Site Cyclist Killed Last Week Just Roadway Injuries/Deaths Waiting to Happen

I visited the “Shops at Nob Hill” and surrounding intersections this past weekend, site where cyclist Stanley Atkinson was killed a week ago today. It was eye-opening. Not living in the area, I don’t much frequent this shopping center that includes a Sprout’s grocery and Weck’s restaurant. While I had heard from others about its… Read More Site Cyclist Killed Last Week Just Roadway Injuries/Deaths Waiting to Happen

Was it “Pedestrian Error” That Killed Someone This Week at Lomas & Truman?

The preliminary Albuquerque Police Department report on the crash that killed 69-year-old Stanley Atkinson this past Monday cites its primary cause as “pedestrian error.” A closer look illustrates the lack of logic in such a finding and insight into how deeply biased law enforcement tilts for drivers and against anyone else using our roadways. The… Read More Was it “Pedestrian Error” That Killed Someone This Week at Lomas & Truman?

Record January Traffic Fatalities in New Mexico

In the past month, we New Mexicans have endured the largest number of January state traffic fatalities in the past quarter-century, according to current and historic reports from the Traffic Research Unit at UNM. 38 people died on our roadways last month, including nine pedestrians and four “pedalcyclists.” Here’s how those 38 deaths compare with… Read More Record January Traffic Fatalities in New Mexico