You knew it was inevitable, didn’t you? In the ongoing life-size chess game between drivers at El Vado and attempts at stopping those drivers from navigating between it, Central Ave, and New York Avenue, BB recently showed you the latest attempt at blockage: “Big Sandy.” At 2,100 lbs. each, that’s over four tons of sand-filled… Read More El Vado Update #7,331: Big Sandy v. Mr. Toyota
Having made budgetary allocation to start free fares in October, Better Burque, KRQE and evidently every entity with polling technology has asked: Should ABQ Ride be free to all? And no, Better Burque isn’t mad that KRQE has paid incredible homage to this little blog by “stealing” its idea to post such a question. Besides,… Read More Should ABQ Ride be free for all users?
As you probably already know, City of Albuquerque released its first “Vision Zero Action Plan” a couple of weeks ago. I’m late to mentioning it here due to laziness, and, speaking of laziness, perhaps you’ve been hesitant to tackle something called a “Vision Zero Action Plan,” despite your personal interest in such things. That’s understandable.… Read More Most Important Bits of CABQ’s Vision Zero Action Plan
Visiting Missoula today as part of a three-week tour of Intermountain West bike paths and rail-to-trails, I experienced much of the excellent bike/ped infrastructure here, including several bike/ped-only bridges over the Clark Fork, and some fine overpass/underpass options at busy roads. It can be done. Something else that Missoula does is properly sign the damn… Read More Wayfinding, Signage, and Missoula
By Scot Key Hey, North Diversion Trail User: How are you getting through the ongoing UNMH construction to get to/from UNM and environs? Because, as you know, all the roads/roundabouts in red below are all tore to Hell: Just wondering (be honest): Does your route maybe look something like this? I ask because during a… Read More How Are You Navigating UNMH Construction?
It’s Monday morning and maybe you or the like-minded active transportation someone in your life needs a bit of a pick-me-up as we head into the work week. Here’s just the thing. The old sign above needs to go. The southbound bike lane on Broadway Blvd. through its namesake neighborhood “South Broadway” now does not… Read More Monday Morning Happy News: Bike Lane Doesn’t End