KCMO Downtown Streetcar

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by WoodDraw » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:08 am

I I think it might become more important once it expands. Trying to build in behavior early.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by grovester » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:29 am

beautyfromashes wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:14 am
grovester wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:19 pm
Official policy has always been to only stop when requested if there is no one waiting at the stop.
I know, but it’s actualky never happened when I’ve been on the streetcar. Always every stop.
The first time I took my folks on the streetcar, it zipped right past the stop in front of Anton's. I was like, WTF?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by scooterj » Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:22 am

I've noticed that the "To request a stop..." recording always seems to play when it's approaching the 7th Street stop, but I rarely hear it when approaching any of the others. Is it by design that it plays for stops that are less likely to have people waiting, or does it play if a stop is approaching and no one has requested it yet? Or is it just a case of selective hearing and/or coincidence?

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:40 am

Not sure good look when the buses can start sooner than the streetcar in bad weather.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by DaveKCMO » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:39 pm

KCPowercat wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:40 am
Not sure good look when the buses can start sooner than the streetcar in bad weather.
Ask me offline about the city's snow plowing performance on the alignment...

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by KCPowercat » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:47 pm

That was very noticeable today

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by kboish » Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:57 am

It was abysmal

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by FangKC » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:27 pm

A U.S. Transit Atlas That Ranks the Best (and Worst) Cities for Bus and Rail

Go to bottom of list (streetcar).

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by shinatoo » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:34 am

Wow, I'm shocked at how high our numbers are. Right up there with Las Vagas Monorail and ahead of many cities much larger than ours.
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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by Critical_Mass » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:07 am

shinatoo wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:34 am
Wow, I'm shocked at how high our numbers are. Right up there with Las Vagas Monorail and ahead of many cities much larger than ours.
Note: it is ridership per mile, not total ridership.
Still very impressive compared to the other streetcars.

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Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

Post by shinatoo » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:26 am

Critical_Mass wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:07 am
shinatoo wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:34 am
Wow, I'm shocked at how high our numbers are. Right up there with Las Vagas Monorail and ahead of many cities much larger than ours.
Note: it is ridership per mile, not total ridership.
Still very impressive compared to the other streetcars.
Ah, well that's different.
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