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Video: "Complete Streets"

In my writings, I frequently mention terms such as “walkability”, “livability”, mode share”, “bus rapid transit”, bike friendly” and “transit oriented”. Some of you may know what they mean and maybe you’ve heard them before. However, even if you do know what they mean, it is hard to visualize these words. It is difficult to… Continue reading Video: "Complete Streets"

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ABQ Ride · Albuquerque · CNM · education · partnership · Rapid Ride · transit · transportation

CNM and ABQ Ride: Working Together?

For everyone reading this post not from Albuquerque, CNM is the local community college in the Albuquerque metro area. ABQ Ride is the local transportation agency in the city of Albuquerque. CNM and ABQ Ride do not have best relationship. Sure, there are a few ABQ Ride routes that access the CNM campuses. Sure, ABQ… Continue reading CNM and ABQ Ride: Working Together?

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The Urban Solution vs. the Rural Solution: The Internal Conflict Within the Green Movement

When environmentalists talk about the sustainability/green movement, many times you hear two different solutions: Solution #1One side discusses the benefits of urban density. Everyone must live in dense walkable areas that stimulate community connectivity. We need to reduce automobile dependence by living close to most of our daily services and ideally, close to our jobs… Continue reading The Urban Solution vs. the Rural Solution: The Internal Conflict Within the Green Movement