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by 1NEEDS2POST
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: O-Bahn
Replies: 1455
Views: 201475

Re: News & Discussion: O-Bahn

Park and ride is an idea that should only be tried on the urban fringe. It just moves the traffic jam out of the city and into a suburb. Many people use public transport because they don't have a car—park and ride forces you to buy one. What? How does park n ride force you to buy a car? If you don’...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Shift Hindmarsh Stadium into the city
Replies: 23
Views: 1014

Re: Shift Hindmarsh Stadium into the city

Is there even enough room over the marshalling yards to build a stadium or will it slightly encroach on the parklands?
by 1NEEDS2POST
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: O-Bahn
Replies: 1455
Views: 201475

Re: News & Discussion: O-Bahn

Park and ride is an idea that should only be tried on the urban fringe. It just moves the traffic jam out of the city and into a suburb. Many people use public transport because they don't have a car—park and ride forces you to buy one.
by 1NEEDS2POST
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [PRO] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 127
Views: 22633

[PRO] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

In hindsight, the West Lakes devlopment should have left the stadium and instead be built at Seaton Park or the golf course. The new development would already have a railway to the city :wallbash: At least the Port Adelaide development will have Port Dock railway station.
by 1NEEDS2POST
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [PRO] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 127
Views: 22633

[PRO] Re: [PRO] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

Surely it is not worthwhile to run a train (Grange) for 4 stops with a bloody great golf course in the middle? Time to force the sale of the golf course and turn it into a TOD We need more open space and more greenery in Adelaide, not less. It helps suburban cooling and provides open space for recr...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [PRO] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 127
Views: 22633

[PRO] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

Us gunzels also don't know the constraints of the system. What we discuss might mess up the scheduling of trains and staff.
by 1NEEDS2POST
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [PRO] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 127
Views: 22633

[PRO] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

As I predicted, a dismal frequency :wallbash: https://www.sensational-adelaide.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=6143&start=60#p169905 It'd seem logical the service pattern would go as follows starting from Adelaide: Outer Harbour - express to Woodville (interchange), express to Port Adelaide, stopping...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1737
Views: 236525

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

O-Bahn guideways can run buses at 165 km/h, so a high speed bus to Mount Barker will be much faster than driving. Laying guideways is much cheaper than tunnels. 165km/h??? Where did you get that figure? The technology can handle that speed, not the existing one in Adelaide. http://actbus.net/forum/...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [PRO] Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line
Replies: 127
Views: 22633

[PRO] Re: Port Adelaide Dock Spur Line

As I predicted, a dismal frequency :wallbash: https://www.sensational-adelaide.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=6143&start=60#p169905 It'd seem logical the service pattern would go as follows starting from Adelaide: Outer Harbour - express to Woodville (interchange), express to Port Adelaide, stopping ...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1737
Views: 236525

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

I may have misunderstood you. I was thinking of the loop through Belair/Blackwood/Eden Hills as the problem. Are you meaning the section from Bridgewater through Balhannah and Nairne? Yes. Removing that giant deviation would speed up a passenger service significantly. As you say though, the freeway...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 3918
Views: 495189

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

If anyone asks where the money will come from to pay for this, the answer is Genesee & Wyoming. They are supposed to be maintaining this line, along with most of the other dormant broad gauge lines. With the electrification of the Gawler line, that will leave plenty of 3000 class railcars for these ...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 3918
Views: 495189

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

The problem with Grange spur is that 1/3 of its length goes through a golf course. Also East Grande and Grange are low density suburbia. Woodville West developement has been VERY slow to gain traction, so once this is better developed maybe more people will use Albert Park station.., and in a perfe...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 3918
Views: 495189

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

i saw a single carrage grange train today please tell me were not back to that again That has been happening lately. Is the Grange train ever full enough to use more than one railcar outside of peak hour? I don't understand why it's not more heavily used. On a map, it looks like a long route, but i...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4041
Views: 492225

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

The most basic problem with Prospect Rd, The Parade, Henley Bch Rd etc etc is actually fitting trams (with cars/ traffic). Probably all off street parking would need to go. So what do you think the traders will say? Only maybe if trams share the road with cars/traffic as they do on Jetty Rd Glenelg...
by 1NEEDS2POST
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4041
Views: 492225

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

A Semaphore - Port Adel - Modbury light rail will simply never happen. Would never have a strong enough business case. Until 1988, there was a Port Dock to Dry Creek passenger service. There's also the 361 bus route that covers a similar route. It will be a bit like Melbourne's Suburban Rail Loop, ...