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  Thread: Road design, safety and Vision Zero
Post: RE: Road design, safety and Vision Zero

City Engineer: a 53' tractor trailer can't make those turns, so lets just scallop them back until we have the original configuration.
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 601 193,694 12-19-2022, 08:27 AM
  Thread: What does DTK need?
Post: RE: What does DTK need?

U-Haul is a national chain downtown. It's got an unfortunate street presence, but I suppose it's useful as more people move to DTK.
  jamincan Urban Issues 176 22,480 11-30-2022, 09:54 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

Seems a Flair plane overshot the runway at YKF. https://twitter.com/jonathan_strom/status/1596133317878763521?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1596133317878763521%7Ctwgr%5Ec3089...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 1,373 1,118,267 11-25-2022, 11:32 AM
  Thread: General Road and Highway Discussion
Post: RE: General Road and Highway Discussion

Don't you live in the Netherlands now?
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 3,137 2,250,236 11-24-2022, 01:00 PM
  Thread: Garment Street Condos | 25 & 6 fl | U/C
Post: RE: Garment Street Condos | 25 & 6 fl | U/C

ac3r Wrote: (11-16-2022, 09:55 PM) -- That's like expecting a Ford Taurus to have...I don't know...what a Lamborghini has inside of it. :'P Don't you guys know we prefer profit over practicality in t...
  jamincan Urban Areas 497 217,288 11-18-2022, 01:14 PM
  Thread: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
Post: RE: General Food, Dining and Nightlife News

Joedelay Highhoe Wrote: (11-11-2022, 03:43 PM) -- Since we're on the topic of coffee... does anyone have a recommendation for the best place to buy whole roasted beans? I always used to patronize...
  jamincan Food, Dining and Nightlife 2,317 2,049,791 11-13-2022, 01:31 PM
  Thread: General Suburban Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Suburban Updates and Rumours

This would be just east of Fischer-Hallman.
  jamincan Suburbs 1,234 958,328 10-30-2022, 07:20 PM
  Thread: ION Phase 2 - Cambridge's Light Rail Transit
Post: RE: ION Phase 2 - Cambridge's Light Rail Transit

Halfway seriously, how much does it cost to lay astroturf compared to real turf? It's not like anyone would be having a picnic there.
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 1,133 709,680 10-07-2022, 07:43 AM
  Thread: Road design, safety and Vision Zero
Post: RE: Road design, safety and Vision Zero

We were hearing the same issue with airplanes that were delayed unloading at Pearson. In general, I think most people handle exceptional circumstances poorly.
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 601 193,694 09-26-2022, 12:50 PM
  Thread: General Suburban Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Suburban Updates and Rumours

danbrotherston Wrote: (09-23-2022, 10:25 AM) -- jamincan Wrote: (09-23-2022, 09:06 AM) -- It's electronic - the same system they use to disable carts leaving the property. I'd think the locking mech...
  jamincan Suburbs 1,234 958,328 09-24-2022, 11:53 AM
  Thread: General Suburban Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Suburban Updates and Rumours

ijmorlan Wrote: (09-23-2022, 07:56 AM) -- What I meant was, how do they allocate parts of the store between the two levels? I’ve used the shopping cart movators at Stanley Park, but one only needs to...
  jamincan Suburbs 1,234 958,328 09-23-2022, 09:07 AM
  Thread: General Suburban Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Suburban Updates and Rumours

danbrotherston Wrote: (09-23-2022, 06:16 AM) -- ac3r Wrote: (09-23-2022, 01:47 AM) -- Elevators and escalators. There are escalators that will magnetically lock a shopping carts' wheels when it's on...
  jamincan Suburbs 1,234 958,328 09-23-2022, 09:06 AM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

That doesn't look like the traditional red brick characteristic of Southern Ontario, but I'm not sure when the more brown bricks started replacing it.
  jamincan Urban Areas 5,589 4,003,065 09-22-2022, 12:13 PM
  Thread: Grand River Transit
Post: RE: Grand River Transit

