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Old Posted Nov 13, 2019, 5:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Londonee View Post
You dont think tying our most important civic boulevard - with several essential cultural assets and tourist attractions - into our mass transit network is a "great use for transit?"
If you want to incorporate the Boulevard with mass transit, run a subway up its ROW. That was the plan for the loop, and it'd still work just as well. You could do cut-and-cover under the parkway and still allow traffic to move during construction by keeping the outer lanes open.

The City Branch is nothing more than a ditch. It was never intended for passenger use, and its best use now is to be developed upon. Whether that development should be public space (ie. the rail park) or private (ie. this project) is up for debate.
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