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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby KCPowercat » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:25 pm

So we are all funded with PIAC vote today....? Anything in our way?

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby flyingember » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:51 am

27126 people in KC voted period

That's sad

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby DaveKCMO » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:15 pm

KCPowercat wrote:So we are all funded with PIAC vote today....? Anything in our way?


Correct. Nothing to stop us now!

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby KCPowercat » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:39 pm

nice!

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby FangKC » Wed May 02, 2018 4:56 pm

O’Neil Bridge Begins Short-Term Repairs May 19; Replacement Could Open by 2023

https://cityscenekc.com/oneil-bridge-begins-repairs-may-19-replacement-could-open-by-2023/

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby earthling » Wed May 02, 2018 6:56 pm

Dave, as mentioned are you aware of any talk about free Downtown/Northland bus service while bridge is out of service? Or even if not free, a marketing blitz with local media?

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby scooterj » Thu May 03, 2018 10:24 am

^Related, has anyone heard whether the shoulder of Burlington will be turned back into a transit-only lane with priority signals like it was when the Paseo Bridge broke?

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby DaveKCMO » Thu May 03, 2018 4:49 pm

scooterj wrote:^Related, has anyone heard whether the shoulder of Burlington will be turned back into a transit-only lane with priority signals like it was when the Paseo Bridge broke?


I think I heard this is happening, along with the “queue jump”.

No talk of making the services free, that I’m aware of.

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby flyingember » Fri May 04, 2018 10:07 am

scooterj wrote:^Related, has anyone heard whether the shoulder of Burlington will be turned back into a transit-only lane with priority signals like it was when the Paseo Bridge broke?


Twitter account said they believe so but didn't have full details.

That's as good as a yes for them.

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby flyingember » Thu May 17, 2018 8:32 am

flyingember wrote:
scooterj wrote:^Related, has anyone heard whether the shoulder of Burlington will be turned back into a transit-only lane with priority signals like it was when the Paseo Bridge broke?


Twitter account said they believe so but didn't have full details.

That's as good as a yes for them.


Via twitter, confirmed SB Burlington parking lane is going to be bus only from 26th to 12th, 6-9am

Also going to have a queue jump setup.
I think the transit signal with the transit only lights is still in place at 12th so I would expect this to be used.

Will be a good test of if improved transit priority encourages use

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Re: New Broadway Bridge

Postby scooterj » Thu May 17, 2018 10:24 am

^Yep! I noticed the freshly painted "BUS ONLY" markings on the pavement and a whole slew of covered up "No Parking" signs installed and waiting to be uncovered.

I honestly don't remember this being too terrible when the Paseo Bridge broke after people had a couple of weeks to adjust.

On another note, while I doubt very many people would get confused since most 169 traffic is locals and airport users (who would probably mostly use GPS), the poor placement of this detour sign has me imagining clueless people taking this instruction at face value and then angrily honking their horns and shaking their fists while waiting behind the streetcar.

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