Bytor Wrote: (09-16-2022, 11:11 AM) -- jamincan Wrote: (09-14-2022, 01:56 PM) -- Our existing transportation commissioner sets the bar very very low, so I'd take this announcement with a healthy dos...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 4,339 3,266,016 09-20-2022, 07:47 AM
  Thread: General Retail News
Post: RE: General Retail News

They're probably positioning themselves for further expansion. Alectra is a similarly generic-sounding municipally-owned utility.
  jamincan Retail 985 895,747 09-15-2022, 08:03 AM
  Thread: Grand River Transit
Post: RE: Grand River Transit

Our existing transportation commissioner sets the bar very very low, so I'd take this announcement with a healthy dose of optimism
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 4,339 3,266,016 09-14-2022, 01:56 PM
  Thread: General Retail News
Post: RE: General Retail News

creative Wrote: (09-01-2022, 12:46 PM) -- First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (OTC:FCXXF) Q2 2022 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2022 2:00 PM ET “Some of the notable new large space deal...
  jamincan Retail 985 895,747 09-06-2022, 07:26 PM
  Thread: St. Patrick's celebrations
Post: RE: St. Patrick's celebrations

Anti-truck crusader, or drunk student? https://www.reddit.com/r/waterloo/comments/x7g7ex/can_universities_be_pressured_to_encourage_their/
  jamincan Urban Issues 438 209,448 09-06-2022, 06:03 PM
  Thread: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 22 Weber Street West | 15 fl | Proposed

robdrimmie Wrote: (08-26-2022, 03:30 PM) -- ijmorlan Wrote: (08-26-2022, 01:07 PM) -- We should all be grateful to Spokes and other creators who do positive things for the community. It is highly da...
  jamincan Urban Areas 73 14,248 08-29-2022, 08:24 AM
  Thread: General Retail News
Post: RE: General Retail News

Presumably the Canadian Tire would be closing on Victoria? This seems like a rather small location for a new Canadian Tire even if it is mildly larger than the Victoria location. I suppose they could ...
  jamincan Retail 985 895,747 08-26-2022, 07:30 AM
  Thread: Road design, safety and Vision Zero
Post: RE: Road design, safety and Vision Zero

One area where the Dutch do much better is indicating priority with different surface colours, and often grades ie. the cars have the bump to go over the sidewalk rather than a crosswalk being at grad...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 601 193,694 08-12-2022, 12:25 PM
  Thread: The Bright Building (749 King St W) | 18 + 3 fl | U/C
Post: RE: The Bright Building (749 King St W) | 18 + 3 f...

Space for service or emergency vehicles? Although I don't think emergency vehicles use the LRT right of way even though I think it was constructed with that in mind.
  jamincan Urban Areas 220 91,069 08-02-2022, 09:53 AM
  Thread: Cycling in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Cycling in Waterloo Region

If we're going to the trouble of building a MUT there, why would we shove it in the middle? Why not just put it along the side like it is on Franklin and every other road in the region? It is more con...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 4,723 3,010,678 07-29-2022, 08:29 AM
  Thread: General Road and Highway Discussion
Post: RE: General Road and Highway Discussion

danbrotherston Wrote: (07-26-2022, 05:06 AM) -- I advance my goals by spending my energy promoting them and recruiting for them. I don't advance my goals by telling others that their goals are wrong,...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 3,137 2,250,236 07-26-2022, 08:45 AM
  Thread: General Road and Highway Discussion
Post: RE: General Road and Highway Discussion

danbrotherston Wrote: (07-24-2022, 04:06 PM) -- I love how bike theft is an ever present obstacle to cycling but the pitch forks only come out for non destructive, non violent action against cars.  R...
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 3,137 2,250,236 07-24-2022, 05:46 PM
  Thread: Cycling in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Cycling in Waterloo Region

Isn't Franklin a regional road too? On Franklin, the bike lane/path crosses the exit at 90 degrees. I don't see why they couldn't have done the same on Northfield.
  jamincan Transportation and Infrastructure 4,723 3,010,678 07-24-2022, 05:40 PM

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