We’ve got some BIG news to share with you today! Tune in to our livestream on Facebook at 11:15 a.m. to find out what it is: https://t.co/WpJlfOQsvS Here’s a hint: 🚎#OneAlbuquerque #ABQRide @abqride — Mayor Tim Keller (@MayorKeller) November 8, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Might our long municipal transportation nightmare, a.k.a. the horrifically long gestation period of… Read More Could A.R.T.’s Long, Long, Long Birth Be Finally in the Delivery Room?
If the Albuquerque Journal can post a news “story” that is nothing but tweets strung together, why can’t Better Burque? APD enroute to an accident involving a pedestrian 5th and Lead @abqfire — APD Traffic (@ABQTraffic) November 4, 2019 Downtown intersections such as 5th/Lead have undergone significant changes in road engineering and public policy lately.… Read More Short Note on Walking Crash at 5th and Lead
It’s interesting that the absolute best places to keep up with news about death/injury to those trying to walk our roads are law firm websites. These online “news stories” include Google Map views and everything. Of course, primary motivation for these firms’ “news gathering” isn’t fixing the problem, it’s drumming up business from those killed/injured… Read More All the Walking Death/Injury News Fit to Put on a Law Firm Website
The ongoing funny saga of New York Avenue south and east of Central Avenue has taken a botanical turn of sorts. Incorporated as bike infrastructure escape from Central Ave. at its curve around the Country Club in response to A.R.T. construction and the El Vado Motel Redevelopment, New York Avenue, a crudely drawn and engineered… Read More It’s a Road, It’s a Bike Path, It’s a Parking Lot, It’s a Dessert Topping
I don’t make it to Nob Hill as much as I used to, about once every three months it seems. That infrequency makes each sojourn there now a brand new adventure, as there are invariably new shops/restaurants and newly closed shops/restaurants. Finding my bearings is only made possible by landmark, long-time survivors, such as The… Read More Streetview Fun: Death Retail/Restaurant Sites in Nob Hill
If you’re trying to cross Bridge Boulevard at La Vega in a wheelchair and somehow survive the eastbound lanes across the nearly non-existent crosswalk striping, here is your reward at the median: Thanks for trying. Just roll around that median into the roadway, won’t you? Have a nice day! Yes, I know this intersection will… Read More Just Roll into the Roadway: Bridge at La Vega
The first eight months of 2019 have New Mexico on a pace for 90 pedestrian fatalities this year, according to preliminary data provided by the the Traffic Research Unit at UNM. The sixty deaths so far this year are accompanied by five “pedalcyclists” deaths, the rate of which has also increased recently. Thus continues a… Read More NM Walking Deaths Continue Record Pace through August 2019