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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #225 on: May 22, 2019, 09:28:23 AM »


Interesting that they've eliminated the back road along the south edge of the property.  Seems like the one way in and out at Prudential would get very congested.

Yeah, that's going to be a bad time.
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #226 on: May 22, 2019, 10:04:23 AM »
Where is the gate?  ???
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #227 on: May 22, 2019, 10:14:34 AM »
"Can't wait for the new surface lot on the river next to the DCSB.  Why don't we move their headquarters into Kirby Smith or one of the other schools slated for demolition? "

Annie Lytle? 8)

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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #228 on: May 22, 2019, 10:20:38 AM »

Interesting that they've eliminated the back road along the south edge of the property.  Seems like the one way in and out at Prudential would get very congested.

Yeah, that's going to be a bad time.

The back way is still there. All they did was reconfigure the route to pull it into the roundabout.
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #229 on: May 22, 2019, 10:32:29 AM »
They should make Prudential connect to Barbara Ave while they are at it.  Jax seems to be the king of not making streets connect.  That is part of what makes Jax among the wort commuting cities in the country despite a relatively low population.

https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/traffic/jacksonville-named-one-of-the-worst-places-to-drive/77-511151314

...on edit - and then rename Barbara Ave to Prudential Drive (another thing Jax needs to work on - keeping street names consistent even during reconfigurations).  I live near the intersection of Shad, Hood, Hood, and Hood.
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #230 on: May 22, 2019, 10:48:39 AM »

Interesting that they've eliminated the back road along the south edge of the property.  Seems like the one way in and out at Prudential would get very congested.

Yeah, that's going to be a bad time.

The back way is still there. All they did was reconfigure the route to pull it into the roundabout.

No, there was a second road that ran along the south edge of the property that connected to Broadcast place on the original drawings/renderings.  Where it now shows a bike and pedestrain easement along parchel 4A and the south/east edge of 3A.

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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #231 on: May 22, 2019, 10:52:32 AM »
They should make Prudential connect to Barbara Ave while they are at it.  Jax seems to be the king of not making streets connect.  That is part of what makes Jax among the wort commuting cities in the country despite a relatively low population.

https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/traffic/jacksonville-named-one-of-the-worst-places-to-drive/77-511151314

...on edit - and then rename Barbara Ave to Prudential Drive (another thing Jax needs to work on - keeping street names consistent even during reconfigurations).  I live near the intersection of Shad, Hood, Hood, and Hood.

Wow, even for you, this suggestion is a doozy.

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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #232 on: May 22, 2019, 11:14:05 AM »
Oh, I see it now:



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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #233 on: May 22, 2019, 12:02:13 PM »
They should make Prudential connect to Barbara Ave while they are at it.  Jax seems to be the king of not making streets connect.  That is part of what makes Jax among the wort commuting cities in the country despite a relatively low population.

https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/traffic/jacksonville-named-one-of-the-worst-places-to-drive/77-511151314

...on edit - and then rename Barbara Ave to Prudential Drive (another thing Jax needs to work on - keeping street names consistent even during reconfigurations).  I live near the intersection of Shad, Hood, Hood, and Hood.

Wow, even for you, this suggestion is a doozy.

That is the response I expected though.  I guess establishing as much street grid as possible is still a foreign concept in Jax.  It seems to be all the rage in other cities (even a requirement in some).
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #234 on: May 22, 2019, 12:17:40 PM »
^Except you're trying to extend a road through a wetland preservation area.

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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #235 on: May 22, 2019, 12:23:00 PM »
^Isn't this also the area where COJ is actually buying homes to raze and convert the area back into wetlands?
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #236 on: May 22, 2019, 01:08:04 PM »
^Just across the creek at the southeast boundary of The District development.  According to the Times-Union
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #237 on: May 22, 2019, 01:23:45 PM »
Womp womp.
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Re: The District wants $26 million in public incentives
« Reply #238 on: May 22, 2019, 02:57:29 PM »
Lol - like no roads in Florida cut through a wetland.  I guess we should return The Landing property to riverbed then.
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