Join us at our first ever Urban Albuquerque Action Forum! We invite you to sign-up as a co-host by filling out the form at the bottom of the page and commenting as well! Being a co-host simply means that you will: Join us at the Action Forum You will invite others to join us as… Continue reading A Day of Action – the Future of Urban Albuquerque?
*Note: This is the first of a series of posts originally written in June as I vacationed across the East Coast.After arriving at the Boston airport with my family, we boarded a shuttle bus to get to the subway. I at first saw the lack of a direct connection between the airport and the subway… Continue reading ABQ to Boston: Taking the T*
Central Avenue in Albuquerque is the spine of the city. This is where the city started and this is where many activities continue to occur. In recent years, Central has also become the core of the Albuquerque transportation system. Currently, all three Rapid Ride routes run along Central, as well as a number of other… Continue reading Designated Bus Lanes on Central + A Light Rail Line Proposal
Bike. This single word carries weight in the modern world of transportation planning. While the United States currently has a very low percentage of people using bikes for commuting or errands, the humble bicycle continues to be the number one personal transportation option for the world. This phenomenon of high bicycle ridership occurs in both… Continue reading Why Is Biking Important?
Journal Center is one of the core employment centers in the Albuquerque metro area. It is not only one of the biggest employment centers in the state, but it is also growing at a rapid rate. As with many office parks developed in the past few decades, it is very car oriented. It is only… Continue reading Building Bike Connections at Journal Center
Since beginning college in Tucson, AZ, I spend most of my time residing there. One of the main things I enjoy about living in Tucson is how bike friendly it is. There are bike routes that connect all of the major activity centers. There are always people biking, especially around the campus, and the city… Continue reading Bike Networks in Tucson vs. Albuquerque: A Brief Analysis
In my previous post, I discussed the possibility of creating a bus route that would connect many of the CNM campuses. One of the disadvantages I listed was that this route would not connect with the Westside CNM due to the fact that the Westside campus is automobile oriented and far from most of the… Continue reading CNM Westside + the 155 Coors ABQ Ride Route
The CNM Montoya Campus is not easy to get to without a car. Though it is in close proximity to many bike routes and bus routes, it does not interact well with each of these modes. What if the Montoya Campus had better transportation options? How would this work? Let us examine the facts:1. CNM… Continue reading CNM, ABQ Ride and a New Improved Bus Route