[tabi] Re: Questions for the Decentralization of StarMetro

  • From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:03:05 -0400

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

Chip.Orange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
(850) 413-6314

 (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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