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Old 08-16-2010, 04:39 PM
 
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Well I wasn't saying the NYC metro is any better, just that even if one is worst than the other I don't think it's a big enough difference to even notice.
True enough.

I remember we would leave Ft. Gordon and trek it to ATL and BAM!, the traffic definitely reminded me of home (whether or not it was better or worse is beyond me lol)
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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Its only 482,000. Very small for a city of Atlanta's size , only 259,000 for Rail. And 220,000 for bus.....thats very bad...
Not small at all.The city of Atlanta has around 540,000 residents.You do the math.Thats actually pretty decent.MARTA onlly runs within the peremetr of the City itself;not outside the metro.
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:42 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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No small at all.The city of Atlanta has around 540,000 residents.You do the math.Thats actually pretty decent.
The system goes outside the inner core and into the suburbs and only 2 lines.....
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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The system goes outside the inner core and into the suburbs and only 2 lines.....
Go take a nap.Its 4 lines and no it does not go outside the inner core or in the suburbs AT ALL!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropo...nsit_Authority
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:53 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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Go take a nap.Its 4 lines and no it does not go outside the inner core or in the suburbs AT ALL!
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its more 2 , the other 2 lines merge into the 2 other form 1. So its 2 with 2 branches , not 4.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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Its more 2 , the other 2 lines merge into the 2 other form 1. So its 2 with 2 branches , not 4.
its official.You need a nap.Sleep deprivation.
Where do you see only 2 branches?Are you blind?


I should clarify something I said earlier.We consider the ITP(Inside the Perimeter-285).Any thing out of that is OTP.Outside the perimenter.Even if you take that into account,the population would still be under 650,000 people which is still not bad.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:05 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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its official.You need a nap.Sleep deprivation.
Where do you see only 2 branches?Are you blind?
The Orange line branches off the red line , the Green line branches off the blue line....
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:09 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Let's see if he's consistent. How many lines are in the PATH system?

Service - PATH - Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:11 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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The system goes outside the inner core and into the suburbs and only 2 lines.....
Here's the rundown:
Cars were popularly being used around the mids 1920s-40s

Newark's pop (history):
1870- 105K (50+ years before cars)
1950- 458K (20,000 ppsm)

Atlanta's pop (history):
1870: 22K (50+ years before cars)
1950: 331K (2,600 ppsm)

Newark had a strong job market before cars came into the picture (and don't forget that JC was right there next to Newark) so it was crucial for the combined populations of the two cities to get to point A to point B. The city was built dense and rails were a must. Even the burbs when they started experiencing major growth early on.
Atlanta on the other hand didn't hit 100K between until 1900-1910, and Atlanta has a 7 times larger land mass than Newark . Basically, Atlanta's Metro area big spurt of growth was when cars were a big part of the nations society. The area was built more car friendly, and the city/burbs were more sprawled out.

There's nothing you can do about history.
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Old 08-16-2010, 05:11 PM
 
Location: On the Rails in Northern NJ
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Let's see if he's consistent. How many lines are in the PATH system?

Service - PATH - Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
The PATH system has 2 lines. Newark - WTC & 33rd - Hoboken , and an interconnection line. Hoboken - Jersey City JCT.

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