Alibi V.25 No.32 • Aug 11-17, 2016 


Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety

Dear Alibi,

It has been six years since we have completely removed all of our red light cameras in Albuquerque. Now Santa Fe and Las Cruces have turned their red light cameras back on. New Mexico has now become the number one [state] in pedestrian fatalities [for our] population. Seventy-one pedestrians killed in N.M. Forty-one killed just in Bernalillo [County]. It is obvious that we [need to] get our red light cameras and speeding vans back here in Albuquerque. Seven bicyclists [were] killed in 2014. N.M. is the second in the nation for bicycle fatalities. Rio Rancho is planning to get more speeding vans, Albuquerque needs to follow their example.

-Sandra Han

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