Burque Roadway History, 1956: “The Narrow Waistline” That Became a “Border Wall”

by Scot One of my roadway fixations the past few years has been the socio-economic and other impacts resulting from the route chosen for I-25 back in the 1950s, in particular from what is now I-40 to Rio Bravo. I have perhaps devoted more total words and pictures to this subject, one I term creation… Read More Burque Roadway History, 1956: “The Narrow Waistline” That Became a “Border Wall”

Cyclist Joseph Fricke Dies From Hit-and-Run Crash Injuries

It’s a brief mention at KOB-TV, only a few words that Joseph Fricke has died. Struck in early July along Central Avenue by hit & run driver Allen Hackett, Mr. Fricke was horrifically propelled skyward from the crash, as seen in released APD footage. Now, a fortnight later, Mr. Fricke has died. Mr. Hackett allegedly… Read More Cyclist Joseph Fricke Dies From Hit-and-Run Crash Injuries

“Bike lane meets MUTCD standards”

For bicyclists traveling in a conventional bike lane … the approach to an intersection with vehicular turn lanes can present a significant challenge. For this reason it is vital that bicyclists are provided with an opportunity to correctly position themselves to avoid conflicts with turning vehicles. –┬áNational Association of City Transportation Officials The Better Burque… Read More “Bike lane meets MUTCD standards”

Public Meeting July 19th on Long-Awaited/Debated Sunport/Woodward Extension

For decades, it has been proposed to extend Sunport Blvd. from its current western terminus at I-25. And for decades, it’s been fought. Next Thursday, July 19th, a public meeting will be held on such an extension at the Mountain View Community Center: Those looking for a bit of context on the opposition can read… Read More Public Meeting July 19th on Long-Awaited/Debated Sunport/Woodward Extension