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Jerry Schippa @jerryschippa Sun Prairie-Madison, Wisconsin

Tweets about: Traffic engineering, board games, & family. Opinions are my own.

352 Following   79 Followers   2,098 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/18/09


First Friday of Lent in Wisconsin...the over 65 crowd (99% of the patrons) are forming a war band against me for my… https://t.co/q0qSbitero
2/29
2020
I love half cycling signals. Rarely afforded the opportunity, but a powerful tool when possible. It's been 8 year… https://t.co/f8s8I7DgAeThis sums up a lot of human history. Desieses have played a huge roll in our species history, yet we rarely acknowl… https://t.co/0In8GrPRKy @tim_virnig @ImBoardGames Yes!A Library near my home town (one of them) has a "hate it" shelf and I love it! #thanksihateithttps://t.co/mOPbq070t4Watching @RickSteves @KeepOnTravelin series, getting excited for the Netherlands and Germany.
2/28
2020
2 hours left, and I have it on high authority (two high authorities) this qualifies.Baner naner naner naner Naner naner naner naner B.A.T.LANE https://t.co/WeV0qFRhMR#RoadRights pop quiz: Who should yield the right-of-way? A driver and bicyclist are side by side waiting at a stop… https://t.co/rhbJl0ySXc
Retweeted by Jerry SchippaHaving said all that, I'm still over the moon that we even have bus service. Hopefully it will inspire a more broadened design approach.It boggles my mind that suburban development is the way it is in this country. You have a blank canvas for street d… https://t.co/q2Q2kEaSBI4 lanes for barely any traffic...no bus pad, lighting or cleared stop for people. https://t.co/5mwYge5eOp @mymetrobus Driver said he gets 4 or 5 people a week from the American Family complex commuting back to Madison. It… https://t.co/EPSViOuVNLWhen we visited Austin a year ago we found ourselves pushing our 1 yr old in the street due to no sidewalks. I tri… https://t.co/wAjAkpPlFnCan a car free day count if it's two car free half days for a total of 29 hours and two commutes? I'm leaning yes.
2/27
2020
@mymetrobus Last departure will be me at N. Thompson. A bike ride to church, then do I pick my car up, or go home and bike in tomorrow? @mymetrobus And is about 2-3 minutes slower than the 4:50 to the Park & Ride. https://t.co/HxFU1W7omI20 people on the last @mymetrobus to Sun Prairie. #randomfacts @TheAndrewNadeau His was actually about 83% (sorry)But I still say the gas analogy is correct. That's why roads built for peak hours only have speeding issues the res… https://t.co/BnDnbSyZz3 @UWTransServices how do these know when to cross at a signal? I saw one enter the East Campus Mall - University cro… https://t.co/UNa8WERPzi @sjresnick @troyvosseller While I'd vastly prefer a high frequency train Madison-Watertown-Milwaukee, a direct bus… https://t.co/CTnNZ7UCpDCounted 52 intersections received Leading Pedestrian Intervals since a year ago today. #Visionzerohttps://t.co/ebHga4s4nvI like this idea (along with our existing decorated cabinets of course). https://t.co/ASmZKhknoX
2/26
2020
@CarHelmets Oh no! The future of our little food delivery bots! https://t.co/BlD2M1EWZgBeep boop Here's your food! @smolrobots https://t.co/t0kMSUe7lK🙌 https://t.co/vf5nCUi1rp @KostelecPlan How is Columbus doing with their big Smart City win? I haven't heard much since that competition. @AvalonHill2 @ScoobyDoo Is it based on the series villains?
