Albuquerque Rapid Transit: Image, Perception and Public Policy

Vacation’s over. It was nice, thanks for asking… Amid all the hue, cry, wail and umbrage regarding Albuquerque Rapid Transit is the repeated use of the word “historic” to oppose the project.  Employing the “picture worth a thousand words” model, propagandists (or advocates, if you prefer) use photos like the famous Ernest Haas shot as their call… Read More Albuquerque Rapid Transit: Image, Perception and Public Policy

We May Not Know ART (Albuquerque Rapid Transit), But We Know What We Don’t Like

The proposed station is “beyond ugly,” she said. – Lauren Austin, CABQ Landmarks Commission member and Huning Highland neighborhood resident, from “Landmark Commission Questions ART Project,” Albuquerque Journal, 4.13.16 You can’t legislate morality, and you may or may not know pornography when you see it, but what about making public policy centered around whether something is… Read More We May Not Know ART (Albuquerque Rapid Transit), But We Know What We Don’t Like