In These Kafkaesque Times, Nobody Out-Kafkas CABQ’s 311/SeeClickFix

Readers will recall the Better Burque Tactical Urbanism Team’s (BBTUT) action last week to better reposition an ill-considered “Road Work Ahead” sign sitting square in the bike lane on Atrisco NW.  As part of that action, a 311/SeeClickFix report was filed. Below is the actual, unaltered thread of communication between Scot at BB and 311/SCF.… Read More In These Kafkaesque Times, Nobody Out-Kafkas CABQ’s 311/SeeClickFix

Breadder Burque Chapter IV: A Starter Named “Tribble”

For those of you not raised on the original Star Trek, i.e. “over 50,” a bit of background. “The Trouble with Tribbles” is a famous episode wherein these furry, lovable, gentle creatures (the Tribbles) who reproduce copiously, over-populate like rabbits and take over huge areas of the Starship Enterprise. Admittedly, I had to go to… Read More Breadder Burque Chapter IV: A Starter Named “Tribble”

Everything We Knew is Now Wrong: Looking Back/Forward at the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Long, long ago in a truly different era, around 30 of us sat in a room at the Mesa Verde Community Center discussing the area’s draft 2040 Long Range Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). That was January 30, 2020. So very long ago. I recall repeatedly thinking during the session: “This draft is largely worthless, because… Read More Everything We Knew is Now Wrong: Looking Back/Forward at the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan