Thoughts on Complete Streets City Council Vote Scheduled for August 5th

Proposed revision to the City’s Complete Streets Ordinance moved “without recommendation” last Wednesday from City Council’s Land Use, Planning, and Zoning (LUPZ) Committee to a full Council vote scheduled for its August 5th session. Brought by LUPZ chair Isaac Benton, the proposal failed to receive recommendation for three reasons: 1. Concerns about its ramifications of… Read More Thoughts on Complete Streets City Council Vote Scheduled for August 5th

Person Walking Our Streets Killed, But Speed “Not a Factor”

The excellent ABQ Journal reporter Elise Kaplan dutifully reported what over-worked/compensated APD Officer Simon Drobik said in response to this crash (and Ms.Kaplan/Journal uses the word “crash” instead of “accident”) scene photographed by Journal photographer Adolph Pierre-Louis: The ubiquitous “*Mr. Overtime” Drobik was paraphrased thus: He said alcohol and speed are not factors for either… Read More Person Walking Our Streets Killed, But Speed “Not a Factor”

Slow Rollin’ on Avenida Cesar Chavez, and Lovin’ It

After attending the monthly Greater Albuquerque Bicycling Advisory Committee meeting last afternoon/evening, I went to a far, far, far, ( multiplied by ∞) more meaningful and important event, the June Slow Roll bicycle (and e-scooter and roller skate) ride hosted by the remarkable community organizing team at Slow Roll 505. How wonderful was this event?… Read More Slow Rollin’ on Avenida Cesar Chavez, and Lovin’ It

Burque’s Rainbow Striped Intersection and Walking Equality

As you know, Mayor Keller recently announced installation of a rainbow striped crosswalk at the corner of Central Avenue and Morningside. It’s #PrideMonth and we’re proud to stand with the LGBTQ+ community. Check out the pride crosswalk located at Central and Morningside along the Albuquerque Pride parade march happening this weekend. Join the #OneAlbuquerque team… Read More Burque’s Rainbow Striped Intersection and Walking Equality