The Better Burque Tactical Urbanism Team Sunday Bike Ride (BBTUTSBR)™ took us this morning to Inspiration Peak/Apex™, the latest Pulte Homes subdivision between the sports fields at Community Stadium and Petroglyph National Monument. In other words, way the fuck. Among many interesting aspects of this new construction, there’s realization of just how close pavement is… Read More Eight Bedrooms and 4-Car Garage at Edge of Civilization: Perfect!
Today is my last day teaching at what I call “Santolina High School” far, far, far up the SW Mesa. This pole severed by one of the countless bad drivers ~98th and Dennis Chavez represents, to me, the geography of that teaching experience: Working/commuting by bike to the sprawl hinterlands wasn’t all bad, but most… Read More Escape from Santolina High School
According to NM Case Lookup, the bench trial of Alvaro Perez was conducted yesterday in the Metro courtroom of Judge Brittany Maldonado Malott. Mr. Perez was charged with Careless Driving and other misdemeanors causing the death of *Julie Westfall while she walked legally in the crosswalk at Eubank and Constitution NE. Details of the case… Read More Update on Killed Walking Legally in the Crosswalk
Defendant Alvaro E. Perez is scheduled for trial at Metro Court August 6th on charges stemming from his killing of Julie Westfall at the intersection of Eubank and Constitution NE on March 8, 2020. The pending bench trial in the courtroom of Judge Brittany Maldonado Malott is the result of Mr. Perez killing Ms. Westphal… Read More Killed Walking Legally in the Crosswalk
Popular cycling roadway Copper/Campus was closed yesterday at Carlisle as a big truck with a big hose did mysterious things at the back of ever-mysterious and long-closed Golden Circle Trading Company: Despite its popularity, bike route status and connector to a bike boulevard, the only posted temporary arrangement for cyclists was the detour sign above.… Read More Another Day, Another Thoughtless Road Closure
The City of Albuquerque has still not fulfilled a public records request submitted May 3rd, and I’m starting to get pissed off. Over the past few years, I’ve requested and received police crash and supplemental investigation reports on cases involving pedestrian fatalities. Readers will recall reference to those provided reports in stories appearing here. Similar… Read More CABQ: What’s Causing Delay in Fulfilling My Public Records Request?