Traffic engineering

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Traffic engineering

Post by Greg » Sat Dec 03, 2016 6:53 pm

http://nypost.com/2016/12/02/new-york-c ... -horrible/

As in, deliberately engineering traffic JAMS as part of a social engineering scheme.

Two Christie lackies were just sentenced to jail time for shutting down a lane on a bridge. Whereas this is just enlightened urban development.

ETA: Oops, the Christie flunkies have been convicted on multiple counts but not sentenced yet.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by skb12172 » Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:36 am

All the more reason not to live in one of those urban shitholes.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by SoupOrMan » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:04 am

Even better: tear down all the bridges leading to Manhattan and fill in all the tunnels going there as well. While you're at it, block the piers with ship-wrecking riprap.That way you can't sneak any car or truck traffic on to the island. All transit has to be done via four-person cable lift car across the rivers, one car at a time. There will be two cable lift cars for each shore line, one coming in, the other going out. Then wait.

It's for the children. Really.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by Greg » Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:42 pm

SoupOrMan wrote:Even better: tear down all the bridges leading to Manhattan and fill in all the tunnels going there as well. While you're at it, block the piers with ship-wrecking riprap.That way you can't sneak any car or truck traffic on to the island. All transit has to be done via four-person cable lift car across the rivers, one car at a time. There will be two cable lift cars for each shore line, one coming in, the other going out. Then wait.

It's for the children. Really.
Preaching to the choir.

The double standard is the thing. A very interesting thing. That and the hint of to what level the (fantasy) ends justify the (shit on real people's lives) means in their world, is quite frightening.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by Cybrludite » Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:52 pm

SoupOrMan wrote:Even better: tear down all the bridges leading to Manhattan and fill in all the tunnels going there as well. While you're at it, block the piers with ship-wrecking riprap.That way you can't sneak any car or truck traffic on to the island. All transit has to be done via four-person cable lift car across the rivers, one car at a time. There will be two cable lift cars for each shore line, one coming in, the other going out. Then wait.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by Netpackrat » Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:26 pm

I'm reminded of the joke about building a wall, and then filling it with water.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by blackeagle603 » Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:46 pm

Beyond Smart Cities: The Future of Urban Mobility

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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by George guy » Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:10 am

My urban planning pipe dream: A ring of well-secured parking garages around the outskirts of the city that bundle a bus/subway day pass with your parking.
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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by Vonz90 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:49 pm

George guy wrote:My urban planning pipe dream: A ring of well-secured parking garages around the outskirts of the city that bundle a bus/subway day pass with your parking.
Funny thing, but my urban planning pipe dream is a bit different. It involves bulldozing the blighted inner cities seen in so many places (Detroit, St. Louis, Memphis, etc. etc. etc) and planting trees.

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Re: Traffic engineering

Post by PawPaw » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:59 pm

I have absolutely no concept of such things. The one time I was ever in NYFC, I was a young officer at Dix and happened to crawl on a USO bus for a ten-hour tour. We came into the city via the Port Authority Bus station, where the bus parked on the FIFTH FRIGGIN' FLOOR. All this in early 1980.

We did the Grey Line, and we went to Times Square, and we wandered around loose until it was time to get on the bus and take my happy ass back to Fort Dix. I much preferred the strippers in the O-club to the prostitutes on Broadway.

And, even now, I prefer my small-town, red America outlook on things.
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