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Help Make St. Francis & Cerrillos Less Of A Death Trap (Updated)

July 8, 2009, 12:00 am
By Corey Pein
Joyce Bond of the city of Santa Fe's Public Works Department passes along a flyer for a meeting every cyclist and pedestrian should probably attend.

The meeting is about the proposed bike/ped overpass at Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Drive—an intersection that's bad enough if you're driving, but flat-out if you're walking or riding a bike. Especially with the Rail Runner tracks that just love to suck up skinny tires and throw riders face-first into the asphalt, with speeding cars and trucks coming from not one but four different directions.

It's that bad.

Why show up? Because it's not a done deal. And if you think a bike/ped crossing is a good idea at this intersection, the bureaucrats and engineers in charge need to hear that. The crossing's opponents, who don't like the cost or aesthetics of the project, are pretty vocal.

Here's the deets:
Alvord Elementary School, 551 Alarid St.

Thursday, July 9, 6-8 pm

For more info, get in touch with Denise Weston at 821-4000 or (303)-514-3848, or dweston@parametrix.com.

Updated 11:45 am: How long till we see this headline in Santa Fe? Bicyclist hospitalized after accident.

 

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