San Diego’s leaders like to talk about how dedicated they are to smart growth – urban development that focuses new jobs and homes in walkable, transit-friendly city centers. In fact, smart growth is essentially the main goal in most every planning document created for urban San Diego over the last several years. Despite the rhetoric and the official plans, it’s not […]
San Diego’s neighborhoods and governments came in dead last in a study about transit-oriented development around trolley stops. Local leaders in recent years have continued to profess their support for smart growth, but their decisions tell a different story.
SANDAG will vote Friday on a $200 billion, 35-year plan for all transportation projects in the region. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a SANDAG board member, will not.
I’s time to rethink what we’re fighting for when it comes to SANDAG’s transportation plan. We can imagine something better.
SANDAG wants to ask county voters in 2016 to approve up to a half-cent sales tax increase that could raise up to $21.3 billion. But for that initiative to have a chance, SANDAG needs labor, progressives and environmentalist to support it.
“If you built it, hopefully they won’t come” seems to be the Coastal Commission’s answer to San Diego International Airport’s request to build a massive parking garage on North Harbor Drive. Airport officials said in 2009 the structure wasn’t needed.
The new Mid-City Rapid isn’t much faster or more dependable than the regular bus it replaced, leaving the El Cajon Boulevard community grasping for the transportation solution it was promised, even while it undergoes a development boom.
The advent of ridesharing has revolutionized the way we move across our cities. These services will continue to expand as long as the law changes to encourage more carpooling innovations.
Direct service from the trolley to San Diego International Airport is finally on the cusp of reality. Give or take 400 feet and a highway crossing.
You think you know, but you have no idea.