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02-20-2017 - 13:31
synonymouse
What planning? The handful of insiders who put together this plan were never interested in any concerns but their own. Any call for electric light rail or grade separations were quickly chucked to
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02-19-2017 - 21:16
synonymouse
You can do little when you are hobbled by heavy freight FRA-AAR rules. No ramps or flyovers. The traffic situation in the Northbay has worsened markedly just in the past several years. So San Raf
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02-18-2017 - 21:02
synonymouse
Everything is up in the air until SMART revenue(?) ops begin. Subsequently we'll find out if there exists a disgruntled deep pockets out there ready to take on Bosco and finance a revote on the sales
Forum: Discussion
02-17-2017 - 17:57
synonymouse
Payback to Jerry Brown for quashing every attempt to audit this thing. And the crooked but typical strategy of rushing to bid before the funding is approved. BART will be happy as the last thing
Forum: Discussion
02-16-2017 - 11:21
synonymouse
BARTf is a sanctuary for $250k/yr. janitors. The f was a typo but on review what the hell.
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02-16-2017 - 11:16
synonymouse
Any "war" would be between Marin yoga yuppies and ritchie riches vs. Doug Bosco. He is connected but there are a lot more of them so it would pose a real problem for the Party. But before that SMA
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02-13-2017 - 19:15
synonymouse
Dump the freight and move on to real electric rail transit.
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02-11-2017 - 18:39
synonymouse
Apparently Kopp has said that he favored Tejon but was shut down. Of course he was one of the prime movers in the terrible decision to favor BART to SFO over Caltrain to the East Bay Terminal and ele
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02-09-2017 - 14:55
synonymouse
http://abc7news.com/news/two-injured-in-san-francisco-muni-train-shooting/1746669/ If you duck will plastic seats stop lead? Of course the new Siemens have longitudinal. Good luck.
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02-09-2017 - 11:10
synonymouse
Charlie Smallwood told me Muni management had studied operating buses in the Twin Peaks Tunnel but resolved it was too narrow. But the Sunset Tunnel was considered wide enough to bustitute. My imp
Forum: Discussion
02-07-2017 - 20:58
synonymouse
All handily managed with a flyover, viaduct - call it what you will - over the downtown cross streets indicated. Ditch the freight and the doodlebugs.
Forum: Discussion
02-07-2017 - 14:39
synonymouse
I certainly hope you are right but I suggest you are downplaying the malevolent power of the "darkside", ie. BART Vader. Of course the B should never have been trashed - one of numerous major mista
Forum: Discussion
02-07-2017 - 12:36
synonymouse
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Neighborhood-group-sues-to-stop-Muni-project-on-10912624.php The existing curb lane stops are safer on this crazy busy street. Obvious approach is to convert
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02-06-2017 - 19:49
synonymouse
http://www.tehachapinews.com/news/residents-ask-what-s-the-benefit-of-high-speed-rail/article_184816ae-e99f-11e6-85e6-6fab174f3f61.html C'mon let's just ram CAHSR up the culo of the Tejon Mountain
Forum: Discussion
02-06-2017 - 16:46
synonymouse
Remember it well. Building a new transit terminal before grade separating SMART is the dumbest. So naturlich that is what they want.
Forum: Discussion
02-06-2017 - 16:36
synonymouse
4th St. was better before they "modernized" it. It is a wonder they did not try to change the name of the street, like Main St. in Petaluma.
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02-06-2017 - 12:49
synonymouse
Sorry about that - seemed one became the other. Been 40 years since I used to live on Picnic Ave. Still San Rafael loves its cars; the freeway and the cross street arterials set the tone. Prior t
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02-06-2017 - 11:13
synonymouse
BART-MTC-ABAG will be most pleased with no Caltrain electrification. Last thing BART wants is a modern standard gauge OC electric railway to compare to its garbage bizarrotech.
Forum: Discussion
02-06-2017 - 11:09
synonymouse
San Rafael and Marin in general is not rail interested. It is auto crazy and real estate development crazy, like the rest of California. San Rafael paved over the Bellam crossing with the foreknowle
Forum: Discussion
02-05-2017 - 15:11
synonymouse
It is germane as FRA-AAR rules, not FTA, apply throughout if freight so much touches SMART rails. Idem interstate commerce rules. Besides grade separations will be needed at certain other spots th
Forum: Discussion
02-05-2017 - 10:57
synonymouse
SMART IMHO does not have a viable plan. It is just a bunch of local good ol' boys having fun with their first prototype train layout. The gypsy only knows what the patronage figures will look like.
Forum: Discussion
02-03-2017 - 18:55
synonymouse
Oh boy, which third rail?
Forum: Discussion
01-31-2017 - 09:32
synonymouse
Never "misunderestimate" the raw political power of BART-MTC-ABAG-the ghost of PB-LTK.
Forum: Discussion
01-26-2017 - 12:55
synonymouse
Market Street was classic cut and cover.
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01-26-2017 - 10:28
synonymouse
http://www.sfgate.com/local/article/A-subterranean-cathedral-Stunning-photos-from-10884164.php "We chose the cut-and-cover mode of construction to minimize impact on those using the streets above,"
Forum: Discussion
01-20-2017 - 15:57
synonymouse
United Railroads morphed into the Market Street Railway, but Muni was always the San Francisco Municipal Railway.
Forum: Discussion
01-20-2017 - 15:53
synonymouse
Very dangerous crossing at Water St. and Washington St. I have seen 2 crashes there of motorists trying to cross straight from one side of Water to the other. If you want streetcars in Petaluma wi
Forum: Discussion
01-16-2017 - 17:44
synonymouse
As a pedestrian in my Northbay hood I see the entitled blowing stop signs and red lights all the time. They are not afraid of the cops.
Forum: Discussion
01-16-2017 - 17:34
synonymouse
SMART beyond the northside of Sir Francis Drake to serve the corridor would follow 101. BART scorched earth tactics indicated, aerials and all - nothing pretty there to worry about anyway. Tract dev
Forum: Discussion
01-15-2017 - 19:40
synonymouse
Asking the Donald to become a deus ex machina and save us from boondoggle is pretty close to expecting a miracle. There is a slight chance he at some point traveled by car between SF and LA and he kn
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