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Making “The Connector” a Reality
« on: November 26, 2013, 03:00:01 AM »
Making “The Connector” a Reality



Metro Jacksonville's Kristen Pickrell highlights the attempt by Void Magazine and The Elbow to bridge the gap between two of Jacksonville’s hottest night scenes with transit.

Read More: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2013-nov-making-the-connector-a-reality

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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2013, 06:56:09 AM »

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Re: Making “The Connector” a Reality
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 09:08:32 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2013, 11:23:25 PM »
interesting......
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2013, 04:51:36 PM »
Even though the Connector didn't get full funding Void and The Elbow received $6,500 to split. Not bad for making a video. Complete publicity scam the whole way. Not one person involved had any experience in transportation, nor did they address why public transportation is a loss leader for the community.

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Re: Making “The Connector” a Reality
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2013, 04:58:28 PM »
$6500 is more than enough to rent a trolley or tour bus for a few trial runs.
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Re: Making “The Connector” a Reality
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2013, 07:46:51 PM »
Can not help but notice the five distinctive mouths depicted in the original post

I fondly recall the time at  the Aberdeen and Riverside abode. Just a short walk, bike ride to Shoppes (what a silly spelling?!) (typically-DRIVE VEHICLE) Noel Friedline Trio,others.CasuAL.
 A Delaney supporter walked the neighborhood, made big effort to WIN back then- Downtown would Flourish!

We were just locals. There was a tire store at some intersection at King Street.
Nobody at Partners (present day "Brick") thought about the Need to head to King Street.

Back then I had no idea I would eventually join what would be identified in "Overlay" as majority component: Residential.

Balance!
Energy-

Looking forward to a "Connector" round trip !MW Likely ending with 2 am run....?Carmines!....rare but much Needed Meat Ball Salad, a  happy verbal abuse and great service....who would have imagined!

Thank you MJ Pub Crawls, RAP, Carmine,and all. One "Nudge" after another.

Gosh Dang,drinkin' much simpler',or perhaps more evolved back then, but what the dang .........
'Resident News' just about now 'hitting the streets' provides additional insight.

MW
« Last Edit: December 02, 2013, 09:18:09 PM by Know Growth »

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« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2013, 07:33:17 AM »
Even though the Connector didn't get full funding Void and The Elbow received $6,500 to split. Not bad for making a video. Complete publicity scam the whole way. Not one person involved had any experience in transportation, nor did they address why public transportation is a loss leader for the community.
Agree on the poorly thought out business plan but hope it spurs further development into private transportation in Jax to fill in gaps left by JTA. As for the $$$, I'm not sure but most crowding funding sites like Kickstarter only get the money if they reach their goal. By not reaching the $100,000 goal, the donor credit cards would not be charged and therefore no one gets any thing. Not sure how Indie Go Go works, but I doubt the video developers got a payout.

But if they did, who's up for making a video this weekend?!! ;)
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Re: Making “The Connector” a Reality
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2013, 08:08:16 AM »
Can not help but notice the five distinctive mouths depicted in the original post

I fondly recall the time at  the Aberdeen and Riverside abode. Just a short walk, bike ride to Shoppes (what a silly spelling?!) (typically-DRIVE VEHICLE) Noel Friedline Trio,others.CasuAL.
 A Delaney supporter walked the neighborhood, made big effort to WIN back then- Downtown would Flourish!

We were just locals. There was a tire store at some intersection at King Street.
Nobody at Partners (present day "Brick") thought about the Need to head to King Street.

Back then I had no idea I would eventually join what would be identified in "Overlay" as majority component: Residential.

Balance!
Energy-

Looking forward to a "Connector" round trip !MW Likely ending with 2 am run....?Carmines!....rare but much Needed Meat Ball Salad, a  happy verbal abuse and great service....who would have imagined!

Thank you MJ Pub Crawls, RAP, Carmine,and all. One "Nudge" after another.

Gosh Dang,drinkin' much simpler',or perhaps more evolved back then, but what the dang .........
'Resident News' just about now 'hitting the streets' provides additional insight.

MW

Super Uber! We need another round over here! The Fun committee in a joint committee of the DIA is meeting in 3 days 4pm in the Ed Ball building 1st floor by design. Meeting may pour out into the streets. Bring your egg nogg.