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Comment by bluejays47 on June 30, 2009 at 8:05am
It doesn't augur well if APD is "swamped" with robberies even if robberies are supposedly down. Right? Yikes.
Comment by slamwagon on June 30, 2009 at 8:15am
$500, Seizure of vehicles, imprisonment? F' THAT!
Comment by Master of Disaster on June 30, 2009 at 9:18am
Another four years of Chavez, and nothing but total silence will be acceptable. Do we pay him to just try to find new ways to fine people?
Comment by once banned twice shy on June 30, 2009 at 9:30am
Well, here's the problem with the stupid revving law--the police have to be present to hear the revving. Now, I suppose it's possible a few boneheads might rev their motorcycle engine in front of a cop, but I am guessing most won't--so there will still be revving, but no way to enforce this dumb law. It's like the no using cell phones while driving law--unenforced and a waste of paper and resources.

Of course, you could always not vote for Marty, if you don't want four more years of him. That is, if he is a candidate. Ha.
Comment by Juan on June 30, 2009 at 10:29am
Mayor is profiling a lot, I mean cracking down, here lately. First loud car stereos, then loud bikes, now loud cars. Maybe he should help us out with more bike lanes and better public transportation, then not so many people would be out cruising during the summer. But like I've said before, it's summer, people cruise, it's part of american culture. Guess when you don't have enough good things to say about yourself when running for another mayoral term, you have to make ish up to make you seem pro-active.
Comment by Tricross on June 30, 2009 at 10:38am
I have to admit that I am pro-noise ordinance. The way I see it, excessive noise, like you get from an unrestricted exhaust on a big twin, sport bike and sports car, is very much like second hand smoke. It intrudes into your space and is a health risk as recent studies on loss of hearing indicate.
Comment by RiRiSynCyr on June 30, 2009 at 12:04pm
damn....the handrail on that stairway would be AWESOME to slide down....if it weren't for all those spikes! OUCH!
Comment by Barelas Babe on June 30, 2009 at 12:34pm
@Tricross - not only hearing loss, but other health risks occur as a result of noise - increased BP, stress hormones. The Albuquerque organization of Citizens for a Quiet Environment has more info here.
Comment by Celine on June 30, 2009 at 2:29pm
Wow, I both love it and think it is more than a bit whacked . . . but I can see how a NYer would like being by the train downtown . . . must remind her of home.
Comment by Another Mike on June 30, 2009 at 2:41pm
[re: castle-thingy] ...if only the outside could look as nice as the inside...

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