In the absence of the requisite buses, BetterBurque endorses this alternate use of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit lanes.
Note: As discussed earlier this week here at BB, Albuquerque City Councilor Isaac Benton has proposed a renewal/revision of 2015’s “Complete Streets Ordinance.” It has been assigned to the “Land Use, Planning, and Zoning” (LUPZ) Council Subcommittee, to be discussed there before possibly moving on to the full Council. Below is a first draft of… Read More 1st Draft Toward Comments on Proposed Complete Streets Renewal/Revision
As you know, Mayor Keller announced and formally signed last week a City pledge to “work toward zero deaths from traffic crashes.” As readers also know, we here at Better Burque have been whiny advocating such a pledge for a while now. The pledge is a very good thing, but, like any pledge, “Pledge of Allegiance” included,… Read More Vision Zero: There’s Pledging and Then There’s Doing
A guy leaves town for a month and so much has happened. When I headed out for a bicycle tour in mid-April, Albuquerque did not have a formal Vision Zero pledge from its Mayor and there was only talk of an updated Complete Street Ordinance. While crime and wind and Scalo being closed have remained… Read More A First Look at Proposed ABQ Complete Streets Renewal
It’s Wednesday afternoon, a good time to remember that while work can be hard, so is surfing. Enjoy. Scot in Espinho, Portugal
Happy Sunday, readers! If you’d rather NOT read about transportation issues in Albuquerque, here’s a diversion. While bike touring Portugal the next few weeks, I’ll do a bit of journal-writing (no, not boring journal-writing…there are tons of pictures!) at that go-to site for insane bike tourers “Crazy Guy on a Bike.” Drop by if you… Read More Where to Find BB Goes to Portugal
One of the greatest things about being a K-12 teacher is having Summers off. Don’t let any teacher tell you otherwise. Some teachers work during the Summer, and will tell you that it’s only to earn extra money because teachers are underpaid, but as a career teacher myself, I think it has more to do… Read More Taking Off to Portugal on Company Time