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  Thread: General Suburban Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Suburban Updates and Rumours

It appears the WCDSB has been making progress with the new school they want to build at 50 Thaler Ave. The land swap with the city has yet to be approved (they want to build a new public park facing T...
  ac3r Suburbs 1,183 922,681 Yesterday, 09:00 PM
  Thread: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours

I think there is a thread for this property already since there have been numerous plans for projects here however I can't find it (MyBB search is so bad) but at 47 Charles East they are now proposing...
  ac3r Urban Areas 5,518 3,867,506 Yesterday, 08:52 PM
  Thread: Walking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Walking in Waterloo Region

Bytor Wrote: (Yesterday, 04:34 PM) -- Blatant homophobic insults right there. -- How in the hell did you come to this conclusion because I used the word fangirl? Lmao. No seriously...what? I'd love ...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,386 1,150,469 Yesterday, 08:42 PM
  Thread: GO Transit
Post: RE: GO Transit

danbrotherston Wrote: (Yesterday, 02:26 AM) -- I'm suspect you're replying to some insane thing ac3r said...but this is the whole reason we have government...and why it shouldn't rely on "business ca...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,962 1,139,393 Yesterday, 08:32 PM
  Thread: What does DTK need?
Post: RE: What does DTK need?

Long prison sentences should only be reserved for specific crimes that are very severe or if the person would be at risk of doing similar offences if released. That could include violent crime (murder...
  ac3r Urban Issues 169 18,216 Yesterday, 06:27 PM
  Thread: GO Transit
Post: RE: GO Transit

Bro...what? None of those towns have the population or economy to justify even a single bus, nevermind a train haha. I mean it would be cool to take the train there but until those towns grow to be ci...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,962 1,139,393 02-22-2024, 07:55 PM
  Thread: Conestoga College
Post: RE: Conestoga College

You're tellin' me it's all about the money?!? I am shocked!
  ac3r Waterloo Region Economy 7 287 02-22-2024, 07:44 PM
  Thread: Walking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Walking in Waterloo Region

Europeans are buying more SUVs and similar vehicles because they like them. While partially true, it isn't really because car companies and advertising firms are brainwashing them into buying these th...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,386 1,150,469 02-22-2024, 07:27 PM
  Thread: General University Area Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General University Area Updates and Rumours

It's funny because they have a great architecture school full of BAS and MArch students from all over the world who spend years living here while studying the fields of architecture, from theory to ph...
  ac3r University Area 398 439,116 02-22-2024, 05:20 PM
  Thread: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours

Lol. If they were I could respect that.
  ac3r Urban Areas 1,222 962,570 02-22-2024, 05:00 PM
  Thread: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment
Post: RE: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment

Yeah I could see them keeping CITS and making a new venue elsewhere. Most of the stuff in this region was built for a much smaller population in mind, but we've grown faster than ever before. We'll ha...
  ac3r Urban Areas 382 80,670 02-22-2024, 04:59 PM
  Thread: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF
Post: RE: Region of Waterloo International Airport - YKF

KevinL Wrote: (02-21-2024, 01:37 PM) -- Air Canada is making connections to both YKF and Hamilton from Pearson, by way of 'luxury motor coach' routes. https://www.waterlooairport.ca/Modules/News/inde...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,370 1,089,919 02-21-2024, 07:31 PM
  Thread: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours
Post: RE: General Urban Waterloo Updates and Rumours

Why are talentless architects addicted to putting random blotches of colour on their buildings? It makes no sense.
  ac3r Urban Areas 1,222 962,570 02-21-2024, 11:39 AM
  Thread: Conestoga College
Post: RE: Conestoga College

Lol...difference is, though, that I am careful with my words at the professional level. I'm obviously not going to dox myself and reveal who I am, who I work or have worked for, which buildings and sp...
  ac3r Waterloo Region Economy 7 287 02-20-2024, 08:58 PM
  Thread: Walking in Waterloo Region
Post: RE: Walking in Waterloo Region

