NM Walking Deaths Soared, Again, in January

Latest unofficial statistics from UNM’s Traffic Research Unit indicate the following happened on New Mexico roads last month: The thirteen deaths of those trying to walk our roadways last month shatters more records, continuing a violent trend unmatched in recorded NM transportation history. Those 13 deaths out of 34 traffic fatalities overall is a staggering 38.2%,… Read More NM Walking Deaths Soared, Again, in January

City Council, Mayor Keller’s Budget, and Why You Should Stay Awake

The Albuquerque City Council “Committee of the Whole” will meet later today to discuss and hear presentations from City Departments concerning the 2019 Capital Budget and latest “Decade Plan.” TONIGHT Committee of the Whole Meeting at 5pm in the Vincent E. Griego Chambers. Councilors will be hearing presentations from City Departments about the proposed 2019… Read More City Council, Mayor Keller’s Budget, and Why You Should Stay Awake

NM Charter Schools Lack Sufficient Traffic Safety

First, as a retired Albuquerque Public Schools teacher, allow me to pass along the non-transportation related sentiments of myself and the many K-12 education friends/colleagues I know still working in APS. Dear taxpayers living within the APS taxing authority: Thanks for nothing. Go fuck yourselves. That out of the way and returning to Better Burque’s… Read More NM Charter Schools Lack Sufficient Traffic Safety

Tonight in “Why Can’t We Have Nice Things?” Silver Bike Boulevard Public Meeting

If you’re feeling civic but not up to the State of the Union, the public meeting to hear recommendations from a study of the Silver Bike Boulevard from Yale Blvd. west to the Rio Grande River is tonight from 5:30 to 7:00: Charged with the meaty task of crafting an “ages 8-80” route comfortable for… Read More Tonight in “Why Can’t We Have Nice Things?” Silver Bike Boulevard Public Meeting

New Success in Project to Fix Intersection Signalization for Bicycles

Regular BB readers might recall the start of our “Bike Sensor Adjustment Project” (BSAP) back in August of last year. Having heard from the City regarding proper procedure for reporting intersections on the bicycle network (bike route/bike lanes) at which bicycles, even steel bikes, were not triggering notice from the loop detector designed for this… Read More New Success in Project to Fix Intersection Signalization for Bicycles