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by Zkools20
March 23rd, 2020, 11:18 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Work from home and road congestion
Replies: 28
Views: 5922

Re: Work from home and road congestion

I live on the 10th floor of a 20 story and if I need to leave I use the stairs. The two times I used the elevator was to carry groceries up and I just used a Kleenex or a plastic bag to push buttons and wash my hands after
by Zkools20
February 14th, 2019, 12:17 pm
Forum: Cities Around the World
Topic: Des Moines
Replies: 63
Views: 12837

Re: Des Moines

Just an update on The Fifth in Des Moines. Construction officially start on parking garage and finalizing permits for the theater/office portion. The tower part should be in the final stages of securing financing and permits. Also blackbird has switched sites to the Klad mall and plans to start demo...
by Zkools20
February 27th, 2018, 1:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4598
Views: 449359

Re: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)

How long before this is completed assuming they start late summer
by Zkools20
February 25th, 2018, 5:58 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: CP Ford Spur to Highland Park
Replies: 32
Views: 2062

Re: CP Ford Spur to Highland Park

I appreciate the response, but I still don't see how the cost-benefit equation ever balances out in favor of rail in the Ford Spur west of 7th, especially given the vastly greater likelihood of congestion once it interlines with the mixed-traffic Riverview portion. Your map is pretty, but it's also...
by Zkools20
February 25th, 2018, 3:35 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: CP Ford Spur to Highland Park
Replies: 32
Views: 2062

Re: CP Ford Spur to Highland Park

Now that’s what I call a transit plan! Look at all those light rails connecting every suburb to both cities.
by Zkools20
February 19th, 2018, 5:44 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP to Rochester High Speed Rail
Replies: 466
Views: 62711

Re: High Speed Rail MSP to Rochester

Wouldn’t it make sense to have the route start in town cities and end in Chicago. It would be popular like with stops in a few cities along the way
by Zkools20
February 19th, 2018, 4:25 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP to Rochester High Speed Rail
Replies: 466
Views: 62711

Re: High Speed Rail MSP to Rochester

That’s one way to do it, but I honestly think we should go modern and do a high speed rail between two major cities. Allow people to commute between the two cities faster.