Turn-lane median cycle track, San Pedro at Summer, 12.3.17 The bike infrastructural “greening” of Burque continues! The City also gets better and better at designing the entrance/exit points for such treatments (nice job here); think how good they’ll be by the time we get to the 50th such treatment around town! Try this one out… Read More San Pedro Gets Kermitized As Part of Fair Heights Bike Boulevard
Photo: John Fleck Yes, those are mini-curbs and flexposts on 4th Street separating drivers from cyclists, and, hopefully, drivers from parking in the bike lane. I might be wrong, but I believe this is the very first instance of mid-block physical separation between driving and bike lane in all of Albuquerque. Sure, we cyclists already… Read More Now Try Parking: Check Out 4th Street Downtown!
A BB post earlier this week mentioned that the October monthly roadway fatality information had not yet gone online from UNM’s Traffic Facility Unit. After having the chance to contact TRU, that information has now been posted (yup, one email and voila!), and the data is remarkably gruesome concerning NM pedestrian deaths back in October:… Read More October Pedestrian Fatalities Updated (and the news ain’t good)
A personally busy bureaucratic week has me appreciating all the hard work that has gone into making the upcoming expansion of bike share in Albuquerque a reality. As reported by Nancy Tipton at the Journal, the current BICI program of 75 bikes at 15 stations will bloom to 250 bikes available at 50 stations around… Read More Bike Share to Expand in Burque, Docklessly (Sorta)
Better Burque has gotten into a habit, around the 15th of every month, of checking the latest Monthly Fatality Report update from the Traffic Research Unit (TRU) at UNM. For reasons probably no more sinister than they are busy, there’s been no TRU October update posted to this point, November 28th. Again, TRU is probably… Read More Pedestrians, Central Ave. and A.R.T.
While riding quite a few miles up and down the Rio Grande Trail over Thanksgiving, I also did a bit of online research of goings-on in the Roaring Fork Valley between Glenwood Spring and Aspen, Colorado. One of many things prompting my research was observing quite a few yard signs around the area stating: “United… Read More Moving Burque’s “Active Transportation” Forward: Experiences Elsewhere