Urban Ring Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting #36 (12/3/12)

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Urban Ring Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting #36 (12/3/12)

Postby BostonUrbEx » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:32 pm

Tweets I made at the Urban Ring Citizens Advisory Committee's 36th meeting on 12/3/12: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23URCAC&src=hash



Copy of tweets, as link will expire after some time (rail related in bold):

http://twitpic.com/bittzp - Going to try to live tweet the Urban Ring CAC Meeting (#URCAC)

http://twitpic.com/bitut8 - Page 1/2 of Melnea Cass update. #URCAC

@universalhub 25% design of Melnea Cass reconstruction features tree lined road with busway reservation in the median. #URCAC

Melnea Cass reconstruction to feature onstreet parking, busway reservation, trees. No bike lanes planned. #URCAC

http://twitpic.com/biu1uk - Ruggles Station third commuter rail platform plan. #URCAC

Yawkey Station will be completed in time for Worcester Line schedule expansion in Fall 2013. #URCAC

East Boston Bypass Road opened last Monday; open to commercial and taxi traffic. #URCAC

http://twitpic.com/biu634 - Page One of the alternative analysis for Silver Line to Chelsea. #URCAC

http://twitpic.com/biu730 - List of routing alternatives for Silver Line to Chelsea. #URCAC

CT2 and CT3 buses may be combined, routed through LMA. CT3 may be extended to JFK/Umass. #URCAC

Love the guy who just bashed this CT bus/BRT stuff and said go straight to rail. #URCAC

#URCAC meeting over; tweeting will now subside. @broadway_jayD



Also; the commuter rail stop at Sullivan Square was brought up. I thought that idea was dead (and I hope it will never happen, so long as there is no urban ring rail), but apparently there is still life to it.

I'd recommend minimal discussion here due to what I would expect to be minimal discussion of rail, as everything was primarily in regard to buses. Also, we have threads in relation to all of the aforementioned rail projects. The intent of this thread is to inform you folks of what is going on in the Urban Ring Citizens Advisory Committee meetings, that is all.
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Re: Urban Ring Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting #36 (12/3

Postby sery2831 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:52 am

ANY Urban Ring Discussion is banned here, since it revolves around buses. Sorry.
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