[tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro

  • From: "Lynn Evans" <evans-lynn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 16:50:48 -0400

Right on red as you say "might inconvenience them". It is not an inconvenience. It is a tool to helps speed the busses along so riders can get to their destinations on time.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 18, 2009 12:02 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro


Yes, that sounds good; however, we'll need to talk to the city's traffic
division (I assume), to get something like that, and I doubt we'll get
support from StarMetro, who as a general rule probably won't support "no
right on red" anywhere in case it might inconvenience them.





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Chip Orange
Database Administrator
Florida Public Service Commission

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-----Original Message-----
From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Easy Talk
Sent: Friday, September 18, 2009 11:50 AM
To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro

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
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> Florida Public Service Commission
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> Chip.Orange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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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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