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Old 05-10-2010, 11:18 PM
 
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Still smaller then the proposed / planned Septa system. But impressive ,i hope it happens....
Can I ask u one question.. Why are u so fascinated with Atlanta and it's transit system. I read the last thread on transit and half of the thread were your posts.. Why haven't you went to other regions on this forum and told them why they should model after DC and all the other transit systems.. Are u doing this just to get on someones nerves or under there skin.??
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:23 AM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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Can I ask u one question.. Why are u so fascinated with Atlanta and it's transit system. I read the last thread on transit and half of the thread were your posts.. Why haven't you went to other regions on this forum and told them why they should model after DC and all the other transit systems.. Are u doing this just to get on someones nerves or under there skin.??
hehe no , i love ATL......Its the Manhattan of the south with its Skyline size. I'm not really fascinated with it. Theres something that keeps attracting me to Atlanta and i don't know what it is , i guess i'll have to visit it. I have gone to almost every forum and gave my opinion on there transit projects and expansions , most of the times they use my state as an example. Due to the Jersey Transplants who live all over the country. Am i getting on you guys nerves , i didn't mean to? I'll try to ease up on the Transit bashing, and showing off.

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Old 05-11-2010, 06:09 AM
 
Location: ATL
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Stop posting stupid threads!

Rail | Philly>>>Atlanta

Women, Things to Do, weather, cost of living, lifestyle, etc | Atlanta>>>Philly
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Old 05-11-2010, 06:14 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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How can you compare the two? One is much older and made up of older railroads and transit lines, and the other was purpose built from 30 to 15 years ago.

Why can't SEPTA be SEPTA, and MARTA be MARTA? Atlanta isn't Philly, and Philly isn't Atlanta. Some people may cheer that difference, and others may lament it, but it exists, so who cares?
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Old 05-11-2010, 08:52 AM
 
Location: ITP - City of Atlanta Proper
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Where can I find that map of the proposed Atlanta transit expansion? - that is, the source website. Thanks.
You can find it here at Citizen for Progressive Transit:

Citizens for Progressive Transit (CfPT) | Atlanta, Georgia
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:11 AM
 
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hehe no , i love ATL......Its the Manhattan of the south with its Skyline size. I'm not really fascinated with it. Theres something that keeps attracting me to Atlanta and i don't know what it is , i guess i'll have to visit it. I have gone to almost every forum and gave my opinion on there transit projects and expansions , most of the times they use my state as an example. Due to the Jersey Transplants who live all over the country. Am i getting on you guys nerves , i didn't mean to? I'll try to ease up on the Transit bashing, and showing off.
It's not that.. The funny thing is.. Anytime Marta gets thrown people always talking about oh it doesn't go anywhere. They need to expand etc. But yet other major cities like Houston, Pheonix, Detroit San Diego etc none of these cities have extensive rail some don't even touch the suburbs... So Marta is fine until they expand.. Marta hits high density areas and it goes to some suburbs the ridership proves how affective Marta is... When they expand I ridership is going to shoot even higher and the density levels are going to grow also....
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:22 AM
 
Location: ITP - City of Atlanta Proper
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It's not that.. The funny thing is.. Anytime Marta gets thrown people always talking about oh it doesn't go anywhere. They need to expand etc. But yet other major cities like Houston, Pheonix, Detroit San Diego etc none of these cities have extensive rail some don't even touch the suburbs... So Marta is fine until they expand.. Marta hits high density areas and it goes to some suburbs the ridership proves how affective Marta is... When they expand I ridership is going to shoot even higher and the density levels are going to grow also....

LOL! Exactly. MARTA sucks so bad it has 250,000 subway riders and 230,000 bus riders every day.

If you want to see some bad transit numbers, look at Miami or Baltimore.

http://www.apta.com/resources/statis...rship_APTA.pdf
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Old 05-11-2010, 03:23 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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It's not that.. The funny thing is.. Anytime Marta gets thrown people always talking about oh it doesn't go anywhere. They need to expand etc. But yet other major cities like Houston, Pheonix, Detroit San Diego etc none of these cities have extensive rail some don't even touch the suburbs... So Marta is fine until they expand.. Marta hits high density areas and it goes to some suburbs the ridership proves how affective Marta is... When they expand I ridership is going to shoot even higher and the density levels are going to grow also....
That wasn't a Fair fight , Detriot? Houston & Phoenix just started there systems , San Diego has lines that go into the suburbs......jeeez

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LOL! Exactly. MARTA sucks so bad it has 250,000 subway riders and 230,000 bus riders every day.

If you want to see some bad transit numbers, look at Miami or Baltimore.

http://www.apta.com/resources/statis...rship_APTA.pdf
Orly , Baltimore will get 2 key Extensions before you guys , i'm sorry to say that but its the truth and Miami seems to be going that direction Aswell. 470,000 is terrible for a city of Atlanta's size , embarrassing. It should be around 600,000+ About 460,000 people daily use the Northeast Corridor line & 1,200 trains. When Atlanta gets something like this , then call me....


YouTube - SB Bi-Level Express

or this


YouTube - NJ Transit ALP-46 #4624 leaving Little Silver NJ

or this


YouTube - NJ Transit ALP-44M #4428 at Little Silver NJ

one day i hope that Atlanta has a station like this.


YouTube - Amtrak & NJ Transit in Newark Penn Station Feb 2010
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Old 05-11-2010, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Hillsboro, OR
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This is like asking "Which is better: South Africa or the United States?"

SEPTA.... and it's not even close.
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Old 05-11-2010, 03:46 PM
 
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That wasn't a Fair fight , Detriot? Houston & Phoenix just started there systems , San Diego has lines that go into the suburbs......jeeez



Orly , Baltimore will get 2 key Extensions before you guys , i'm sorry to say that but its the truth and Miami seems to be going that direction Aswell. 470,000 is terrible for a city of Atlanta's size , embarrassing. It should be around 600,000+ About 460,000 people daily use the Northeast Corridor line & 1,200 trains. When Atlanta gets something like this , then call me....


YouTube - SB Bi-Level Express

or this


YouTube - NJ Transit ALP-46 #4624 leaving Little Silver NJ

or this


YouTube - NJ Transit ALP-44M #4428 at Little Silver NJ

one day i hope that Atlanta has a station like this.


YouTube - Amtrak & NJ Transit in Newark Penn Station Feb 2010




Lets start with our ABC's Shall we

A. Why do we need to call you??

B. No one asked for your advice on how Atlanta should model its system

C.Who are you the regional transit coordinator..

D. Its not an embarrassment we have the most used system in the South

E. We are 8th or 9th most used system, in America

D. Those cities I named are bigger or almost same size in Atlanta and there systems or no where as extensive as Atlanta. I think you are really over doing it with all these videos and what nots on how Atlanta should be..
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