petersamuel

Guy: development is driven by people looking for housing and by zoning. Letting the roads congest doesn't stop development. It's not politically feasible either. As congestion increases people want the road widened and politicians respond.

Transit just can't compete for 97 or 98 percent of trips, and the most flexible form -- bus -- itself depends on the roads. Once people have use of cars and most do, they'll use them. Covid has seen a further decline in the already tiny share of trips by transit. Jobs and housing are way …

Recall that before all these extensions of the period for negotiation in the first MOU of Dec 2015 the project was promised by City and Plamondon officials to open to guests in January 2019. How would that have worked out for the downtown hotel and the City? The first year, 2019, could ha…

John Fieseler always seemed to me an impressive person in this position. I wonder why he left. To my eye he looked too young to be retiring. Did he get a better job somewhere else? Some background on his departure would be helpful.

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No, McHugh. Read more carefully. Grimes' complaint was about the actions of the shave products company, not their beliefs.

It's a waste of time asking. The Feds don't provide $s for repairs of local streets.

This seems crazy. City officials want to incentivize more investment and activity within the 100-year floodplain? They want more people to put themselves and their buildings and businesses at risk of flooding? Surely it is in the public interest for people to build and live in the floodpl…

Yes, many of the terms used in counting and reporting covid-19 are meaningless. Cases so-called are cases of a level of infection detected in a test, which depend in part on how widespread that infection is, but also how many people are getting tested, on how readily tests are available, …

You couch a response with a sarcastic sneer. That was my issue. It's is not worth arguing further.

Agree, Blueline, it's really just advocacy. Since both commuter rail systems come in to Union Station, it might not require much by way of new trackwork to enable the trains to run through into the other state. But I don't know if the trains and stations are built to the same dimensional …

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