Dan M
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Dan M commented on Adelita's blog post Morning Fix: Clear Vision
"Regarding the Bosque: There is very little that needs to be done to "enhance" the bosque or "improve the accessibility" of it.  I was there this weekend and it was packed with people of all ages and abilities.  If…"
Sep 22, 2013
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Reflections, Ideas and Criticisms of the Proposed Central Avenue BRT (bus rapid transit) Plan

In my newest article on UrbanABQ.com I write about Central Avenue: The Necessity of a Strong Vision, Community Champions and Street Trees.Did you go to any of the BRT meetings in May?  What did you think of them?  What, in your opinion, does Central Avenue need the most?Read my article and join the conversation!ThanksSee More
Jun 14, 2013
Dan M replied to Another Mike's discussion Another Gas Station...why not?
"Have you contacted Mr. Garduño?  He cares a lot about this area.   This situation is reminding me of the Jefferson Middle School issue, where APS is ignoring the progressive transportation solutions described in…"
Jun 13, 2013
Dan M commented on MarketPlace Media's blog post Morning Fix - Back to Work, Everyone
"@OBTSI couldn't agree more.  I wrote a full length response to the Jefferson loop road proposal and why it's not good…"
May 29, 2013
Dan M replied to Chris Hughes's discussion Albuquerque Where's The Bus? Smartphone/Web App in the group ABQ Bus Riders
"You need to have a direct link to the the route maps and schedules that are currently on the ABQ Ride website.  Otherwise, it's hard to figure out what route to take to get to where you need to go.  The existing iOS Abq Ride app is a…"
Mar 5, 2013
Dan M commented on Masshole in Fringecrest's blog post Morning Fix - Ducklings
"Benny: You're completely right, I shouldn't have said the only reason.  It's definitely a contributor though.  The radial system is a problem but ABQ Ride routes are actually pretty distributed; frequency…"
Nov 29, 2012
Dan M commented on Masshole in Fringecrest's blog post Morning Fix - Ducklings
"Kenny hit the nail on the head here but there's even more to it.  Transit in general is most successful in places where parking costs money.  Downtown and UNM happen to be the only two major nodes in town that I can think of which…"
Nov 28, 2012
Dan M commented on Masshole in Fringecrest's blog post Morning Fix - Ducklings
"SLF: The next Rapid Rides will be on Montgomery, San Mateo and/or Paseo.  OBTS: Totally agree.  With the money they are spending on that interchange, ABQ could build a world-class bus transit system AND a really good bicycle network.…"
Nov 27, 2012

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Where I Live:
Albuquerque and Tucson
About Me:
Albuquerque is my hometown. I grew up in the NE Heights, but I prefer spending time in the Nob Hill/Downtown areas. I am interested in urban policy and alternative transportation equity and advocacy.

I am currently studying Regional Development at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Green chile in my frontier breakfast burrito.
My Website:
http://transittime2.blogspot.com/

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The Internet and Fixing the Duke City

Posted on December 3, 2009 at 10:30pm 1 Comment

Today, I heard about a really cool new service that utilizes the powers of crowd sourcing on the Internet to influence public policy. This service is called SeeClickFix.com. Basically, it lets users upload complaints/ suggestions for their city leaders (things such as garbage, potholes, etc.). Though I know 311 currently services this purpose, this is better because it opens up public forum/ discussion about issues and it allows citizens to track the progress of the city on making those… Continue

Google Maps = ABQ spelling fail

Posted on July 10, 2009 at 4:51pm 1 Comment

I was just poking around Google Maps, and I noticed they spelled "Bataan Park" (the one on Lomas by the Walgreens) "Bataman Park". If anyone knows how to tell them this is wrong, have at. This is a memorial park for troops who died in WWII, so I think at a minimum it should be spelled right on Google Maps.

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At 1:27am on November 6, 2009, nmmtnmama said…
Have you seen the latest Google Map update? They finally corrected the Bataan Park label! I never did get a response to my posting on the help page, but the fact it got changed is what matters.
At 7:10am on September 27, 2009, Lindsay Bounds said…
Hi Daniel, I got an e-mail saying you posted a reply to my post about my lost dogs, but when I sign on here, I don't see anything. Do you know something about my dogs? Please e-mail me at lindsayemerson@hotmail.com and let me know. Thanks so much.
 
 
 

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