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  1. Too bad we don't have many in-City examples of...

    Too bad we don't have many in-City examples of this infrastructure to show off.
  2. Needs a neighbourhood stewardship program.

    Needs a neighbourhood stewardship program.
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    Sticky: I'll take dry snow and cold and hot dry summers...

    I'll take dry snow and cold and hot dry summers over wet... all year. Much easier to cycle.
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    Sticky: Next ban shopping carts.

    Next ban shopping carts.
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    ^You're absolutely right. This is a great...

    ^You're absolutely right. This is a great solution to a neglected chunk of infrastructure that is well-used in many other parts of the world.
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    Vancouver has a coin-acceptor on their buses and...

    Vancouver has a coin-acceptor on their buses and spits out a timed hard paper tap-able card that is good for the hour or so. They also use the same card for day passes and weekly? This style seems...
  7. Thanks for the photos. I'll have to drive by and...

    Thanks for the photos. I'll have to drive by and take a better look.
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    What. A . joke.

    What. A . joke.
  9. A mid-block park with alley activation would be a...

    A mid-block park with alley activation would be a dream.

    Building is looking great and appreciating the updates.
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    Unfortunate.

    Unfortunate.
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    People working to promote and build the City...

    People working to promote and build the City brand is a bad thing now?
  12. Thread: Montreal REM

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    Exactly. Along existing rail ROW. We're agreeing...

    Do I have to explain this a THIRD time????

    Read carefully that 29.9 km of the line exists and 37 km of new line is to be built.

    The 100 year old tunnel is part of the existing 29.9 km of the...
  13. Thread: Montreal REM

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    I think we know how rail and road ROWs differ and...

    I think we know how rail and road ROWs differ and it would've been wonderful if Edmonton had development cetnred around old Rows as Vancovuer and Montreal does (interurban from the turn of the 20th...
  14. Thread: Montreal REM

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    It's going along the.. what's it.. Exo line?

    It's going along the.. what's it.. Exo line?
  15. Thread: Montreal REM

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    I take it that 4km is the old tunnel under Mont...

    I take it that 4km is the old tunnel under Mont Royal? As per Deux-Montagnes to under Mont Royal is that not an existing rail ROW?
  16. Thread: Montreal REM

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    How is the line not rail ROW for about 50% of the...

    How is the line not rail ROW for about 50% of the line's route?
  17. Thread: Montreal REM

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    *rail as per comment. Yes I wish we had existing...

    *rail as per comment. Yes I wish we had existing rail ROWs for our LRT for it would be easier for building infrastructure and separating rail from existing roads. Like in Montreal and Vancouver.
  18. Thread: Montreal REM

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    Correct. About 8km of line follows a highway on...

    Correct. About 8km of line follows a highway on the west end of the island. The rest of the line...

    Like you said "only 'about' half" is in a ROW.. which is the majority. The only non-ROW sections...
  19. Thread: Montreal REM

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    Again, most of this is along existing rail ROW.

    Again, most of this is along existing rail ROW.
  20. Sticky: The Bus Network Redesign is taking place and will...

    The Bus Network Redesign is taking place and will be in place by the time the LRT is built as well as the rec cetnre. Probably a 7 minute bus ride. It'll take Suder Greens Dr and go right to the rec...
  21. Sticky: ^Bus.

    ^Bus.
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    Wow... ha some would call that a "lifestyle image...

    Wow... ha some would call that a "lifestyle image window banner".
  23. Yeah it's a bit of a dance, for sure. As new...

    Yeah it's a bit of a dance, for sure. As new energy requirements for the country come on-line there will be a lot more restrictions. I know friends of mine in Vancouver (wit their own Building Code)...
  24. Expect more punched windows or buildings with a...

    You're not.[/QUOTE]

    Expect more punched windows or buildings with a wrap-around "skin" that hid the very minimalist basic design. They look and function much better, IMO than what we're used to,...
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    My Mom said recently more and more neighbours...

    My Mom said recently more and more neighbours (Baby Boomers) have been talking positively about the redevelopment and about the LRT (though they gripe about constrcution) but as they age-in-place in...
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