Taking bicycle safety statewide
The state Department of Transportation has released the first draft of the New Mexico Bike Plan and will be hosting public meetings to discuss it. “The plan considers how best to provide New Mexico residents and visitors with a safe and connected bicycle network on state maintained and owned roads and highways,” the DOT says. Plan information is available at www.bhinc.com/nm-bike-plan. Two meetings are scheduled: Santa Fe, May 21, 6-7:30 p.m., city Railyard Offices, 500 Market Street, Suite 200; and Albuquerque, May 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m., North Valley Senior Center, 3825 Fourth NW. Consultants will answer questions and discuss the long-term implementation strategy.