ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - With traffic congestion worsening on Paseo del Norte transit planners are asking residents and businesses to weigh in on expanding public services across the Rio Grande.
The H igh Capacity Transit Study is looking for ways to better connect northwest Albuquerque with Journal Center and north Interstate 25 and from there deeper into Albuquerque, according to the Mid-Region Council of Governments.
The study area also takes in part of southern Rio Rancho in Sandoval County.
At issue both short- and long-term problem and how to "identify an affordable and reliable transit alternative for Westside residents," MR-COG says on its website.
MR-COG scheduled two open houses on the project for March 27, one from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Dekker/Perich/Sabbatini offices in Journal Center, the other from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Northwest Albuquerque Police Substation, 10401 Cibola Loop NW.
The agency is also inviting organizations and community groups to request presentations on the study.
Comments on the transit issues and plans and requests for presentations can be directed to Tony Sylvester of MR-COG either by e-mail or by calling (505) 247-1750.
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