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Transit. Why or why not?
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I am just curious how many people here ride the bus and how many people don't. If you do, what do you like about it? What don't you like?If you don't ride? Why not?Also, what do you think about the…Continue

Tags: transit, Bus

Started this discussion. Last reply by PJH Jan 28.

Drivers Ed?
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Does anyone know if APS has a drivers Ed course? I can't seem to find any info about it and we need a cheap place for our 15 year old.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Granjero Nov 26, 2012.

Hey! What's this?
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I was doing some hiking out there east of the *fire spitters and kept coming across these markers here and there.  Just curious if anyone has an idea what they're for? *volcanoes - petroglyph…Continue

Tags: markers, hiking, volcanos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phil_0 Oct 13, 2012.

Citizen Arroyo Patrol
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With all the recent arroyo sexual assaults on children near or around arroyos, I was wondering if anyone knows of a group who might be interested in doing a citizen patrol of these places, especially…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Balletmom Aug 17, 2012.

 

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PJH replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Having used that Route 66 bus a bit longer now, I find that I have am having more uneventful, satisfactory and pleasant bus rides.  It is extremely variable.  The bus in a certain direction at a certain time can be an unpleasant experience…"
Jan 28
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Nov 11, 2015
busboy replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Shotsie is partially correct: according to various news sources, somewhere between half to 80% of the funding for our BRT would be federal money.  We've already spent some three million on the BRT study which was approved by the feds and…"
Oct 31, 2014
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Transit. Why or why not?

I am just curious how many people here ride the bus and how many people don't. If you do, what do you like about it? What don't you like?If you don't ride? Why not?Also, what do you think about the city's new plan for the future of transit in Albuquerque?See More
Oct 28, 2014
shotsie replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Unfortunately, the Feds are only funding a BRT, so it's this or nothing.  I did notice that the ART plans don't show the Nob Hill configuration - there's going to be a lot of really pissed off merchants/drivers if the lanes are…"
Oct 25, 2014
Janette McClelland replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"It costs me $13 for a taxi to get from San Pedro & Gibson to Uptown at 3:30 in the morning just to get to work. Probably at least $30-40+ if you live downtown. Most lower-income people don't have that $ to spend on taxis to get to their…"
Oct 25, 2014
Janette McClelland replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"I have went to the meetings,and have vehemently voiced my opposition. Also on Twitter. A waste of taxpayer $. We are not Oakland or Cleveland,the 2 cities whose BRT service was being touted in the video loop at the meeting. Oakland's is still…"
Oct 25, 2014
Janette McClelland replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Why isn't there a Rapid Ride or limited service along San Mateo or Montgomery?  The 5 is never on time during the week. Ditto San Mateo. I miss my connection at Louisiana & Central from the 766 to the 157 almost every morning after…"
Oct 25, 2014
Janette McClelland replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"I ride the bus everyday. I have voiced my opposition to BRT at the meetings and on social media. A mistake. Everything is focused on Central,Central,Central. 45% of ridership. What about the lines that feed INTO Central? San Mateo has a heavy rider…"
Oct 25, 2014
Adelita replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Even though I live relatively close to work, I don't ride the bus.  I am often the person at work who runs errands.  I also have a car full of art supplies for the outreach that I do and classes that I teach.  I also take care of…"
Oct 17, 2014
once banned twice shy replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"I agree with Shotsie.  I would far prefer that the city try to use that money to expand bus service and connections--if you have a vital bus system, people will use it.  There are too many gaps in the bus service.  I also am super…"
Oct 17, 2014
shotsie replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"A.  When one of our vehicles need servicing, I do the bus/bike deal, since I live 12 miles away from work.  If I tried to just use transit, I would need two transfers, or do a lot of walking. B.  Okay, so about that BRT down Central -…"
Oct 17, 2014
Sophie replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"I don't use mass transit here (though I'm a big supporter), but I did for a while when I lived in Los Angeles and I always do when I'm in New York. And I think the difference is that in those two cities, mass transit is almost always…"
Oct 16, 2014
misterhinkydink replied to Granjero's discussion Drivers Ed?
"My daughter went through McGinnis and when she "graduated" she still didn't know how to drive. I spent a few months working with her before I felt she was OK to solo.  "
Nov 14, 2012
Ron Da Bomb replied to Granjero's discussion Drivers Ed?
"From what I understand, most high schools offer the classroom portion of drivers ed, but not the driving instruction. Here's an excerpt from my son's Eldorado HS Course Catalog...   DEFENSIVE DRIVING - 53020 Grades 9-12 1…"
Nov 13, 2012
Izquierdo replied to Granjero's discussion Hey! What's this?
"Petroglyphs National Monument is managed by the National Park Service. PETR is shorthand for Petroglyphs, a unit of the National Park Service. All NPS areas have such designations. Carlsbad Caverns is CACA (nasty sounding!) for instance. Bandelier…"
Oct 12, 2012

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Sandia Man Cave - is or is not.

Posted on July 8, 2012 at 8:24am 2 Comments

I recently went on a hike up in the Placita's to see the famed Sandia Man Cave.  If you are not familiar with this then let me tell ya. Some dude, a student from UNM, back in the 30's found it, said there were some old bones of a Wooly Mammoth, a Giant Sloth and some ancient tools left there by some folk traveling through about 10,000 years ago.

As this has been highly debated among the intellectual science types, I won't go into detail (intellectual science types bore me)…

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All Politics are Local or relational....

Posted on November 2, 2010 at 8:12am 15 Comments

Today, I will walk into an Elementary School and color in some circles in an attempt to actively participate in a right that has been hard to come by for some, if not all of us. This year is different though. This year I will be voting, not for who I think is best, or who I feel will lead better, but instead, I will be setting aside my fishing pole and pick up my wife's, casting it into the deep muddy waters of the political ocean.



Why people vote the way they do is as varied as the… Continue

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