[tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro

  • From: "Easy Talk" <easytalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:50:02 -0400

We will most certainly not get right on red removed but we can point out certain intersections that are problems and request that it not allow right on red. The new i10 exit by our house that merges in to Capital Circle has a no right on red sign.


Robert

----- Original Message ----- From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 18, 2009 11:03 AM
Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro


Yes, I can see where StarMetro couldn't possibly help us in support of
abolishing rights on red.





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Chip Orange
Database Administrator
Florida Public Service Commission

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(Any opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not
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-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lynn Evans
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 11:21 PM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro

Even though turn right on red is a bone to blind and VI folks
it is a God
send for transit systems. The 80x route to the target sore
and Wall mart on
Thomasville road at one time first made a left turn into the
Wall mart
parking lot then went onto target witch is a right turn. To
save time on the
route the bus now goes out first to target then back to Wall
mart both right
turns to save time.

----- Original Message ----- From: "blindwilly" <blindwilly@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:28 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro


> Chip,
>
> Actually,   In fact I am not saying not to ask questions,
it is just that
> we should deal with the program at hand.   I have many
questions relating
> to the bus system, but right now we have to deal with the
routes.   In
> fact I have a lot of questions about the possible coming
suggestions like:
> why cut from 30 some bus routs to 11; is it just to save
money and lesson
> availability?
>
> Stay in tune,
>
> William
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 9:19 PM
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro
>
>
>> if bus stop announcements should not be part of this
process, can we at
>> least ask for a meeting to discuss transit issues not
directly related to
>> the Nova2010 plan?
>>
>> thanks.
>>
>> Chip
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> Behalf
>> Of blindwilly
>> Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 8:35 PM
>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro
>>
>> Sila,
>>
>> I don't think right on red and bus stop announcements are
part of this
>> discussion.   Yes they are very important, but lets keep
the discussion
>> on
>> target.   we all do want those things, but if we spread
our selves too
>> thin,
>>
>> then we won't accomplish any thing.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Sila Miller" <silam
>>
>> William
>>
>> @earthlink.net>
>> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 8:17 PM
>> Subject: [tabi] Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro
>>
>>
>>> Evening All,
>>> My list of questions is not in any particular order as yet. Please
>>> look it over and feel free to suggest other questions or share
>>> opinions as they pertain to NOVA2010. Thanks to William
for obtaining
>>> some information about the map. As he says, "It has been that
>>> descriptions brings up more questions than answers, so here it is"
>>> Communication clearly is the key and we need to go to this table
>>> prepared.
>>>
>>> 1) How will decentralization affect Dial-A-Ride patrons
who don't live
>>> within 1/4 mile of the fixed bus route?
>>> 2) Have there been studies of high traffic routes and
stops to try to
>>> keep them included in the decentralized project so as not to
>>> disenfranchise those who are disabled, elderly, have
small children or
>>> in some other way not able to walk a longer distance?
Examples of this
>>> would include the Malls, housing developments, grocery
stores and the
>>> like.
>>> 3) Are you studying transfer points which necessitate people being
>>> required to cross busy or hard to cross intersections and
helping to
>>> accommodate them?
>>> 4) Would you be willing to assist us in lobbying the
legislators for
>>> the abolishment of "Right on Red" turns?
>>> 5) Have you studied the sidewalk situations or lack there
of around
>>> high traffic areas?
>>> 6) Are there plans to announce, both (internally and
externally)  the
>>> bus number/route when it arrives at any given transfer point?
>>> 7) Are there plans to write a description of the routes i.e. which
>>> streets and directions it will travel as opposed to a
graphical map?
>>> 8) Are there plans for a textual/written description for
the location
>>> of each stop, (bench, sign or shelter)?
>>> 9) Who is your targeted  audience?
>>>
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