Announcing the Winners of the THIS PLACE MATTERS Photo Contest!
Thought provoking words and images regarding Central Avenue/Route 66, shared by Michael L. Dickson.
The CCG (Concerned Citizen’s Group) prepares a point by point response to the City’s “Mythbusters” document regarding the ART project.
…a recently discovered email from their Planner, dated February 14, 2014 (before the plans were even 10% complete), clearly shows that they knew they had the option NOT to design the streets with double dedicated bus lanes.
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.
Celebrated photographer Robert Reck illuminates the simple beauty of Albuquerque’s endangered Route 66/Central Ave.
The ABQ Free Press reports on the continued setbacks for the Mayor and leaders of the disputed Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project.
A new research study supports the conclusion that traffic congestion along Central Avenue will be significantly worse if ART is built.
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...
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UPDATE: The 47 page memorandum in support of the motion for preliminary injunction is now available for you to review.
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.
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.
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...
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,...
Learn more about Complete Streets and modern urbanism in this informative article published on CITYLAB.COM, featuring former New York City transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
Read Community Activist David Vogel’s impressive overview and thoughts about ART to the ABQ City Council. Click to open the PDF and read the entire article.
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...