City Finally Finishing A.R.T. Stop that Helped Kill a Man

The City’s unfinished A.R.T. bus stop instrumental in a 2020 death is finally being completed. BB readers may remember our recent piece on the death of Mark Rivera, killed as he attempted to cross Central Avenue in December 2020. In that incidence, Mr. Rivera was crossing through the unfinished Albuquerque Rapid Transit stop west of… Read More City Finally Finishing A.R.T. Stop that Helped Kill a Man

Non-compliant road signs in bike lanes, Chapter Infinity

City/County/State persistent non-compliance with MUTCD regulations in placing road signs on bike lanes bugs (and endangers) me, but what really irritates is the sheer laziness and stupidity involved. Just put the sign in the raised median. If you think the corners of the diamond shape stick out too far, just use a MUTCD-compliant rectangular one.… Read More Non-compliant road signs in bike lanes, Chapter Infinity

Unfinished Albuquerque Rapid Transit Stop Contributes to Death on East Central

Having examined many pedestrian fatality police crash and investigation reports in the past few years, one extremely common thread is the strong tendency to blame the victim, regardless of other facts. Phrases such as “the victim was wearing dark clothing,” “had drug paraphernalia in a backpack,” and “was not crossing in a designated crosswalk” are… Read More Unfinished Albuquerque Rapid Transit Stop Contributes to Death on East Central

Eight Bedrooms and 4-Car Garage at Edge of Civilization: Perfect!

The Better Burque Tactical Urbanism Team Sunday Bike Ride (BBTUTSBR)™ took us this morning to Inspiration Peak/Apex™, the latest Pulte Homes subdivision between the sports fields at Community Stadium and Petroglyph National Monument. In other words, way the fuck. Among many interesting aspects of this new construction, there’s realization of just how close pavement is… Read More Eight Bedrooms and 4-Car Garage at Edge of Civilization: Perfect!