Having now been around for ten months, Better Burque has been successful in some ways, not so successful in others. A full discussion of all successes and such would be profoundly boring, so let’s focus on one area that hasn’t quite made the grade so far: You. You see, you’re not writing for Better Burque.… Read More Got Something to Say? Call for Contributors to Better Burque
Note: In case you missed it, here’s this week’s BB does Duke City Fix piece. Enjoy. By the way, I’m very much all ears regarding any reports of someone riding the “Google” route described below. I’m usually the “Tuesday Afternoon Drive DJ” on the radio station that is Duke City Fix, but am doing the “Morning… Read More Great Duke City Bicycle Trips: Turquoise Trail
BB cannot recall who and how many days back it started hearing from Nob Hill residents making their customary trip north on Carlisle toward the Co-op, or Central Avenue, or…Canada, I suppose, when suddenly struck somewhat dumb by the following as they topped the hill at Lead/Coal and started the steep grade down: The photo… Read More Burque Fall ’16 Transport Photo Series #2: An Inadequate Answer to the Question “What the Hell is Happening at Carlisle/Silver?”
Simple reason, for those who like to skip to the last page of the mystery novel and just get it over with: Four seconds of initial flashing yellow versus fifteen seconds. Now a bit of context for the simple reason… Above is a photo of the HAWK signal at Isleta and McEwen in the South Valley.… Read More Simple Reason the Isleta/McEwen HAWK Is Better Than the One at Lomas/Alvarado
Central Avenue and Monroe, Lunchtime, 10.24.16 Everything you’ve heard about the mayhem and horror of Central during Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction is true. Look at that bumper-to-bumper traffic! Despair for the inaccessible businesses and utter gridlock! Oh. The. Humanity. Yes, the trees once here are gone. In an effort at fairness, let’s look at those… Read More Burque Fall ’16 Transport Photo Series #1: A.R.T. Gridlock on Central Ave.
First the bad news, namely the dates above. The bicycle industry coalition/foundation People For Bikes is closing its “Big Jump” application this Friday. “Big Jump” will fund 10 cities who submit applications geared to help “achieve a big jump in biking – a doubling or tripling of people riding – by building a network of safe… Read More Making Something From a Missed Grant Opportunity
I was in the middle of yet another 1,500 word riveting ramble on HAWK signals, median refuges, traffic fatalities and other in no way boring or depressing topics, when I found myself becoming more and more interested in researching my bike “tour” to Santa Fe tomorrow instead. While my little four-day City Different jaunt doesn’t start… Read More This Post on HAWK Signals Postponed on Account of Ahhhh…