2/25
2020
@tim_virnig @BrothersMurph Hopefully no turbulence!Always nice to have a signal controller at your desk to test new operations. Today's controllers are pretty impress… https://t.co/Y6D9z4brijPedestrian fatalities in the U.S. by month and hour, 2004–2018 https://t.co/Ojk3c6KgA1
Retweeted by Jerry SchippaSuper cats assemble! https://t.co/cTLsZYFIGW @schmangee Sending your kid to a school in the next town over also gauranteed their friends will most likely be fur… https://t.co/iqJgZ42ASdThese are people's lives...our children, parents, friends, and people we depend on in our society. We need a bett… https://t.co/HyPNS3Gfq0 @BrentToderian Many of us dont. @ASCETweets @smartcitiesdive Buses exist... https://t.co/FXnCQeSUSM @RamTrucks @MotorTrend Excuse me, that one has 6...some will have 6...maybe 8, who knows? @RamTrucks @MotorTrend The 2021 Dodge will be a front grill and 4 wheels...nothing else. @WISCTV_News3 These autonomous cars are dangerous!Finally started playing around w/Streetmix3D, and gotta say, it was a little disappointing. Regardless, here's my '… https://t.co/pcDQaQ3dnX @daveanthony I got your death panels right here @GOP @MIGOP https://t.co/FMDjkl5r7C
2/24
2020
On the opposite side of things in Sun Prairie...Bird Street has the potential to be quite nice. Keep adding apartme… https://t.co/vMSa9apCiD @MeikaSue Seems like the only reason we oppose it is the mention of climate change. The whole "we're already doing… https://t.co/qkTA5G4MSHIts 44 degrees out, kids in t shirts making igloos...bike time! https://t.co/SoM0ltTPiAWork directly with cities then, that's where actual progress is being made. 40,000 deaths per year as a result of… https://t.co/KUCi8Bo11o @jzimbabwe Yay boardgames! https://t.co/yqExLwy92MThe Grachrenpand is the only one I'd be ok with. Two up, Two down isn't bad, but the only toilet being on the secon… https://t.co/bFi9af5e8g @smolrobots is this your doing? https://t.co/bBuJrhqDb5Sunflower Valley by @HobbyWorldInt . One track from winning! Fun roll and write. #boardgames #2players https://t.co/1Y8BXXq2fC @daveanthony His speech has me ready to run through a wall... ot sure what Tommy's talking about.Car free day 4/50 in the books. Picked up a prescription, two pairs of pants, a @LEGO_Group set for...uh...Kellen,… https://t.co/20E9XuTWBu
2/23
2020
Posted speed limit is 40 School zone speed limit is 40 The best part is when this sign originally went in, it was… https://t.co/w3X6imrgVlMinor bike repairs make me feel unstoppable. Behold, I've mended something! Actually this one allows me to stop..… https://t.co/rTKCoQ89NrThis pretty much sums up our morning...a new book, boardgame, and chasing the walking tornado around the house.… https://t.co/ORsfghy8QTOn the flip side, our 5 year old niece is always talking about going to the bar. https://t.co/VLGdawA31N
2/22
2020
What do I enjoy most about being a traffic engineer? Managing speed through signal timing, adding Leading Pedestria… https://t.co/KuHmSsHhGfBus poetry 😎🚍 https://t.co/ZdP5iKGGAzhttps://t.co/PCCD6RcnyKA modern approach to parking is helping cities create more walkable development & cut traffic, improve the public r… https://t.co/dUK1NAJgak
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2/21
2020
Read City of Madison Transportation Director Tom Lynch discuss how important steps must be taken to prepare for the… https://t.co/9dNEqEA35d
Retweeted by Jerry SchippaMore routes please @WisconsinDOT @GovEvers @LGMandelaBarnes Maybe a Madison station to MKE and CHI. https://t.co/DkNk1PSHSb @marbeff Also, they'll have to drive past the new elementary school to get here...and on a road posted at 40mph.… https://t.co/NTCoNHEEV3 @HaraldKliems That's how I feel about the whole west side of SP.Dont even try to walk or bike here. https://t.co/6ZGtdpN8KkSun Prairie at times shows great potential, like allowing Full Mile Brewing to go in with no additional parking. T… https://t.co/PmSTwsh0eFHow on earth can a new high school be built with 964 parking spaces draw the fury of the "not enough parking" crowd… https://t.co/DCU3eQAY2QAlso interesting from report if Madison DOESN'T get F-35s... "Infrastructure at each alternative installation wou… https://t.co/Sr0Uyi1zLt
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2/20
2020
@KostelecPlan @PAVECampaign *Smart technology!* @brettspiel Tweets cant wait, that's what other fingers are for! 👆💩🤣I'm honestly surprised it took me this long to go finger first into a possibly dirty diaper and come out worse off.… https://t.co/UrLu3PX2V8
2/19
2020
RAPID TRANSIT: Madison transportation board selects preferred Bus Rapid Transit routes. #WakeUpWi #WKOW https://t.co/auOgJzaM23
Retweeted by Jerry SchippaConvert to a TWLTL and add bike lanes...what were you asking again? https://t.co/osartxokcevia @nathanwpyle https://t.co/6yOQYQQKQG
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2/18
2020
More and more lately I've been thinking "bike confirmation beacons would be a good help here." Also, I'm a fan of… https://t.co/VbOBsDTzexAlso found under: Engineers remove curbs as they pose a danger to drivers. https://t.co/L4Dvy7WLACThis is NORMAL, standard practice at egg hatcheries. Male chicks are "useless" to the Egg Industry, so they're sep… https://t.co/s0mRTqTQmM
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2/17
2020
Immediately some of the new things he put in there have devalued my work. https://t.co/HbEQIwdrBFI feel so proud. The flower I drew on the back of an IKEA box was good enough for Kellen to put it in his new "uh o… https://t.co/frWWlAgjURdad, all you ever want to do is drink coffee and beer, go on your bike and sleep. Another glowing review of my parenting from the kids.
Retweeted by Jerry Schippa @brettspiel @sweaternine That sounds like it's by us.
2/16
2020
Happy Valentines Day everyone. Here are a few of my favorite transportation Valentines. https://t.co/xlX1Egq1w2 @twittposter @SilERabbit @TheDemocrats I'm glad they've taken off their mask at least. No more "Healthcare *wink wink*" charade.After watching a ton of @TheCrashCourse, I checked out "The Fault In Our Stars" for a Valentines Day movie. Great m… https://t.co/quovmBWsYA
2/15
2020
Boardgame twitter...which to buy?What to do on a freezing day with no internet or server connections? Field checks! 🥶🥶🥶🚲🚦 https://t.co/o9M9iWR9NSThanks @MadisonBikes and @JustCoffeeCoop for the free warm up this morning at Law Park! The coffee cup holder pay… https://t.co/nZEJlF3tVk @BourbonPlanner @JeffSpeckAICP Without knowing the road, I'd still probably lean to off street...but right and left… https://t.co/ZzYC4sMrOu @BourbonPlanner @JeffSpeckAICP If the speeds are high and there are limited numbers of driveways along the stretch,… https://t.co/5PZW901nj7
2/14
2020
@HaraldKliems Regent street is actuated; Whitney Way is recalled for vehicles and pedestrians.New pedestrian signals for crossing Regent Street at Regent & Whitney Way. https://t.co/QKQQyF2eVFGESTRA Co-OP (Summer&Fall) program is perfect for students looking for #Civil or #Construction experience. Email us… https://t.co/fiHIMXt5l8
Retweeted by Jerry Schippa @Sarahjanecares @djg973 @79Wagonator @revrrlewis Yeah it is dumb...were literally flying to Copenhagen next month. JFC this is getting old. @jackodznutz @season8already @IlhanMN I dont take IQ tests. I'll let my engineering degree and license speak to tha… https://t.co/N1OivHDEjrBeautiful ride back to my car. Air in the tires makes a world of difference, as does a little snow. Also, got in… https://t.co/aN1JLNOTQY @jackodznutz @season8already @IlhanMN The last line applies to every field. If everyone got a degree in Civil Engin… https://t.co/pUP241hTi8
2/13
2020
@JoeBorelliNYC The solution to this would of course be speed limiters on cars. You dont get a ticket, people dont get killed or injured. @aravosis I've scrolled through the comments and found no proof of this. Would be nice to support accusations with proof. @humantransit @JeffSpeckAICP @shigashide Thanks for all the recommendations. I think I'm going with "Traffic: Why w… https://t.co/hmz1QeYua2
2/12
2020

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