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Excellent PoJo Sunday Opinion Piece on the "Emergency" Parking Lot at the train station

A must read:

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20111204/OPINION04/312040014/MTA-disaster-relief-parking-lot-bad-Beacon

Now, instead of a few dozen Port Jervis line commuters being inconvenienced for a couple of months, all current and future Beacon residents must deal with 190 or so…

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Added by Ben Royce on December 4, 2011 at 1:44pm — 29 Comments

Kevin Newman is a genius: just move the T.O.D. to Matteawan Station

The T.O.D. is dead as a door knob: neither the city of Beacon nor the M.T.A. see eye-to-eye on the issue:

 

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110630/NEWS01/106300318/Beacon-weighs-land-use-moratorium-by-waterfront

City officials have proposed temporarily putting on hold the acceptance and review of land-use applications…

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Added by Ben Royce on July 24, 2011 at 7:36pm — 22 Comments

Keeping the drumbeat alive on the Beacon Line

Visit the updated site:


http://beaconline.org


New rants and thoughts on this brain dead obvious way to drive growth (and therefore lower taxes) in Beacon, as well as prevent Beacon becoming a parking lot for a growing Southern Dutchess: reopen the Beacon Line. Tie it to the T.O.D. issue. Don't let the MTA sit on this engine of growth for our little city and do nothing. Either reopen it, or get out of the way.…
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Added by Ben Royce on November 21, 2010 at 9:09pm — 5 Comments

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