The city’s Climate Action Plan has won national praise for its ambitious goals and enforcement mechanisms. But when the plan was being written in 2014, city staffers said one of the plan’s main goals wasn’t based on anything and that they didn’t think the city had any real chance of reaching it, according to emails released by the city as part of a public records request.
If ever there was a crowd inclined to make Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s plan to get more San Diegans to bike to work happen, it was attendees at this weekend’s CicloSDias event. But many said there are a lot of roadblocks stopping them from biking to work.
San Diego’s to-be-launched bike-share program will be the most expensive of its kind in the country for consumers. There’s a reason for that.
With a new bike-share program nearing launch and the city preparing to drop $200 million on bike infrastructure, leaders in San Diego’s two-wheeled community push to add continuity and contiguity to the city’s policies.
San Diegans recently got a sneak peek at where they’ll be able to rent bikes to explore the city or run errands. Not everyone was happy with what they saw.
Let’s have a clear understanding about the impact of these proposed bike lanes, and the alternatives available. Residents and business owners need this before we can stand behind the project.
The city’s estimated profit of $1 million to $2.6 million was based on bike sharing beginning by March. Based on those figures, the three-month delay means the city might not see up to $65,000 in revenue.
If a meeting last week was any indication, the tide may have turned on Uptown’s resistance to an influx of bikes in the neighborhood.
In addition to tourist areas, the city’s new bike-share program will focus on high-density areas close to mass transit.
In a Q-and-A, San Diego State’s new professor of urban design describes why he considers cycling the missing piece in the region’s transit network.