Taking a brief bicycle-centric look at the failed intersection of Menaul & Edith BB discussed yesterday in the aftermath of a deadly crash, we see the following on the interactive CABQ Bike Map: In designing (which unfortunately might be too grand a term for how its actually unfolded) our bicycle network, the intention has been… Read More Reconnecting the Dots: One More Look at Menaul at Edith
Many on the Internet take/find solace on extremely tough days through cat videos or Drake memes. Here at BB, we reflect on days which test our mettle, faith and chutzpah by gazing at great photos of cool bike infrastructure. Courtesy Charles Kraft as part of our recent photo contest: There. That’s feels better. Stay vertical,… Read More One More Great Photo of the New NDC Bridge Near Osuna
Today’s Unfortunate Case Study: Menaul Blvd. at Edith Blvd. A male motorcyclist riding west yesterday morning, downhill, on Menaul just west of I-25 approached Edith. Then, as APD spokesperson Simon Drobik wrote in an email to Journal reporter Elise Kaplan: “As it (the motorcyclist) neared the intersection with Edith, a 2006 full size Ford pickup… Read More Vision Zero, One Deadly Intersection at a Time
Silly us, BB didn’t get a photo as we rode through the intersection of 4th St. S.W. and Coal Avenue yesterday. Basically, this dirt lot at the SW corner of the intersection: is now a giant hole of constructiony goodness. What is it, you might ask? If you haven’t followed the multi-decade saga of this… Read More Big Dig at the Corner of 4th Street and Coal Avenue
Oh, and in case you’re wondering, that’s Official Better Burque Staff Photographer John Fleck going below and beyond on the pavement for this low-angle shot of beer can, debris and emasculated speed limit sign: Party on Garth. Party on Sammy Hagar of the West Mesa.
While I generally enjoyed riding, for the first time, a bicycle in Nashville recently, this particular stretch wasn’t too much fun: The bike infrastructure “treatment” known as the sharrow has been around since the early 1990s, originating in Denver. I’m personally not a big fan. Actually, I don’t think the sharrow has any big fans. It’s… Read More Saturday Night Nerd Time: From Sharrows to “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions”
We asked for them; you can’t get enough of them. Photos! We at BB couldn’t make the Burque Bike Share 2.0 roll-out shindig Thursday due to the crushing burden of employment. Thus, we sent out an all-call for snaps from the event. A loyal reader came to our rescue and here’s what it looked like:… Read More Because We Love Photos: ABQ PACE Bike Share Launch