Disabled residents say Balboa Park isn’t always an inviting place for people with mobility limitations despite city efforts to improve accessibility. Improving accessibility has been central to discussions about making over Balboa Park’s central mesa.
Parking consultants say addressing Balboa Park’s parking challenges holistically and charging for at least some spots should be the first step.
A renowned parking expert thinks Balboa Park visitors should pay a premium to park in the center of the park. Here’s why.
If ever a housing development was ripe to cut down on parking spaces, it would be National City’s Paradise Creek. Yet a push from the city to reduce parking spaces for the development never got off the ground. The struggle reveals one of the region’s biggest challenges when it comes to providing affordable housing and encouraging the use of public transit.
“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.
A huge piece of the debate around building a new stadium has boiled down to dollars and cents – and sense. That is, does it make any for San Diego to invest an obscene amount of money to appease a team with one foot (or both feet) out the door? Some of that investment would likely come […]
Tomas Herrera-Mishler, who took over as CEO of the Balboa Park Conservancy in June, said a lack of parking spaces hurts the bottom lines of the park’s major institutions.
After SANDAG’s plan to add more bike lanes in Hillcrest met big backlash, the group reached out for help in creating alternatives. One has taken off with local business owners. But there are parking spots at stake, which means no one agrees completely.
City’s top manager says he and colleagues received information that forced them to cancel an effort to replace city parking meters with smart devices.
The president of the Teamsters Local 911 claimed the Convention Center’s new parking rate is the best deal on the West Coast.