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Old 08-04-2011, 12:56 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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*This is a fantasy map*

Regardless though...thoughts?

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Old 08-04-2011, 06:17 AM
 
Location: 46201
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In a fantasy land, I think it looks nice enough. Though, I don't understand why the red line scoots up through Broad Ripple then over to Castleton into Noblesville, while two other lines near it cross it heading north. I am guessing the red line is meant to mirror the 19 Castleton bus line. The gray line is routed in a strange manner too.
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Old 08-04-2011, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
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welcome to fantasy island. They may get one line through .. maybe.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:55 AM
 
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I can actually see light rail going east and west and one going northeast and one straight south. Let's face it Union Station is underutilized. Greyhound is there, but if you could add light rail, further develop the people mover to encompass all of downtown and move the main city bus stop to Union Station as well, you could have a very efficient public transportation system without the need for heavy rail.

-Light rail going to the NE quadrant, ie Lawrence, Geist, up into Fishers etc (with a feeder to Carmel).
-Light rail expanding all of route 40 (Washington Street with a feeder to Beech Grove and up to 38th St)
-Light rail heading south to Greenwood. Franklin and Decatur townships just aren't populated enough to extend out to them directly plus people in FT can make the quick trip to Beech Grove and park.
-Express bus from the NW side since I65 has a direct way into Downtown where is north central and north east parts of the city do not.
-Express bus routes coming from varying points on the West side or feed into Washington St.
-Extend the People Mover to move around downtown, def. not through it so it's literally circling downtown
-Keep the express lines running downtown
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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This is basically a cheap knockoff of the D.C. Metro route map that is, as others have noted, pure fantasy.
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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welcome to fantasy island. They may get one line through .. maybe.
Are there actual talks of that happening?
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:27 AM
 
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Yes there are talks, have been for years, not sure when they will get a referendum on the ballot though
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Yes there are talks, have been for years, not sure when they will get a referendum on the ballot though
Can you send me a link if possible? I'd love to read about it
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Old 08-04-2011, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Here is the official proposal as it stands currently.

Indy Connect | A Central Indiana Public Transportation Initiative
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
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Until someone is willing to fund it, file itunder fantasy ...
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