Albuquerque Designated Bus Lanes: Drivers have issues complying

After two years of delays and frustration, the controversial Albuquerque Rapid Transit finally started rolling along Central.

Today, KRQE News 13’s camera caught plenty of drivers and pedestrians still using the bus lane incorrectly and illegally.

It’s a sight many business owners in Nob Hill never thought they would see.

“It’s a little strange. There were so many delays. There were so many problems and getting it set up in the first place. We just thought we’d never see them and lo and behold, there they are,” says Victor Hall, Manager at Empire Board Game Library.

With the hustle and bustle of Small Business Saturday, Mayor Tim Keller says the decision to launch the ART today was a way to, hopefully, make up for the loss of revenue during the construction.