WRPS do not exclusively operate SUVs. They still have a number of Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles in the fleet used for traffic units, auxiliary units, supervisors, court services, general spares, t...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,386 1,150,469 02-20-2024, 07:02 PM
  Thread: Conestoga College
Post: RE: Conestoga College

It's insane that he just throw around comments like this and not get immediately fired. If any one of us called just a single colleague a "whore" I don't think we'd have a job by the end of the day. U...
  ac3r Waterloo Region Economy 7 287 02-20-2024, 05:46 PM
  Thread: Strata | 16 & 22 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Strata | 16 & 22 fl | Proposed

In the end I don't see a huge problem with this, at least. There's no actual reason why uptown needs to have towers and skyscrapers all over the place. It mostly works okay the way it is. There is ple...
  ac3r Urban Areas 223 113,704 02-20-2024, 05:15 PM
  Thread: 50 Borden Ave S | 51, 57 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 50 Borden Ave S | 51, 57 fl | Proposed

I'll be surprised if it ever gets started. I have a strong feeling it will just be a rezone and property flip. Vive has never attempted a project this large before and they have like 10 other projects...
  ac3r Urban Areas 45 5,735 02-20-2024, 05:03 PM
  Thread: GO Transit
Post: RE: GO Transit

Quote: -- Based on data from the 2018 PiT count, ASU [addiction, substance abuse and homelessness] was the most commonly reported reason for housing loss, with 25.1% of all respondents identifying A...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,962 1,139,393 02-20-2024, 12:40 AM
  Thread: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment
Post: RE: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment

Any new venue downtown (or in the suburbs) absolutely will have a sea of parking haha. The public would not accept a venue downtown which had insufficient parking spots directly at the location. Very ...
  ac3r Urban Areas 382 80,670 02-19-2024, 11:16 AM
  Thread: GO Transit
Post: RE: GO Transit

That does nothing to solve homelessness, though. You can't just give hundreds of petty criminals, addicts and people who suffer from psychiatric issues a cheap place to stay and solve the problem. The...
  ac3r Transportation and Infrastructure 1,962 1,139,393 02-18-2024, 02:09 PM
  Thread: The Aud
Post: RE: The Aud

Just no money or actual need for one.
  ac3r Sports and Recreation 165 108,117 02-18-2024, 02:01 PM
  Thread: Strata | 16 & 22 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: Strata | 16 & 22 fl | Proposed

For me, it's mostly just a difference in between Kitchener and Waterloo. It's obviously a lot easier to sell condo units downtown Kitchener than it is uptown Waterloo and that's demonstrated by the sh...
  ac3r Urban Areas 223 113,704 02-18-2024, 01:55 PM
  Thread: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment
Post: RE: Charles St GRT terminal redevelopment

bravado Wrote: (02-17-2024, 07:14 PM) -- I'd rather have private industry build an arena in a desirable area instead of the public paying for an arena to try and make an area desirable. -- This is ...
  ac3r Urban Areas 382 80,670 02-18-2024, 01:33 PM
  Thread: 236 Victoria St N | 40 & 35 fl | Proposed
Post: RE: 236 Victoria St N | 40 & 35 fl | Proposed

westwardloo Wrote: (02-15-2024, 12:55 PM) -- I have a feeling like the City will side with the NIMBY's and the climbing community on this one because of how much of a fuss they are making.  The good ...
  ac3r Urban Areas 34 2,291 02-15-2024, 04:11 PM
  Thread: St Mark's Place (825 King St W) | 4 fl | completed
Post: RE: St Mark's Place (825 King St W) | 4 fl | compl...

I love how they kept the stain glass. No idea if that's original or not, but it's a nice feature that adds some colour to an otherwise generic white interior.
  ac3r Urban Areas 22 5,177 02-15-2024, 03:28 PM

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