This week on New Mexico in Focus, an exploration of pedestrian and cyclist safety in New Mexico, and an airing of the Christopher Productions film “Hikers, Bikers and Automobiles."

New Mexico PBS’ one-hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus regularly airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and repeats Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1, and Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on Channel 9.1, except during Pledge Drives. Involved, informed, in-depth media: watch it again online at shortly thereafter. 

Host Gene Grant and guests discuss New Mexico’s high rate of cyclist and pedestrian deaths. What can be done to improve the roads?

Marisa Demarco, public health reporter, KUNM
Melanie Martinez, Department of Municipal Development, City of Albuquerque
Don McIver, poet, writer and bike educator
Ann Overstreet, board member, Bike ABQ

Line Panelists
No Line opinion panel this week

Gene Grant

The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus and Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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