The Greater Albuquerque Bicycle Advisory Committee will convene this afternoon (Monday 6/11/18) to talk about all the things, including: a debriefing on the fabulously successful Bike to Word Day (by “fabulously successful” I mean I got free fruit, hope to learn how much free fruit was distributed and other things) a discussion of what is… Read More Bicycle Advisory Committee today
There was so much to love about yesterday’s Albuquerque Pride Parade, turning Central from Girard to San Pedro for a morning into a festive reminder of love and diversity and wonderful rainbow-colored stuff. Lots of rainbow-colored stuff. It was wonderful to see the opportunity clearing out the cars for a morning presents. And the A.R.T.… Read More #ABQPride and repurposing our streets
The Burque dock/dockless bike share program PACE kicked off a little over a month ago. Below is a reader-submitted graphic that makes my South Valley heart sing: The screengrab above is from the PACE app. It shows an available bike at Isleta Blvd. and Blake Rd. in the/my deep South Valley. A bit of further… Read More PACE Bike Share: Making the South Valley YOUR Vacation Destination!
Update about five hours after posting the rant below, a link/view to the document can now be found on the local Paper of Record’s story. Thank you. Hence, we can consider the rant below “closed.” Until next time, but we’re hoping there’s never a next time. by Scot In a sentiment that very much reflects… Read More An Admitted Rant Concerning Local News Coverage
One hopes after months/years of checking the latest figures on New Mexico traffic fatalities, specifically pedestrian deaths, that this month will be different. With data point after data point making it more and more unmistakable that a major public health crisis is at hand, you hope to see a month where maybe only 1 or 2… Read More Broken Record: Deaths of Those Walking New Mexico Roads Continue at Record Pace
The news doesn’t seem to have made our Paper of Record, somewhat understandably kicked to the journalistic curb by more vociferous discussion regarding “$2.7 million in financial incentives” to a golfing Dave & Buster’s, but City Council last night did unanimously pass Councilor Isaac Benton’s ordinance changing the traffic code: To add bicycle lanes to… Read More Burque City Council Passes Bike Lane Ordinance
In tracking down the elusive set of new(ish) City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation bike/ped counters around town (actually, they aren’t that elusive, as they are firmly planted on popular multi-use paths), reader Keith beat the Better Burque staff to the punch and recently submitted this fine, fine map after his own search: Better Burque… Read More On the Hunt for That Fifth Parks & Rec Optical Bike/Ped Counter