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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 John Nov 4.

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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""Granjero, you're trotting out the tired, utterly incorrect, and ignorant meme that teachers don't want to be evaluated." I don't trot Hettie. Way too much exercise involved.  I asked you a question Hettie.  Not a…"
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"Ok.  Everyone is to blame except the teacher. As I said before, I think parents are the main fault of students not being serious about education. (Which I also think stems from a more liberal culture that has grown, toward raising children,…"
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""How do you answer the question "Mast is to sailboat as _______ is to car" when you live in NM and may have never seen a sailboat in your life? "   A long time ago, when I was in school, they gave us books to read. We were…"
Nov 5
John replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"Too soon we forget the fiasco of Mayor Marty's trolley venture. This is another regurgitation of the same theme. Whenever the Fed's dangle $$$ in front of Albuquerque mayors or the City Council it is likely there will be nibbles and then…"
Nov 4
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
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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
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
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
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
Janette McClelland replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"That is exactly what I've pointed out. Who is going to walk 15 blocks late at night or early in the morning just to get a bus downtown to get to their job because the route on their street has stopped running for the night,hasn't atarted…"
Oct 25
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
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
AM replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"It seems that riding the bus here is extremely time-consuming, since they make so many stops. If there were more express buses, or smaller buses like you mention, that would make the bus more appealing for me."
Oct 21
Ron Da Bomb replied to Granjero's discussion Transit. Why or why not?
"I've used the bus to get to/from work in the past, but to be honest, the downside was feeling unsafe as a pedestrian. My bus route is pretty simple, a half-mile walk to Menaul and Eubank and straight down Menaul to around Washington. I've…"
Oct 17

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Sandia Man Cave - is or is not.

Posted on July 8, 2012 at 8:24am 3 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 17 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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