Page 280 of 280 FirstFirst ... 275 276 277 278 279 280
Results 6,976 to 6,994 of 6994
  1. #6976
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    2,549

    OFFICIAL I70 BITCH THREAD....

    Quote Originally Posted by skaredshtles View Post
    This didn't happen to be Feb 20, 2012, did it? 'Cause that was a good day.
    Not 2012. I think 1999 or 2000. February 15th


    Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums
    Quote Originally Posted by Benny Profane View Post
    Keystone is fucking lame. But, deadly.

  2. #6977
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    In a van... down by the river
    Posts
    3,608
    Quote Originally Posted by Kinnikinnick View Post
    Not 2012. I think 1999 or 2000. February 15th
    Late Jan through mid-Feb can be a magical time in the Boat...

  3. #6978
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    the vails
    Posts
    1,920
    Google maps is now routing though clear creek canyon from boulder to Vail. I guess we can consider that "secret" route fucked forever.

    Edit: maybe it's just because of traffic on Floyd hill, but I don't remember it doing that before.

  4. #6979
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    In the swamp
    Posts
    6,371
    Quote Originally Posted by zartagen View Post
    Google maps is now routing though clear creek canyon from boulder to Vail. I guess we can consider that "secret" route fucked forever.
    Thatís been fucked for awhile.

  5. #6980
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    In a van... down by the river
    Posts
    3,608
    Quote Originally Posted by zartagen View Post
    Google maps is now routing though clear creek canyon from boulder to Vail. I guess we can consider that "secret" route fucked forever.

    Edit: maybe it's just because of traffic on Floyd hill, but I don't remember it doing that before.
    It does that somewhat regularly when traffic is fucked on Floyd Hill. Nothin' new...

  6. #6981
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    the vails
    Posts
    1,920
    I guess I haven't driven to boulder in 10 months or so. It used to be my go to strategy.

  7. #6982
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    8,233
    Quote Originally Posted by zartagen View Post
    Google maps is now routing though clear creek canyon from boulder to Vail. I guess we can consider that "secret" route fucked forever.

    Edit: maybe it's just because of traffic on Floyd hill, but I don't remember it doing that before.
    Bwahahaha, "Secret" has been out for years. Get stuck behind one casino bus and you'll regret that shit.

    That's the thing boys, there is no secret short cut. Frontage road is a joke. CCC is a single lane shitshow.

    Tellin ya, drones. Invest in drones. We'll be held skiing in no time. Who needs a resort?

  8. #6983
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    the vails
    Posts
    1,920
    Quote Originally Posted by shredgnar View Post
    Bwahahaha, "Secret" has been out for years. Get stuck behind one casino bus and you'll regret that shit.

    That's the thing boys, there is no secret short cut. Frontage road is a joke. CCC is a single lane shitshow.

    Tellin ya, drones. Invest in drones. We'll be held skiing in no time. Who needs a resort?
    I mean, I did put "secret" in quotes. As in, at least Google wasn't routing Texans through there. I generally preferred the slower, steadier pace up the canyon than the throttle mashing drag race up lookout.

  9. #6984
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Three-O-Three
    Posts
    13,887
    Quote Originally Posted by shredgnar View Post
    Bwahahaha, "Secret" has been out for years. Get stuck behind one casino bus and you'll regret that shit..

    Tellin ya, drones. Invest in drones. We'll be held skiing in no time. Who needs a resort?
    Those casino buses haul ass. The casino patrons, on the other hand....

  10. #6985
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Posts
    66
    I find I prefer the smooth, somewhat predictable pace of CCC to the aggro Floyd Hill slog. While joining in the left lane going West is like showing up late to a party where everybody is drunk and pissed off, swinging into the exit lane and saying goodbye going East is a true pleasure. Until you get stuck behind the Prius doing 32, but you knew that was gonna happen. Anything at all can crop up on 70, following a dinkus or occasional wildlife is the only issue in CCC.

  11. #6986
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    11,479
    I go to Denver maybe once a year, but I enjoy the drive until I hit Morrison, then it's a stress fest. I don't care if it takes a few more minutes, but I don't do it regularly, and I never drive at peak times. It's not that bad. If you have a modicum of patience, and don't feel the need to red line everthing.

    My favorite times are going westbound at 4 in the morning, watching the moon.

  12. #6987
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Golden
    Posts
    3,280

    Transportation studies show mountain rail would be great

    Juuust kidding.

    Why Spend Millions Studying a Terrible Idea?

    A Front Range commuter train is such a bad idea that it doesnít even deserve to be studied. CDOTís request for proposals is based more on ideology than rationality and more on politics than economics. Colorado voters should be wary of promises made about costs, ridership, and congestion relief as the likelihood is that it will cost far more, carry fewer riders, and provide no reductions in congestion.

    https://pagetwo.completecolorado.com...terrible-idea/

    Mountain rail would be even worse.

  13. #6988
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Denver
    Posts
    780
    Construction began in July on the WB peak period shoulder lane from twin tunnels to empire. I, for one commend CDOT for at least doing something with the limited resources offered by taxpayers. I will happily pay to use this lane during peak periods just like I happily pay to use the EB lane.

    Should be ready for use by next winter.

    https://www.codot.gov/projects/i70mt...e/i-70-wb-ppsl

    I am surprised that the WB shoulder is wide enough through idaho springs for this project.

  14. #6989
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    In the swamp
    Posts
    6,371

    OFFICIAL I70 BITCH THREAD....

    One thing Iím really curious about is the section from Floyd Hill to the twin tunnels. Will that be 3 lanes? Or will the highway go from 3 to 2 then back to 3?

    I foresee some accidents at the big turn left WB at the bottom of Floyd Hill with an express lane...people driving down the hill too fast then having to brake and turn hard while staying in the lane and not hitting the jersey barrier.

  15. #6990
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    In a van... down by the river
    Posts
    3,608
    Quote Originally Posted by The SnowShow View Post
    One thing Iím really curious about is the section from Floyd Hill to the twin tunnels. Will that be 3 lanes? Or will the highway go from 3 to 2 then back to 3?
    The latter, at least for now: https://www.codot.gov/projects/i70mt...-shoulder-lane

    I foresee some accidents at the big turn left WB at the bottom of Floyd Hill with an express lane...people driving down the hill too fast then having to brake and turn hard while staying in the lane and not hitting the jersey barrier.
    Looks like long-term they're considering a westbound tunnel punched through to Hidden Valley?

  16. #6991
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    8,233
    Here we go again:
    https://www.summitdaily.com/news/stu...omic-benefits/

    That monorail better have bar car.

  17. #6992
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    9,300ft
    Posts
    17,626
    Quote Originally Posted by blurred
    skiing is hiking all day so that you can ski on shitty gear for 5 minutes.

  18. #6993
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    your vacation
    Posts
    1,616
    seeing how RTD ridership is on the decline are politicians and gov't planners as stupid as they pretend to be lets waste money on trains no one but the homeless drug addicts want to ride
    anyone else following the DIA airport disaster when spending goes unchecked?
    cdot and rdt need alittle more oversight

    Also like how vail resorts isn't interested in having the bus stang drop less than desirable skiers at their resort doorstep, cause people who take public transportation don't have the money

  19. #6994
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    under the hogback shadow
    Posts
    2,717
    I love this quote.....

    A high-speed transit system, which is hypothetically expected to carry about 5.4 million passengers a year, could mean as many as 4.2 million additional visitors, resulting in almost $550 million in additional spending

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •