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View Poll Results: Cleveland or St. Louis
Cleveland 67 38.73%
St. Louis 106 61.27%
Voters: 173. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-15-2008, 03:57 PM
 
Location: LaSalle Park / St. Louis
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I agree that you can't make a choice unless you've experienced both cities.

But ...why make a choice. I think St. Louis and Cleveland should work together not compete. They both have positive traits and negative. I wish Cleveland the very best.

I think we should team up and beat up Atlanta and Phoenix.
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Thats kinda odd. You say "St. Louis definitely", but youve never been to Cleveland? How can you decide then? Cleveland might be the best thing to you since sliced bread.
Okay, St. Louis probably. I don't think I could like Cleveland more than St. Louis. My sports teams are in St. Louis anyway.
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:37 PM
 
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Cleveland has better mass transit.
i am originally from the philadelphia area, with several friends in cleveland, so i feel i know the area well. i currently am a medical student at washington university in st. louis. st louis has better transit than cleveland. cleveland has a rail system but no one rides it, at least compared to the busy trains in st louis. you cannot get a seat on the trains here at rush hour. cleveland's rapid system is quiet.
in st louis, metrolink trains serve very important institutions and link downtown stl with downtown clayton. in between you have forest park, wash u, barnes hospital, the central west end, the loop and st louis university. cleveland's trains don't really go where you need them to.

even though cleveland is geographically closer to the east coast, st louis feels more eastern in nature. its more dense and is full of brick buildings, whereas cleveland has more prairie style midwestern architecture. they both have similar numbers and quality of museums, theaters and educational/medical facilities. i agree that cleveland and st louis are both lightyears better than lame cities in the south and west that everyone is so excited about. screw those places.
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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I've ridden the metro to and from a Ram's game. It was pretty crowded that day in September.
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Old 01-15-2008, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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i am originally from the philadelphia area, with several friends in cleveland, so i feel i know the area well. i currently am a medical student at washington university in st. louis. st louis has better transit than cleveland. cleveland has a rail system but no one rides it, at least compared to the busy trains in st louis. you cannot get a seat on the trains here at rush hour. cleveland's rapid system is quiet.
in st louis, metrolink trains serve very important institutions and link downtown stl with downtown clayton. in between you have forest park, wash u, barnes hospital, the central west end, the loop and st louis university. cleveland's trains don't really go where you need them to.

even though cleveland is geographically closer to the east coast, st louis feels more eastern in nature. its more dense and is full of brick buildings, whereas cleveland has more prairie style midwestern architecture. they both have similar numbers and quality of museums, theaters and educational/medical facilities. i agree that cleveland and st louis are both lightyears better than lame cities in the south and west that everyone is so excited about. screw those places.


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You may be right about St. Louis train use. It looks like it is pretty close.

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Old 01-15-2008, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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im skeptical about this list as well.
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Old 01-16-2008, 03:46 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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[quote=ajf131;2524086]I am pretty skeptical about the train use list as long as NYC isn't on it. How can only people from Newark use the Subway? the Subway is popular on both sides of the Hudson, not just New Jersey, as my Manhattan friends could more than attest to.[/quote


My bad, when I made a copy, for some reason it cut off NYC--55%
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:21 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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I am pretty skeptical about the train use list as long as NYC isn't on it. How can only people from Newark use the Subway? the Subway is popular on both sides of the Hudson, not just New Jersey, as my Manhattan friends could more than attest to.[/quote


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ok. That's much better. Now I believe the list.

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Old 01-24-2008, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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ok. That's much better. Now I believe the list.
This list is from 2002. From my understanding st. louis expanded their services/ new line in 05? i'd like to see an updated list

I've ridden the train in st. louis in 06. One was for a concert downtown, and the train was packed. Another was riding from my cousin's to the loop and forest park and their were a ton of people there. my aunt works in central west end and there were a ton of people waiting for the metro there. So, I don't know how accurate this list is...

People from cleveland i've met say no one rides their light rail train.

I'm suprised chicago's not the second on this list. Chicago's trains are packed daily and there are so many lines. Chicago and New York IMO first two, then boston DC.
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Old 01-24-2008, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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stl, I guess. I really like cleveland more, but I had to do it. and stl has more goign on downtown that cleveland, but still not much. I see alot of posts saying that stl's downtown is jamming, but it's still this little city on a river, with the tallest structure a monument.(should be a building). but then again it does beat out cleveland.
grow up. where the heck are you from? the megolopolis of indiana? "little city on a river"... ignorant posts, as much of your posts are, should be reported and then you should be banned for making all of us look dumb to spectators.
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