Blaming “Pedestrian Error” in a Case of Illegal Roadway/Sidewalk Design

Update, 10.17.18: A follow-up phone conversation with the victim of the incident outlined below reveals that her injuries were relatively minor and not long-lasting. It is also worth noting that she was not aware the incident had subsequently been deemed “pedestrian error” as the primary cause, and very much disagreed with that finding. Research through… Read More Blaming “Pedestrian Error” in a Case of Illegal Roadway/Sidewalk Design

Deaths of Those Walking NM Roads Reach Double Digits in September

After somewhat slowing in August, the rate of those killed trying to walk in/near New Mexico roadways shot back to record levels in September. The Land of Enchantment is now again on pace for an all-time annual record number (~81) of pedestrian fatalities, surpassing the 79 killed last year. A review of statistics in the… Read More Deaths of Those Walking NM Roads Reach Double Digits in September

Holidays are Coming: How About We Give Ourselves an Early Transportation Gift?

Riding home on 43rd Ave last night, I thought about how much calmer and more confident I feel thanks to the new #protectedbikelanes. I guess haven’t tweeted much about my experiences on #SaferSkillman lately because I haven’t had anything to complain about! pic.twitter.com/KkyAIHaB4l — Laura Shepard (@LAShepard221) October 5, 2018 Look at the photo above… Read More Holidays are Coming: How About We Give Ourselves an Early Transportation Gift?

Keller Administration Wants Faster Studies of Those Driving Too Fast

Good post this morning by Chris McKee at KRQE on the Keller Administration’s stated “push” for speeding up, so to speak, the City’s Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP).  The Program is designed to have the City evaluate neighborhood streets (no arterials, no collectors) for possible “calming” (a word pretty much everybody hates by this point,… Read More Keller Administration Wants Faster Studies of Those Driving Too Fast