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Old Posted Jun 11, 2019, 8:49 PM
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It isn't enough to buy any additional Green Line phases, according to the City's numbers.

So should the city never change anything then? If they are only going to screw things up? I don't care what happened on whatever lights you're talking about, if we are going to spend money on transitways and claim that the buses have signal priority, it is unacceptable to me to now see buses sat through entire light signals waiting for cars. Every single time.
My point was it's enough to build interchanges on the far north section to keep the line grade separated. I fully realize that they need more money to build the entire line--a ton more money!

You also clearly didn't get my point about the signalization. It's all related so if they can't do one thing what makes you think they can do the other? They probably have done what you want and fucked it up. Or maybe they're like me and don't care about buses having priority over cars. The city needs to face reality and just admit cars > transit and will be for a long time.
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Old Posted Jun 12, 2019, 12:43 AM
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Some REM construction pics

Du Quartier Station in Brossard



Édouard-Montpetit Station



South Shore Terminal Station in Brossard



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Old Posted Jun 21, 2019, 2:48 PM
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Inauguration ceremony for K-W's Ion now underway in Kitchener:

https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=68597
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Old Posted Jun 21, 2019, 4:10 PM
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It doesn't even compare.

It has taken that city almost a decade to build some extra roads and bridges since the first phase. And the "connection" to downtown is straight-up embarrassing.. Basically it becomes a bus again on Main street in the thick of congestion doing nothing a rapid transit system should do. They could have at least grade separated the transit line from Harkness to Union station but the short sightedness of it all is incomparable. A project of this magnitude should transform a city and bring about a new way of thinking/living. And it honestly has done nothing to get people out of their cars.
Which is different from what Ottawa had for years, how?
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Old Posted Jun 21, 2019, 7:33 PM
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Edmonton's Valley-line SE



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Old Posted Jun 21, 2019, 9:23 PM
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Do you have a link to how the bridge will look when completed?
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the ION is open now eh

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Old Posted Jul 4, 2019, 12:35 PM
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The ION reportedly carried almost 300,000 passengers in the eleven free days up to July 1st.
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Old Posted Sep 15, 2019, 8:09 PM
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Some Montreal REM photos from August are up on their facebook page (captions in French and English often)

https://www.facebook.com/pg/REMgrand...=page_internal
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the ION is open now eh

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