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by f4shionablecha0s
29 Jul 2017 20:48
Forum: Site Issues + Feedback
Topic: Site UI, UX and formatting
Replies: 14
Views: 1596

Re: Site UI, UX and formatting

Seriously, what can we do to fix the coathanger abortion of a user interface this forum has now? What exactly is the purpose of the "Dm" black bar currently obscuring part of the text entry box I'm using right now? Why is the banner at the top of the page so ludicrously huge? Why do I have...
by f4shionablecha0s
26 May 2017 22:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 43
Views: 5171

Re: AT&T Discovery District

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AT&T experimenting with LEDs.

Click the picture if you want to see the photo upright... strange forum bug...
by f4shionablecha0s
23 Mar 2017 15:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 86
Views: 8173

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Hard to believe DART, the city or any entity would just get rid of a station on this side of Deep Ellum. It's not hard to believe at all. That station gets almost no passengers when you look at the numbers. It also doesn't serve Deep Ellum nearly as well as the Baylor station does. Shutting it down...
by f4shionablecha0s
17 Mar 2017 09:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 96
Views: 8497

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

Neiman's has been owned by outsiders for decades. If the downtown store wasn't a net positive (including the positive impact on the overall brand) it would have been closed long ago.
by f4shionablecha0s
15 Feb 2017 16:41
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 97
Views: 6979

Re: DART D2 Subway

CTroyMathis wrote:
muncien wrote:I've got a silly question that maybe one of our knowledgeable rail contributors can speak to...
Can the modern street cars run on the existing DART LRT tracks?


Yes.

But I doubt the floor of the street cars lines up with the platforms at the LRT stations.
by f4shionablecha0s
10 Feb 2017 11:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Rankings and Quality of Life
Replies: 7
Views: 868

Re: Rankings and Quality of Life

tamtagon wrote:A big multi-'player' inland port like Alliance Airport would be fantastic in South Dallas....

It was attempted. Alliance killed it.

http://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-leaders-walked-arm-in-arm-with-john-wiley-price-in-the-betrayal-of-southern-dallas-7141020
by f4shionablecha0s
27 Jan 2017 12:32
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 23
Views: 2241

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Here's a fun Jetrail video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q5T1_sUy1s Building some sort of people mover from the terminal to Bachman Station seems inevitable, but I really don't understand why all the concepts are in a tunnel. Is that to make the trip time the shortest possible? The view of down...
by f4shionablecha0s
26 Jan 2017 16:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 184
Views: 17363

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

lakewoodhobo wrote:The Drever website is live: https://thedreverdallas.com/

The website says: "Juxtaposed near luxury iconic Dallas retailers, Neiman Marcus and Forty Five Ten..."

Juxtaposed. So, what, they're gonna have a Foot Locker and a Sears?
by f4shionablecha0s
23 Jan 2017 10:52
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 97
Views: 6979

Re: DART D2 Subway

Having an alignment that is under 3-4 blocks away from the current alignment is just pointless and wasteful. The only alignments that make any sort of sense or Young and Wood. lol classic DART thinking. Instead of serving any one area extremely well we always choose to provide mediocre service to t...
by f4shionablecha0s
11 Jan 2017 10:24
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Dallas: The Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 2098

Re: Dallas Bankruptcy Threat

tanzoak wrote:They've probably lost more money with the waiting than they would have if they had just cut prices by 15% or whatever.

I'd bet you a hundred bucks that they have hired consultants to perform that analysis and they disagree with you.

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