Drivers 1 (Again), Active Transport 0: El Vado “Diverter” Disappears

Reader Dan Majewski rode this weekend by BB’s oft-portrayed lo-fi diverter at El Vado (Central & New York) and found this: Yes that’s right, the planter previously pulverized has exited, leaving drivers free to motor where no motorized traffic is supposed to go, and free to store their car freely along the neighboring residences before… Read More Drivers 1 (Again), Active Transport 0: El Vado “Diverter” Disappears

Another look, another Coors @ Paseo crosswalk flub

After seeing John’s BB post yesterday, I checked out Streetview to get some historical perspective and views of other pedestrian crossings at Coors & Paseo del Norte. The intersection’s northwest quadrant caught my eye. Yup, same lousy “ADA” crossing with small concrete box with curbs on three sides plopped amid sand as shown here in… Read More Another look, another Coors @ Paseo crosswalk flub

How do we address transportation dangers on East Central?

Had the chance to Zoom by yesterday’s monthly meeting of the Greater Albuquerque Bicycling Advisory Committee (GABAC). Amid all the horribleness of the pandemic, one thing I will miss is the Zoom public meeting: so easy, so accessible, and so exquisitely designed for the introverted (muted, camera most definitely off). Maybe we could just lose… Read More How do we address transportation dangers on East Central?

Your Chance to Comment on State’s New Walking Safety Plan

You may not be excited to learn that NMDOT has released its draft Pedestrian Safety Plan. This possible lack of excitement is quite understandable, even if you actually do care about walking safety, perhaps to the point of reading this blog. Given the opportunity to read a “State plan,” one almost immediately considers a nap,… Read More Your Chance to Comment on State’s New Walking Safety Plan