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Old 05-06-2010, 11:39 AM
 
Location: In the heights
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Dallas fits the bill pretty nicely. Decent public transportation right now, and possibly good public transportation in a few years from now. It's got about 14 more light rail stations opening at the end of this year and an entire new line coming next year, so it's expanding aggressively.
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Old 05-06-2010, 11:41 AM
 
Location: from houstoner to bostoner to new yorker;)
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Here's a complete DART system map.

http://www.dartnet.org/connect/maps/...Map14sep09.pdf
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Old 05-06-2010, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Dallas is light-rail. I don't know if the OP would want to rely on something like that without a car. I mean, it stops at traffic lights, lol.
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Old 05-06-2010, 12:50 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Dallas is light-rail. I don't know if the OP would want to rely on something like that without a car. I mean, it stops at traffic lights, lol.
Then why would you even bring up Portland which is pretty much entirely surface-level light rail or SF which relies heavily on MUNI which is also light rail? That's just plain nonsensical.
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Old 05-06-2010, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Then why would you even bring up Portland which is pretty much entirely surface-level light rail or SF which relies heavily on MUNI which is also light rail? That's just plain nonsensical.

Because it's a bigger system at least, and it's also right on the water, which is what they're looking for.
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Old 05-06-2010, 12:53 PM
 
Location: West LA
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DENVER. Much better climate than the Midwest, great place for young professionals, great scenery, and growing public transit.
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Old 05-06-2010, 01:10 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Because it's a bigger system at least, and it's also right on the water, which is what they're looking for.
What. Are we even in the same thread?
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Old 05-06-2010, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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What. Are we even in the same thread?

lol oh, I'm getting this thread confused with one of the other ones.
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Old 05-06-2010, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Austin,Tx
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That first map of Dallas is rail only. You didn't include bus.

It also didn't include the Trinity Railway Express Commuter train that runs from Dallas to Fort Worth

Trinity Railway Express (TRE)
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Old 05-09-2010, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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It also didn't include the Trinity Railway Express Commuter train that runs from Dallas to Fort Worth

Trinity Railway Express (TRE)
Dallas is doing a lot of work expanding their rail system anyways. In 10 years no one would even be able to recognize it.
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