Monthly Archives: July 2016

Petition to STOP A.R.T.

A petition was filed with the City of Albuquerque City Clerk which says: "There will be no expenditure of monies nor incurring of debt by the Mayor, City Council, any other entity or designee for the Albuquerque Rapid Transit Project (ART) including, but not limited to, approving the spending and allocation or appropriation of any…
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Car Rally Against A.R.T. Big Success

Burquenos made a great statement July 2, 2016 against the A.R.T. project. ┬áNeeding little encouragement, car enthusiasts came to Central Avenue to rally against A.R.T. ┬áThere was no doubt that the drivers in the rally and the attendees at the car show do not like the idea of choking traffic on Central Avenue Albuquerque. First…
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Show ABQ the Money

Planners claimed the A.R.T. project will be mostly paid for by the federal government. When they applied for a FTA grant in August 2015, planners estimated A.R.T. was a $100 Million project. The FTA only recommended $69 Million for A.R.T. By early 2016 planners said A.R.T. was actually a $119 Million project. Read more On…
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Mayor Claims NM Restaurant Association Was Misinformed

The New Mexico Restaurant Association gave A.R.T. a thumbs down, saying it misses the mark for the restaurants along Central Avenue. 'The whole project is not innovative at all. Here we are putting in a 30-year-old diesel bus system. Can we not be more innovative than that?' - Carol Wight, New Mexico Restaurant Association. Wight…
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