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by saxman
22 Nov 2020 18:33
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Love Field People Mover
Replies: 58
Views: 30368

Re: Dallas Love Field People Mover

Coming from the center of Plano, I've found that taking the 208 from NW Plano TC can be a bit faster than the Red Line. Of course I prefer to take the train, I have to admit the express bus is pretty darn quick and comfortable. Of course that assumes the DNT isn't too backed up.
by saxman
04 Nov 2020 18:18
Forum: Texas Transportation + Infrastructure
Topic: Austin Metro Proposes Massive Transit System
Replies: 11
Views: 5590

Re: Austin Metro Proposes Massive Transit System

It looks like the measure passed to expand Austin's Metro system. I'll definitely be a user of the train to the airport.
by saxman
08 Oct 2020 21:43
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 266
Views: 134166

Re: DFW Airport

Those high C gates were an add on to terminal C sometime in the 80's or 90's, I believe. You go down a ramp and the space is whofully inadequate. I hope they work on the entirety of C one of these days. It's the only terminal left with the old floor tile that AA installed in the early 90's.
by saxman
24 Apr 2020 16:22
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: LBJ East reconstruction
Replies: 10
Views: 9549

Re: LBJ East reconstruction

Looks like this project is starting next week with the permanent closure of the HOV lanes.

https://635east.com/be-in-the-know/clos ... n-changes/
by saxman
26 Sep 2019 13:48
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: DART: Bus system
Replies: 52
Views: 26436

Re: DART: Bus system

DART Is (Finally) Ready to Redo Its Bus System DART has hired Jarrett Walker, the consultant whose firm redesigned Seattle and Houston's networks, to redesign its bus network. In its previous work, Walker's firm improved bus networks by focusing them less on area coverage and more on high ridership...
by saxman
13 Jul 2019 11:22
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 138
Views: 68575

Re: TexRail

Looking at the regional level the dichotomy is even more obvious. Since DART's inception 93% of North Texas population growth has been outside of the DART service area. Both developers and the "common person" would appear to be actively avoiding mass transit. Your logic is flawed I could ...
by saxman
28 Oct 2018 21:09
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 138
Views: 68575

Re: TexRail

It looks like service will start January 5, 2019. That's getting close! They already posted timetables and it appears it will run daily every hour. I'm surprised there is no difference between weekday and weekday schedules, but I'm glad there seems to be Sunday service. Since TRE still doesn't offer...

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