A few years back I “taught” (actually they taught me) two amazing young women/sisters, and, as is often the case, I came to find out that the sisters’ parents were amazing as well. Over the years of giving his kids A+ after A+ on assignments, I came to find out that the father, John Groth,… Read More BB Visits a Bike Repair/Manufacturing Shop Right Here in ABQ
Not finding much information online about this upcoming public meeting, Better Burque, as a public service, issues the following poorly designed informational “flyer”: A fairly in-depth search of online mentions of the meeting, including a look through City of Albuquerque webpages, shows only this via KOB-TV. Nevertheless, the meeting will take place, and the soon-to-be-announced… Read More Public Meeting Thursday Announcing Improvements at Natalie and Louisiana
Asking for a friend. On a multi-use path, e.g., Bosque or North Diversion Channel? Proximate to vehicular traffic, e.g., MLK at Edith, or Campus at Girard? Some other ideas? And what would Burque’s logo be (i.e., not “Cycle Oregon” as seen above)? Just asking…
The Better Burque Tactical Urbanism Team (BBTUT) pitched in this morning to help City of Albuquerque Traffic Engineering bring the signs at the intersection of Copper and San Mateo into compliance with the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The problem was a sign pointing to a detector to allow bicyclists to trigger the green… Read More Tactical urbanism, MUTCD bike sign edition
Just back from “working” the Rio Bravo & Bosque Path station of Bike to Work 2018. A truly glorious morning, perfect for a ride, and we had more folks stop by than in previous years. No, the numbers aren’t quite up there with those at Civic Plaza, but we did have more than one cyclist… Read More Bike to Work 2018, Deep South Valley Style
Life got you down, buddy? Have things got ya thinking Hamlet was right and “shuffling off this mortal coil” has gotta be better than another stinking day in this existential Hell? Well, that’s where road construction during/after photos can help. I know, we Better Burque readers are almost always telling ourselves precisely this in our… Read More Blake at Coors Construction Update: From ARGH!!! to Ahhhh…..
Councilor Isaac Benton’s proposal adding language to the City’s Traffic Code banning motor vehicles from bicycle lanes moved a step closer to final enactment at last night’s meeting of the Council’s Land Use, Planning and Zoning (LUPZ) Committee. On a 4-0 Committee vote, and with voiced endorsement by an Albuquerque Police Department representative, “O-18-14” moves… Read More Ordinance Banning Cars from ABQ Bike Lanes Moves to Full Council Vote