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    Look through the document to find the maps, the...

    Look through the document to find the maps, the project area already has mostly complete service drives, and they're just doing what they can to complete the service drives where they can. They're...
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    I don't know, it's too far away for Motor City...

    I don't know, it's too far away for Motor City parking. It's not by their entertainment area either. They like to control land either for parking, or to block other businesses from mixing with their...
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    Rosa Parks would be ideal for Greyhound. If...

    Rosa Parks would be ideal for Greyhound. If you're taking transit to your Greyhound bus, being able to transfer to an Amtrak train isn't useful, but being able to transfer to a city bus is.

    ...
  4. The video for September 3rd shows them doing some...

    The video for September 3rd shows them doing some work on a caisson hole, assembling some steel reinforcement, uncovering previous foundations, cutting out another floor section, doing some work on...
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    That's outstanding then, I really think those...

    That's outstanding then, I really think those improvements will (and have already!) make a difference.

    The nice thing about cities the size of Windsor is that it's very possible to provide...
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    Here's the correct link to the plan:...

    Here's the correct link to the plan: https://www.citywindsor.ca/residents/Construction/Environmental-Assessments-Master-Plans/Documents/Active%20Transportation%20Master%20Plan%20Final%20Report.pdf
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    The Penobscot Building's lobby is more or less...

    The Penobscot Building's lobby is more or less original.

    The image of the big room is of the banking hall on the second floor. I think this area has been converted to a conference room, but I'm...
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    Time flies!!

    Time flies!!
  9. With the extra critical mass of the full Ren Cen...

    With the extra critical mass of the full Ren Cen development, it's not hard to imagine the Ren Cen today being a proper urban mall.

    The temporary SEMTA commuter rail station could have been...
  10. If someone is a legal immigrant, or an American...

    If someone is a legal immigrant, or an American citizen with certain felonies, or an American citizen who is under 18, they can't vote, but they can have driver's licenses.

    If someone is...
  11. How would a non-citizen be registered to vote...

    How would a non-citizen be registered to vote when they're not eligible for it?
  12. For the sake of convenience, we have our IDs and...

    For the sake of convenience, we have our IDs and driver's licenses on the same card. If you don't have a driver's license you can get a state ID card.

    The driver's license part of it is there so...
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    Yeah it's weird. The only images I've ever seen...

    Yeah it's weird. The only images I've ever seen are from that book, and I have no recollection of what it looked like in person (although I was young then).

    Also, while I do want to support our...
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    City Modern is the best residential development...

    City Modern is the best residential development in Detroit in over 50 years.
  15. I would say Los Angeles. The art deco...

    I would say Los Angeles.

    The art deco buildings there have a similar kind of clean refined aesthetic to them.

    I would also say there's a relation between mid century modernism in both cities.
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    I believe so. "Acceptable" air pollution is...

    I believe so. "Acceptable" air pollution is relative though, and there are concerns about the specific types of particles etc that incinerators make, but landfills also make pollution. We do have...
  17. It wouldn't. In public private partnerships,...

    It wouldn't.

    In public private partnerships, the government has requirements, and bids out the project. Groups of companies will form consortiums and respond, and the government will pick a...
  18. Yeah, it's private. It did get some federal money...

    Yeah, it's private. It did get some federal money iirc, but that might have technically been passed through one of the public agencies. I'm not sure exactly how that worked.

    The QLine...
  19. The wikipedia page is out of date....

    The wikipedia page is out of date. https://www.thepeoplemover.com/about-us

    The 2018 fiscal year (July 1 through June 31) was 1,952,505, which averages out to 5,349 per day.

    The 2017 fiscal year...
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    I think waste to energy plants are great, they...

    I think waste to energy plants are great, they just shouldn't be built right in the middle of a populated area.
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    I would add that while Kahn the firm produced a...

    I would add that while Kahn the firm produced a lot of prominent buildings, Kahn the man was not the person who designed them and he was more of a businessman.

    The GM HQ, First National Bank...
  22. In terms of parking and having to walk, I think...

    In terms of parking and having to walk, I think having a realistic comparison to malls is beneficial.

    Great Lakes Crossing is a bit longer than the distance between Grand Circus Park and Campus...
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    It's easier to scale this kind of spending...

    It's easier to scale this kind of spending because there are a lot of projects that need to happen and so they just have to start bidding out the work to do them. A lot of the money could just be...
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    The website for the building looks like it was...

    The website for the building looks like it was made in 1998, is still "under construction", has a horrendously tacky conceptual image, claims convenient access to JLA (because of the People Mover...
  25. Hackle seems to get into a lot of political...

    Hackle seems to get into a lot of political feuds. First Fred Miller and now this guy?
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