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Anti redneck

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #45 on: March 06, 2012, 11:29:00 PM »
If anything, what it could be is a start for something. There's actually a few surf shops around town not located at the beach. Not just Jax, but many other beach cities as well.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #46 on: March 07, 2012, 06:49:43 AM »
The great mystery to me is why the proposed BRT won't have a stop at SJTC.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #47 on: March 07, 2012, 07:17:54 AM »
Which line?  I've always felt that if you need a line to the Beach, the JTB corridor would be a perfect one for either BRT or LRT.  It reminds me a lot of San Deigo's Mission Valley corridor, which is served by the trolley's green line.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #48 on: March 07, 2012, 07:52:13 AM »
^^^I'm with ya on that; Retention ponds are used to retain water not for recreational activities.

don't tell that to Blackcreek Outfitters

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #49 on: March 07, 2012, 08:24:43 AM »
Well, Jax is pretty "predictable" after all.  So how long until the Wal-Mart comes? 

Probably not anytime soon.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #50 on: March 07, 2012, 08:26:42 AM »

Clearly you've never tried to enter the town center from eastbound on JTB in the afternoon if you actually think this.

It isn't as bad as it used to be since they added the second right turn lane on Gate Parkway.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #51 on: March 07, 2012, 09:22:07 AM »
^^^I'm with ya on that; Retention ponds are used to retain water not for recreational activities.

don't tell that to Blackcreek Outfitters

 ::)

dougskiles

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #52 on: March 07, 2012, 11:44:07 AM »
Which line?  I've always felt that if you need a line to the Beach, the JTB corridor would be a perfect one for either BRT or LRT.  It reminds me a lot of San Deigo's Mission Valley corridor, which is served by the trolley's green line.

I met with JTA a couple of months ago to talk about BRT.  The initial corridors will be SE and north.  The next will be to the east on Arlington Expressway, turn south on Southside Blvd then east on Beach Blvd.  So the closest it gets to SJTC is the intersection of Southside and Beach.  It also misses UNF.

Hopefully there is time to lobby for a route adjustment.

http://www.jtafla.com/JTAFuturePlans/Bus/Default.aspx?page=System%20Map&pid=16

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #53 on: March 07, 2012, 12:37:51 PM »
Which line?  I've always felt that if you need a line to the Beach, the JTB corridor would be a perfect one for either BRT or LRT.  It reminds me a lot of San Deigo's Mission Valley corridor, which is served by the trolley's green line.

I met with JTA a couple of months ago to talk about BRT.  The initial corridors will be SE and north.  The next will be to the east on Arlington Expressway, turn south on Southside Blvd then east on Beach Blvd.  So the closest it gets to SJTC is the intersection of Southside and Beach.  It also misses UNF.

Hopefully there is time to lobby for a route adjustment.

http://www.jtafla.com/JTAFuturePlans/Bus/Default.aspx?page=System%20Map&pid=16

You mean that JTA is clueless when it comes to BRT routes?  I'm shocked!

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #54 on: March 07, 2012, 01:01:18 PM »
We need an REI or Blackcreek Outfitters downtown to equip our population of urban outdoorsmen.  :D
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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #55 on: February 14, 2013, 09:53:09 PM »
REI at the SJTC is set to open on March 1, 2013. *que the mandatory incessant traffic and parking at SJTC comments; SMH, sigh*

www.rei.com/stores/jacksonville.html

Jason

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #56 on: February 18, 2013, 08:53:08 AM »
^ Just for you I-10....


"Maybe REI will sell me a kayak with wheels so I can paddle my way through the Town Center sea of parking"!   :)
« Last Edit: February 18, 2013, 09:55:58 AM by Jason »

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #57 on: February 18, 2013, 09:40:51 AM »
^^^I'm with ya on that; Retention ponds are used to retain water not for recreational activities.

don't tell that to Blackcreek Outfitters

 ::)

I've also seen some of the R/C model sailboat people using the retention pond next to the WJCT building.  Why not?
When all else fails hug the dog.

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #58 on: February 18, 2013, 06:19:54 PM »
^ Just for you I-10....


"Maybe REI will sell me a kayak with wheels so I can paddle my way through the Town Center sea of parking"!   :)

LOL, I gotta give you points for creativity on that one. :)

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Re: REI store coming to Jax
« Reply #59 on: February 19, 2013, 10:32:59 AM »