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Ben Royce commented on Kevin Newman's blog post MTA Metro North RR RFEI
"yeah tc: kelly and i have discussed pulling the plug on this site as you say, everything is facebook-centric now, for better or worse the daily spam join request have dropped to weekly spam join requests, so that's good i guess there is a…"
Oct 14, 2016
Kevin Newman commented on Kevin Newman's blog post MTA Metro North RR RFEI
"of note, this is an EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - a prelude to a more formal RFP I went through the MTA/MNRR registration process and was able to download the actual RFEI document I uploaded it to my Trans Dutchess Rail site - page 1 of this document is…"
Oct 14, 2016
Ben Royce commented on Kevin Newman's blog post MTA Metro North RR RFEI
"Thanks Kevin Everyone should submit something to the MTA RFP This will be huge for Beacon"
Oct 14, 2016
TC commented on Kevin Newman's blog post MTA Metro North RR RFEI
"Coincidentally I came here to post a link to a news article on the same topic. Metro-North seeking ideas for unused Beacon Line In comparison your topic headline is a little difficult to understand. It's a shame this site has so little activity…"
Oct 14, 2016
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MTA Metro North RR RFEI

  On the unofficial MNRR FB group page the other day there was a link to a Progressive Railroading notice about an RFP for…See More
Oct 13, 2016
Kevin Newman replied to Ben Royce's discussion Now THAT'S a transit alternative
Feb 27, 2015
Kevin Newman commented on Ben Royce's blog post Harlem Line commuters being bused to Beacon from Southeast, Taconic closed in Mt. Pleasant
"I would guess this is for those rail commuters coming from north of the SOUTHEAST station in Putnam - the crash happened in Westchester thi is kind of interesting - hmmm ... if only there was a better way than BUSING those commuters from the…"
Feb 9, 2015
Kevin Newman replied to Joan Martorano's discussion Generator recommendations
"Generac Guardian series home back-up/alt power gen - gas fueled automatic transfer - I think they have an option to notifyof pwr outage via cell phone  Mannino elec here in Pok is a dealer - there are low power models for EMERG power - just a…"
Jan 15, 2015
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May 9, 2013
Ben Royce commented on Kevin Newman's blog post Beacon 1996 trail sign
"Hi Kevin, The MTA has no interest in making any accommodations. From their point of view, why should they? It is all downside. The only way to get movement within the MTA is to go above their heads, Albany. But here's good…"
Feb 20, 2013
Kevin Newman commented on Kevin Newman's blog post new LOOP bus
"here is the METRO NORTH main page - check out the inset box scroll down past the notice about the ferry svc. (canceledd ue to icing) and you will see the notice for the new route G METRO NORTH SCHEDULES obviously the DC LOOP people had not…"
Jan 27, 2013
Kevin Newman commented on Kevin Newman's blog post new LOOP bus
"Wendy I see that you have come face to face with the stark reality of the DC LOOP that it is not there to serve the mass transit public as indeed it SHOULD and that the route G,like other routes the LOOP has,is there as 'token service'…"
Jan 27, 2013
Wendy Sharon Gross Alexander commented on Kevin Newman's blog post new LOOP bus
"This bus is both a boon and a bane!!!  It passes my house, which is WONDERFUL!!!!!, but leaves the train station FIVE MINUTES BEFORE EACH TRAIN COMES IN!!!  I've been told "It's not a train loop, but if you call the office…"
Jan 27, 2013
Ben Royce commented on Kevin Newman's blog post new LOOP bus
"thanks Kevin great map"
Jan 19, 2013
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new LOOP bus

I am not sure how I missed this one, and for that matter why I have'nt seen anything here at Beaconcitizen.com,but there is a NEW DC LOOP route G bus efective11/24/12 that is in effect the pre June 2010 DC LOOP Beacon shuttle bus the route G starts and ends at the MNRR Beacon Hudson line station and operates Mo. - Sat. - however only from 12:00 PM to 6:30 PMTHE ROUTE G…See More
Jan 19, 2013
Kevin Newman replied to Ben Royce's discussion Crazy idea of the week in the group Public Discussion Forum
"Alan Flynn RE:Jim Sedore is the Dutchess County rep for MTA yes he is and he lives in Fishkill - take note of this latter - MTA/MNRR did a feasibility study in 2000 for the Beacon line BUT not at the heavily populated,with major employers,(even…"
Nov 15, 2012

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Posted on October 13, 2016 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

Beacon 1996 trail sign

  Recently I found some old rolls of film (back in the 20th century cameras had something called 'film' and had to be processed with nasty chemiclas to retrieve the images) I had a CD made for the modern PC friendly digital images.Most of these old pictures were of a 1990s cycling adventure I had gone on.I had deduced,from the fact I had taken a photo of an Amtrak Turboliner and the photo of the train and locomotives used by Metro North I had taken to Beacon,the year was 1996.

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Posted on February 17, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

new LOOP bus

I am not sure how I missed this one, and for that matter why I have'nt seen anything here at Beaconcitizen.com,but there is a NEW DC LOOP route G bus efective11/24/12 that is in effect the pre June 2010 DC LOOP Beacon shuttle bus

 

the route G starts and ends at the MNRR Beacon Hudson line station and operates Mo. - Sat. - however only from 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM…

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Posted on January 19, 2013 at 10:50am — 4 Comments

The Hudson Valley Green

attention Hudson Valley Green website admin:

the website is down

 

 

the site is there sort of but just very basic blank page - the Long Burried Tunnel article yields a 404 error - maybe someone forgot to…

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