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ION - Waterloo Region's Light Rail Transit
Missed #9, since the article explicitly says it excludes inter-city systems.
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Missed BART because even though it's a heavy rail metro, it operates at shitty frequencies that are more akin to what GO RER will be like.
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(11-29-2015, 11:29 AM)Canard Wrote: At University of Waterloo, some kind of paved road is being put down on the other side of the fences that the University just put up.  Is this a maintenance access road or something for the track?
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That's no road.

That's a space station.

-- I mean, that's the Laurel Trail.  They tore it up at the beginning of the summer to make space for the double track and an access road to do the work. And now they've put it back.  It's a few metres to the west of it's old location.

It was very frustrating that the University was tearing up the sidewalk on Ring Road while the trail was still closed. I had been using that sidewalk as a replacement for the trail.
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(11-30-2015, 12:59 PM)Markster Wrote: 7/11

A few fairly random guesses there.
I'm surprised that so many people get the BART wrong; that's one of the ones I got no problem.

And the map clearly is not St Petersburg or Sao Paulo, so it's got to be San Francisco.
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I got 10/11 purely by guessing and process of elimination, e.g. some cities have a long history with subways and thus a dense underground network.
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So it goes LRT, Laurel Trail, Fence, Ring Road, Sidewalk? That's weird.

I got 10/11. Missed #2. Sad but I hate Moscows metro so I've never paid much attention to it. So old-looking and frilly. I'm a Washington DC/Montreal fanboy. Smile
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11/11! Booyah!

maps are kind of my thing -
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(11-30-2015, 01:38 PM)Markster Wrote: That's no road.

That's a space station.

-- I mean, that's the Laurel Trail.  They tore it up at the beginning of the summer to make space for the double track and an access road to do the work. And now they've put it back.  It's a few metres to the west of it's old location.

It was very frustrating that the University was tearing up the sidewalk on Ring Road while the trail was still closed.  I had been using that sidewalk as a replacement for the trail.

Not only is it the Laurel Trail, it's part of the Trans Canada Trail. It is very frustrating that an important trail link can be closed for as long as it has been.
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Got 11/11 which is surprising since some of those cities I'm not that familiar with, but a bit of logic and geography helps quite a bit.
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Also can boast 11/11. Some luck, some knowledge.
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I'm amazed everyone got Glasgow. I really thought nobody knew about that one. It has crazy history.
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Utility crews are working late - just passed Queen and Duke where the floodlights are up and equipment is still busy past 9PM.
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Strange... no imposing deadlines to hit on that one.
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I drove past William & Caroline earlier this evening and the tracks are across the road.
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(11-30-2015, 01:38 PM)Markster Wrote:
(11-29-2015, 11:29 AM)Canard Wrote: At University of Waterloo, some kind of paved road is being put down on the other side of the fences that the University just put up.  Is this a maintenance access road or something for the track?
[Image: attachment.php?aid=597]

That's no road.

That's a space station.

-- I mean, that's the Laurel Trail.  They tore it up at the beginning of the summer to make space for the double track and an access road to do the work. And now they've put it back.  It's a few metres to the west of it's old location.

It was very frustrating that the University was tearing up the sidewalk on Ring Road while the trail was still closed.  I had been using that sidewalk as a replacement for the trail.

Ummm ...  When did the world get a Light Blue Tardis? No wait it is a Dark Blue so what Tardis is light blue?
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