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Independent Poll conducted on ART Project

Over 400 registered voters were asked questions regarding the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project and 56% opposed the project, with another 15% undecided. The article goes on to say that 78% of respondents thought that the project should be put to a popular vote.

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A Vanishing Route 66

Celebrated photographer Robert Reck illuminates the simple beauty of Albuquerque’s endangered Route 66/Central Ave.

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ART Roadblock

The ABQ Free Press reports on the continued setbacks for the Mayor and leaders of the disputed Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project.

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BRT Systems Around the World

At the October 2015 Meeting of the Minds* annual summit, the BRT panel discussion, Sharing the Road: BRT & Global South Urban Mobility, focused on how Global South cities in Latin America and Africa are developing and implementing BRT and solving the interface between...

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City begins buying property along Central Avenue for Art

This is our worst nightmare – the City has started the process of eminent domain on west Central Ave. as part of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction. They have not been forthcoming as to how many other businesses will be forced to give up their land.

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ART Petition Needs Your Support

Albuquerque’s Mayor and City officials have ignored us and have denied us fair input. We ask – WHY? Albuquerque’s Rapid transit project must preserve historic landmarks along Route 66. This new petition will take your voice to the Mayor.

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Reimagining Transit

When the city of Houston undertook its "System Reimagining" project to transform an aging city transit system, one of the first steps was to reach out for community input and participation, a commitment that was never broken during the entire planning and development...

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Lawsuits Filed Over ABQ Rapid Transit Project

Today, two separate lawsuits regarding the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project were filed – one in New Mexico State Court, the other in U.S. District Court against the City of Albuquerque and the Secretary of the Federal Transportation Administration.The first one,...

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City Councilor Isaac Benton’s Statement about ART

Read City Councilor Isaac Benton’s (district 5) thoughtful letter about ART to the Federal Transit Authority which is published on the CABQ.GOV website. The following is an excerpt from his statement... "....After reviewing the project design and hearing observations...

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