Monthly Archives: July 2015

A HAWK Signal comes to Fair West

HAWKA HAWK signal, or High-intensity Activated crossWalK, is a pushbutton-activated pedestrian signal. The signal is being installed at the intersection of Lomas Blvd NE and Alvarado Dr.  This type of signal provides a safer way for pedestrians and bicyclists  to cross busy streets while reducing the amount of delay for vehicles. This is the first installation for the City of Albuquerque, but the HAWK has been used successfully in other communities since it was developed in Tucson in 2000. Learn more