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Author Topic: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023  (Read 2605 times)

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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 2023
« Reply #25 on: July 08, 2022, 05:59:53 PM »

I am a Counting Crows fan but forget which song the lyrics are from
Omaha! :D
Somewhere in middle America...
If you're right to the heart of matters
It's the heart that matters more
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 2023
« Reply #26 on: July 08, 2022, 06:29:46 PM »

Omaha? *San Diego Chargers jump offsides*
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 2023
« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2022, 11:46:29 PM »

The direction this conversation about my Omaha meet has taken cracks me up!  LOL
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 2023
« Reply #28 on: July 09, 2022, 06:33:31 AM »

Downtown Omaha (and Council Bluffs) right now.

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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 2023
« Reply #29 on: July 17, 2022, 11:33:12 PM »

Downtown Omaha (and Council Bluffs) right now.


quite the detour indeed - just was there - I-29 is routed onto ramps and I-480 is inaccessible from it - plus several ramps are closed on 480 itself.  Reminds me of ... MICHIGAN????!!!
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #30 on: November 10, 2022, 09:44:22 PM »

I thought I'd give a quick update on this.  I'm definitely moving forward with hosting my gathering in Omaha, and the official date is April 29.  Over the next few months, I will decide on our restaurants for lunch and dinner and will create a Facebook event.  I'm looking forward to hosting my third "city meet"!
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #31 on: November 10, 2022, 10:26:15 PM »

Another thing to maybe check out...look at this weird-ass jelly bean-ass roundabout. https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2744798,-95.9907902,18.25z
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Re: Omaha &quot;city meet&quot; - April 29, 2023
« Reply #32 on: November 10, 2022, 11:11:28 PM »

Another thing to maybe check out...look at this weird-ass jelly bean-ass roundabout. https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2744798,-95.9907902,18.25z
Those are becoming more popular in "village settings" with tight ROW.  One's going to be installed in Central Square, NY if all goes to plan.
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #33 on: November 12, 2022, 10:09:12 AM »

Another thing to maybe check out...look at this weird-ass jelly bean-ass roundabout. https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2744798,-95.9907902,18.25z
Those are becoming more popular in "village settings" with tight ROW.  One's going to be installed in Central Square, NY if all goes to plan.
To include, or not include, with the C-bus meet...
https://goo.gl/maps/PRnrP32YgXXyEafx7
(hint: its closer to my house than to Columbus)
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #34 on: November 12, 2022, 11:01:59 AM »

Are we about to get magic roundabouts in the USA? How un-American 🤮
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #35 on: November 12, 2022, 06:44:38 PM »

Another thing to maybe check out...look at this weird-ass jelly bean-ass roundabout. https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2744798,-95.9907902,18.25z
Those are becoming more popular in "village settings" with tight ROW.  One's going to be installed in Central Square, NY if all goes to plan.
To include, or not include, with the C-bus meet...
https://goo.gl/maps/PRnrP32YgXXyEafx7
(hint: its closer to my house than to Columbus)
If there's enough for a northward-oriented meet sure

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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2022, 06:11:12 PM »

Another oddity about Omaha, or at least the downtown: all the angled parking spaces alongside the street are set up so you back into them.  They look backwards, in other words. I despise this, because it assumes there's no traffic behind you as you try to park.  There's a real threat that someone would be riding your back bumper as you go down the street looking for a parking stall, and this would impede your ability to park if you have to back into the diagonal stall.
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #37 on: December 04, 2022, 10:42:33 PM »

Another oddity about Omaha, or at least the downtown: all the angled parking spaces alongside the street are set up so you back into them.  They look backwards, in other words. I despise this, because it assumes there's no traffic behind you as you try to park.  There's a real threat that someone would be riding your back bumper as you go down the street looking for a parking stall, and this would impede your ability to park if you have to back into the diagonal stall.
works for me - I normally pull through when parking where appropriate (a one-way line isn't appropriate). and I park ass-first in my garage and at work.
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Re: Omaha "city meet" - April 29, 2023
« Reply #38 on: Today at 04:31:06 AM »

Another oddity about Omaha, or at least the downtown: all the angled parking spaces alongside the street are set up so you back into them.  They look backwards, in other words. I despise this, because it assumes there's no traffic behind you as you try to park.  There's a real threat that someone would be riding your back bumper as you go down the street looking for a parking stall, and this would impede your ability to park if you have to back into the diagonal stall.
Yes, but it is far safer when leaving said parking spot to pull out into traffic.

As for the concern about having someone tailgating you and impeding your ability to park....You're from Chicagoland, you know what to do. Slam on the brakes, get out and curse the other person out. And lord help them if they make contact with your car. They should be able to maneuver around you.

 


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