It’s a Road, It’s a Bike Path, It’s a Parking Lot, It’s a Dessert Topping

The ongoing funny saga of New York Avenue south and east of Central Avenue has taken a botanical turn of sorts. Incorporated as bike infrastructure escape from Central Ave. at its curve around the Country Club in response to A.R.T. construction and the El Vado Motel Redevelopment, New York Avenue, a crudely drawn and engineered… Read More It’s a Road, It’s a Bike Path, It’s a Parking Lot, It’s a Dessert Topping

Streetview Fun: Death Retail/Restaurant Sites in Nob Hill

I don’t make it to Nob Hill as much as I used to, about once every three months it seems. That infrequency makes each sojourn there now a brand new adventure, as there are invariably new shops/restaurants and newly closed shops/restaurants. Finding my bearings is only made possible by landmark, long-time survivors, such as The… Read More Streetview Fun: Death Retail/Restaurant Sites in Nob Hill

NM Walking Deaths Continue Record Pace through August 2019

The first eight months of 2019 have New Mexico on a pace for 90 pedestrian fatalities this year, according to preliminary data provided by the the Traffic Research Unit at UNM. The sixty deaths so far this year are accompanied by five “pedalcyclists” deaths, the rate of which has also increased recently. Thus continues a… Read More NM Walking Deaths Continue Record Pace through August 2019

BBTUT at the New Rio Grande/Candelaria Roundabout

The new roundabout is up and circling at Rio Grande Blvd. and Candelaria. The oft-warned roadway apocalypse, screamed about by those opposed to the project for years and years, did not appear to be taking place this quiet Sunday morning. No devils we’re seen flying through the center of the roundabout, for example. No lightning… Read More BBTUT at the New Rio Grande/Candelaria Roundabout