Solving Bike/Ped Safety Equity: Zuni Rd. S.E. as Example

The above graphic was one of many interesting observations and ideas expressed at the #Moveequity Tweetchat held this past Wednesday. Issues of environmental and health justice are important everywhere, Burque included. One can’t help but see the figures on sidewalks and street lighting above and tie it into our discussion this week on the intersection of… Read More Solving Bike/Ped Safety Equity: Zuni Rd. S.E. as Example

Better Solutions at Coors & Blake, Finale: Fitting a New Reality

Two days ago, Better Burque started a closer look at the scheduled improvements for the intersection of Coors & Blake in the South Valley. Before we wade further into the matter, readers might want to catch up with those earlier posts, but one quick way to sum up the proposed project is that it does a good-to-great… Read More Better Solutions at Coors & Blake, Finale: Fitting a New Reality

Build Yourself a Mother of a Road: Central at Tulane

Note: BB wrote yesterday that our next post would be one offering solutions on the currently problematic plans to “improve” the intersection of Coors Blvd. & Blake Rd. S.W., and its immediate roadway environs. We’ll get to that one, using today’s post as a bit of a pedagogical springboard. Apologies for the misdirection, but check this… Read More Build Yourself a Mother of a Road: Central at Tulane

Better Solutions at Coors & Blake, Part I: What is Currently Planned

When does a highway become a street? When does a thoroughfare to somewhere else become a place to “shop-and-stroll”? Questions such as these might not seem germane when talking about the project to improve the Coors & Blake intersection and roadway immediately adjacent, and putting the term “shop-and-stroll” within the same metaphorical area code patently ludicrous.… Read More Better Solutions at Coors & Blake, Part I: What is Currently Planned

Front Line Report: Trying to ride a bicycle at Blake and Coors

As mentioned previously here, a public meeting was held last night to discuss the upcoming project to improve the intersection of Coors Blvd. and Blake Rd. in the South Valley, and its immediate environs. Despite living only about a mile, as the crow flies, from the intersection, it’s a place I don’t come across much,… Read More Front Line Report: Trying to ride a bicycle at Blake and Coors