The fine folks building the nearly opened Valle de Oro NWR Visitor Center have currently made it possible for car-free folks to ride/walk right up the Center, while drivers are blocked a ways up the road. Darn. Don’t ya hate that? Enjoy your ride/walk out there folks. It’s a beautiful Center and environs.
As anyone dedicated to car-free travel knows, there’s no better road than a “Road Closed.” Work on Woodward Rd. from its intersection at 2nd St. to I-25 as western continuation of Sunport Blvd. is fully in-progress. Woodward is closed at the train tracks (William St.) and many drivers haven’t figured out that 2nd is technically… Read More Latest on the Great Southeast Passage
The bloated and ever-dangerous Central Avenue between Juan Tabo and Tramway got a “road diet” recently. In this case, “diet” means periodic horizontal striping and continuous (except for many right turn lanes) white-line striping of the far right lane. So how’s our diet going? Here are a few admittedly sleepy Sunday morning snaps taken today… Read More That New Far East Central Avenue “Road Diet”
In the wake, funereal, of the failed soccer stadium initiative, there’s much talk of still building the place, just not “there.” Wherever “there” was gonna be. And with talk/derision about gentrification, parking, parking, gentrification, and parking, there’s been a general post-election “hot take” that we just build the damn thing out in Sprawlworld. You know,… Read More Better Burque Proposes Solution to Soccer Stadium Dilemma
The pandemic isn’t over, but dying on New Mexico roadways is very much “back to normal.” With a vengeance. In fact, the 351 deaths through September (October numbers should be out in about a week) put us on pace to get back to pre-Great Recession highway death figures. Or worse. Same grim records also being… Read More 2021 NM Roadway Deaths Again Near Record High
Back in 2018, a couple of us went to Albuquerque City Council offices passing around one of those bullet-laden “two-pagers” and talked to Councilor Ike Benton and staff about turning William St. SW (South Broadway and San Jose neighborhoods) into a designated “Bike Route.” Those bullets also included the idea of connecting said “bike route”… Read More Results Observed re: Bike Route Idea on/near William St.