Santa Fe MPO news & updates
April 2022 gear up for Bike Month!
Please enjoy the Santa Fe Metropolitan Planning Organization's Quarterly Newsletter! Each quarter we share developments in the programs, plans, and projects we're working on.
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TONIGHT! Cerrillos Road
Virtual Public Meeting
The NMDOT will be sharing plans to improve Cerrillos Road from St. Michaels to St. Francis Drive to enhance mobility for vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian travel. Plus, the project team will answer YOUR questions live!

Register at: or call-in at the scheduled meeting time: +1 346 248 7799 (Webinar ID: 848 0974 0192)
Provide feedback on the NE/SE Connector Road Project and the Arroyo Chamiso Crossing Study Phase B
Tomorrow, April 27, join Santa Fe County for a Virtual Public Meeting to provide a project update and answer questions on the Northeast (NE) and Southeast (SE) Connector Roads Project. Public comment period ends May 11, 2022.
The City of Santa Fe presented the results of the Arroyo de los Chamisos Crossing Study Phase B on March 31st. The proposed connection will enhance access and connectivity between Cerrillos and Rodeo. The presentation, draft report, and contact info are available here.
Santa Fe Bike Month is (almost) here again!
Events and offerings this year include:
See the whole list at and follow along on Facebook and Instagram (@santafebikeweek).

Don’t have a bike? Adults over 18 can borrow one for free from the Fort Marcy Recreation Complex 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or from the Genoveva Chavez Community Center 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday.
New! Pop-up Protected Bike Lane
Findings Report
The MPO released a report detailing the background, process, and results of the previous pop-up protected bike lane demonstrations.
Key findings include:
  • People who biked in the protected bike lanes preferred them to regular bike lanes, citing safety and comfort improvements
  • Speeding vehicles were reduced by 50% on Paseo de Peralta; high speeds were reduced by 86%.
  • Speeding vehicles were reduced by 35% on Paseo del Sol
  • Over 675 people experienced the pop-up protected bike lanes

The next pop-up protected bike lane is May 14th on Agua Fria, westbound from Frenchy's Field to Siler, and Siler to the River Trail! Bike the loop from 11am-3pm and experience Art by Bike with live music, activities, and art!
Plan and Program Updates
Safe Routes to School Program is underway!
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust is planning and programming for the Santa Fe Safe Routes to School Program! To get involved, contact coordinator Tim Rogers at

Need a simple bike adjustment or help with a flat tire? Attend the Safe Routes to School free Fix-it Fiesta this Saturday, April 30th, 10am-1pm at the Railyard Park Community Room!
Fun stuff
Experience Art by Bike as part of Santa Fe Bike Month! On May 14th an art loop will be created from Frenchy's to Siler. Ride anytime between 11-3, or join the community cruise at 1pm!
Need more "kids learning about walking and biking" content in your newsfeed? Follow the new Santa Fe Safe Routes to School facebook page!
Want to be more involved? Open positions often come up in the County Transportation Advisory Committee and the City Bicycling and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The public is always welcome to attend these meetings.
Upcoming Meetings