abq rapid transit
V.29 No.10 | 3/5/2020
Eric Williams Photography
On the road to rapid transit in Albuquerque
How has the ART project in its current incarnation (up and running with various successes and challenges) affected business up and down its route along Central Avenue?
V.28 No.46 | 11/14/2019
ART Begins Its Run
The city has finally brought the ART project together, and it's celebrating with free rides from Nov. 30 until Dec. 31.
V.28 No.26 | 6/27/2019
courtesy of the City of Albuquerque
The Art of ART
Reflecting Burqueño spirit on the bus
This month, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller released renderings of the new ART buses with this statement: “These buses will also have a new distinctively New Mexico look; something to better reflect our Burqueño spirit.”
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
City of Albuquerque
Never Known Questions
City residents look toward solutions
ART buses ordered; LEAD aims to replace incarceration with services and treatment; sick leave legislation introduced to City Council; governor appoints new UNM regents.
V.27 No.51 | 12/20/2018
I Sing the Bus Electric
Implementation, technology and ART
Possible flaws in the electric bus breakup process are examined.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
ART is Good
Urbanist advocate speaks his mind
David Dabney of Griffith and Associates explains why he supports ART.
V.27 No.30 | 7/26/2018
The Road That ART Built
A primer on the history and culture of ART
Weekly Alibi took a drive along the proposed designated 9-mile ART route. What we saw is a hodge-podge of varying degrees of blight, some businesses doing well, other businesses struggling—with bursts of new hopeful future development and construction here and there.
BYD and the future
Getting involved with BYD means committing to a lifelong commercial relationship with a global economic giant.
La Gente and El ART
But what do the people think, oh wise ones?
Weekly Alibi hit the streets of Burque to find out how the people of Albuquerque are handling the ART news coming out of city hall.
V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
A Timely ART Update
Notes from Monday’s press conference … and then some
Mayor Keller announces that FTA is providing at least some ART funding. Transit Director Toon reminds drivers to avoid colliding with the buses. COO Lawrence Rael announces additional charging stations so the buses don't run dry. And some day you will be able to ride ART too!
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
UNM Campus Vandalized
Acts of vandalism at UNM, potentially free bus rides and local protests against the orange one.