October 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
The city says water conservation programs and customer cutbacks have resulted in a drop in water usage.
August 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Albuquerque has finally received the $75 million it needed to complete an ambitious plan for electric bus rapid transit along Central Avenue.
December 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Streetsblog USA is seeking nominations.
November 28, 2017, 10am PST
Overcoming lawsuits and controversy, Albuquerque opened the Albuquerque Rapid Transit to partial service over the holiday weekend.
November 27, 2017, 12pm PST
Albuquerque has approved the new Integrated Development Ordinance.
November 20, 2017, 12pm PST
Streetsblog USA wants you to use #walkinginthemargins to expose hostile pedestrian environments.
June 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Documenting the effects of climate change on the West's most vital source of water.
March 6, 2017, 8am PST
The city of Albuquerque is focused on bringing consistency and coherence to an unwieldy collection of planning and land use regulations. An interview with Albuquerque Planning Director Suzanne Lubar explores the city's approach to the challenge.
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.
August 18, 2015, 11am PDT
Eric Jaffe of CityLab looks at what went wrong with what should have been a clear way to employ technology to reduce crashes and save lives, and what can be done to stem the tide of cities removing red light cameras.
June 16, 2015, 1pm PDT
Albuquerque is working on a multi-modal reconfiguration of the old Route 66.
May 31, 2015, 7am PDT
A master-planned community proposed for land owned by the British bank Barclay's on the outskirts of Albuquerque would be New Mexico's second-largest city on full build-out. Opponents say it would also be a major water hog in a painfully arid state.
May 22, 2015, 8am PDT
The Citi Foundation and Living Cities announced $3 million in grant funding to help cities adopt innovative practices in community engagement. Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans, and Seattle will have 18 months to empower citizens.
February 28, 2015, 11am PST
A coalition of public and private interests have come together in Albuquerque to launch New Mexico's first bikeshare program.
Albuquerque Business First
February 9, 2015, 9am PST
The city of Albuquerque joins the ranks of the cities around the country overhauling their zoning and planning mechanisms.
October 28, 2014, 12pm PDT
The pavement along Old Route 66 in New Mexico will now play "America the Beautiful"—but only if you're driving the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour.
March 7, 2014, 1pm PST
Following three years of study, Albuquerque Mayor RJ Berry declared a “tipping point” in the city’s BRT plans. The city will require a federal matching grant to proceed.
April 11, 2013, 11am PDT
Stan Alcorn checks up on the status of Mesa del Sol, a 12,900-acre public-private project that broke ground outside of Albuquerque in 2006, and was planned to be the largest New Urbanist development in the Southwest.