Shifting to electricity for most forms of transportation, combined with land-use practices that reduce the amount of vehicle miles traveled, would directly address our largest emissions problem.
SANDAG must transform itself into a new kind of organization, ready to deal with 21st century problems, and make restoring the public trust its No. 1 priority.
We asked a handful of San Diego architects and housing advocates to weigh in on the city’s new laws meant to encourage building granny flats. Most said that while the changes are a good first step, city leaders should go even further in helping make granny flats an easy and affordable option in order to ease the housing crisis.
Full reform at SANDAG includes AB 805 in concert with new staff leadership. One will not be successful without the other.
Thank you for your coverage of San Diego’s short-term vacation rental issues. Your articles have brought to light many important facts, and yes, I agree the policy-making process has been dysfunctional. I see that changing. Now, the mayor and the City Council agree there is a housing crisis. Low vacancy rates and the resulting higher […]
San Diego Police officers have been asked to do too much, for too long and with too little.
The city needs to consider a variety of innovative short- and long-term measures to develop new housing units, with a focus on affordable and workforce housing.
AB 805 would create new opportunities for taxpayer protection and the relatively poorly funded North County Transit District.
The biggest downfall of AB 805 is its failure to address the root causes of last November’s mishap.
California legislators and our governor have the ability to reform the building permit process to create more housing much faster.