The Battle of Route 66 is being fought in Albuquerque

Albuquerque Rapid Transit proposes to turn nine miles of Central Avenue — west from Louisiana Boulevard near the Sandia foothills to Coors Boulevard past the Rio Grande — into a more pedestrian-friendly route complete with dedicated bus lanes, widened sidewalks, energy-efficient LED lighting, signalized crosswalks, and canopied bus stops where medians now stand. Continue Reading