July 18, 2016, 9am PDT
A well organized opposition to a planned Bus Rapid Transit line in Albuquerque, New Mexico has stalled the beginning of construction on the new transit line with lawsuits.
June 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
New Mexico had the nation's highest pedestrian fatality rate in 2014. Alcohol was a factor in over half the pedestrian fatalities in New Mexico, while nationally it's a third. According to the Albuquerque PD, drunk pedestrians are primarily to blame.
March 24, 2016, 7am PDT
Now that the Albuquerque City Council has approved a plan to create bus-only lanes on Central Avenue, the city will seek federal funding for the project.
June 16, 2015, 1pm PDT
Albuquerque is working on a multi-modal reconfiguration of the old Route 66.
February 9, 2015, 9am PST
The city of Albuquerque joins the ranks of the cities around the country overhauling their zoning and planning mechanisms.
August 4, 2010, 8am PDT
The Albuquerque City Council and staff are drafting plans for Volcano Heights, Volcano Cliffs and Volcano Trails, three sites bordering Petroglyph National Monument. A simmering debate over open space conservation seems cooled by public process.
September 24, 2008, 1pm PDT
Seven very low-income housing complexes in New Mexico have been renovated to be more energy efficient. The work was made possible by a nonprofit partnership that works in part to put money back in low-income residents' pockets.
October 14, 2005, 12pm PDT
The Albuquerque Alliance for Active Living encourages proper pedestrian planning for creating more livable communities.
August 26, 2005, 5am PDT
Plans include a new commuter rail and office building for the Department of Transportation.
February 25, 2005, 6am PST
New Mexico's Dept. of Transportation (DOT) seeks to complement pending rail service with a transit oriented development (TOD).
February 21, 2005, 5am PST
Impact fees add $10,000 to the cost of a new home in the North Albuquerque area, and are being used as a tool for social engineering, writes Jeff Stuve, president of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
November 28, 2004, 9am PST
The City of Albuquerque has concluded a years-long process to defineand implement impact fees on new construction in the city based on service districts.
August 10, 2002, 11am PDT
Five years of debate and discussion over how to manage Albuquerque's growth comes down to a vote next week before a divided City Council on the Planned Growth Strategy.
March 18, 2002, 5am PST
New Mexico's Las Maravillas is an example of everything that is wrong with the way Americans plan communities.
February 13, 2001, 2pm PST
Expert says it is time for New Mexico to reform its planning laws.