It's an indictment of the approach to transportation planning that opts for pedestrian bridges instead of making streets safe for people to cross on foot.
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This week we chat with Brian Reilly about integrating transportation and land use in Albuquerque, where a new bus rapid transit line, ART, forms a backbone of frequent and reliable service for the city's transit system.
The city will increase the size of its bus fleet 16 percent, part of a plan to add service on existing routes, expand service to new routes, and prioritize buses with dedicated lanes.
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Local government ceded decisions about the project to private benefactors, subordinating public goals to their interests and preferences.