Search:

Type: Posts; User: marnegator

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds; generated 33 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    14,512
    Views
    7,200,342

    Oh wow, I never saw the above rendering for the...

    Oh wow, I never saw the above rendering for the base of that old 1 WTC proposal... makes me doubly disappointed with what we're getting.
  2. Replies
    3,812
    Views
    1,695,423

    With the sole exception of the two island ...

    With the sole exception of the two island platforms at the 125 Street station, every station on the 2 Ave line will be a single island platform. Also note that the projected ridership for the four...
  3. That new medical building will properly realize...

    That new medical building will properly realize what the Northwest Corner building teases us with at the corner of Broadway and 120 St. (To get the most out of it, at least the fourth and fifth...
  4. Replies
    1,094
    Views
    432,686

    Where did I say 40 tph? I said 15 each for...

    Where did I say 40 tph? I said 15 each for Metro-North and Amtrak, which is certainly doable, and service requirements will not not even truly necessitate that for many years to come. When you can...
  5. Replies
    1,094
    Views
    432,686

    Actually Nexis, there's space for six tracks:...

    Actually Nexis, there's space for six tracks: there are guideways cantilevered off the sides of the Hell Gate. In GordonGecko's first picture, notice the small openings on the tower pier: the...
  6. Replies
    1,094
    Views
    432,686

    "Grand Central to Bay Ridge via the South Bronx ,...

    "Grand Central to Bay Ridge via the South Bronx , Central Queens and Central Brooklyn"? How does that even work? Besides, the point should be for easy radial travel, not circuitous travel from the...
  7. Replies
    1,094
    Views
    432,686

    ^ Restore the fourth track and dedicate two each...

    ^ Restore the fourth track and dedicate two each to an X train and the triumvirate of Amtrak, Metro-North, and freight. Amtrak and Metro-North don't have schedules that would seriously tax a...
  8. Replies
    744
    Views
    242,055

    Sending a spur of the 7 train to LaGuardia would...

    Sending a spur of the 7 train to LaGuardia would only serve to reduce the number of trains per hour that could serve Flushing-Main Street, the tenth busiest station in the system by annual ridership...
  9. Replies
    1,094
    Views
    432,686

    The center tracks run to, and terminate at, the...

    The center tracks run to, and terminate at, the lower level of the City Hall station. Since it's not in passenger service, that stretch of track is just used for train storage.
  10. Replies
    1,905
    Views
    878,293

    Poll: ^ Well, there will be a connection between the...

    ^ Well, there will be a connection between the 42nd St - GCT station and the future T train at 42nd but there's nothing in the 2nd Ave Line FEIS about otherwise accommodating the 7 train. Although a...
  11. Gotcha, but I'll let my comment stand because I...

    Gotcha, but I'll let my comment stand because I used to be (am?) a stickler for uniforms. On that note, must... resist urge... to correct the term "flak jacket" ;)
    I would agree with the opinions...
  12. Replies
    116
    Views
    63,806

    @Ninjahedge: Needed to sober up to remember /...

    @Ninjahedge: Needed to sober up to remember / read the labels on the discarded bottles around my place :D
    ...
    Wait a sec... that doesn't paint an endearing picture of me...
  13. Tsk tsk! Don't you remember your FM 3-22.9? ;) ...

    Tsk tsk! Don't you remember your FM 3-22.9? ;) The M4A1 has a muzzle velocity of 2,970 fps


    I think I've once seen an airman (?) in DCU's somewhere in the city, but the soldiers are walking...
  14. Replies
    116
    Views
    63,806

    Ahh... the Internet, a place where people are...

    Ahh... the Internet, a place where people are entitled to know about my interests :)
    Souther Tier Pumking
    Schneider Aventinus
    Schneider Weisse
    Avery Maharaja Imperial IPA
    Lagunitas IPA
    Brooklyn...
  15. ?? 4 WTC's glass has a matte finish? It doesn't...

    ?? 4 WTC's glass has a matte finish? It doesn't look substantially different to 1 WTC's glass (to my untrained eye). Besides, I thought it was discarded a while back by Silverstein.
  16. Replies
    610
    Views
    245,454

    ^ Depends on what you mean? I don't follow......

    ^ Depends on what you mean? I don't follow...
    Still OT (sorry!), I don't think the trestle-style el's are too bad, provided they're in good nick. Over in Jackson Heights and recently in Astoria on...
  17. Replies
    1,433
    Views
    632,596

    They opened part of the eastern mezzanine?! ...

    They opened part of the eastern mezzanine?! Well, it's been a while since I took the subway "just because"...
  18. I would think that the color of the brick makes...

    I would think that the color of the brick makes it stand out quite a bit, and its position along Greenwich certainly doesn't give me any hope that it'll be any less prominent that it already is, PAC...
  19. Poll: ^ :D Where flesh and blood is less real than...

    ^ :D Where flesh and blood is less real than paper and ink, eh?
  20. Replies
    744
    Views
    242,055

    This is a few days late, but it looks like...

    This is a few days late, but it looks like there's some hope of salvaging the "canceled" station at 10 Ave... providing a half-billion comes about. A half-billion for a station... that's almost a...
  21. The visual impact of 60 Wall really depends on...

    The visual impact of 60 Wall really depends on the viewing angle. It's a particularily unpleasant log when viewed from places like the Manhattan Bridge or the Brooklyn Promenade, but less so from...
  22. Replies
    3,812
    Views
    1,695,423

    I thought the two remaining super columns were...

    I thought the two remaining super columns were already at the WTC? Aren't they being worked on under the two tents near the 18000?
  23. Has a pretty clumsy look with just the trusses...

    Has a pretty clumsy look with just the trusses flanking the building's center. Suddenly, I find myself only interested in 1 WTC...
  24. Replies
    712
    Views
    369,789

    Hallelujah indeed! Hard to believe that this...

    Hallelujah indeed! Hard to believe that this building was landmarked after 1 Chase. (I speak as a fan of 1 Chase)
  25. I didn't intend for "absolute waste" to express...

    I didn't intend for "absolute waste" to express disappointment at the lack of something of Tower Verre's scale and quality, just to express disappointment at what is and will be for generations. If...
Results 1 to 25 of 62
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3


Google+ - Facebook - Twitter - Meetup

Edward's photos on Flickr - Wired New York on Flickr - In Queens - In Red Hook - Bryant Park - SQL Backup Software