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Sidewalk Near Dangerous City Heights Intersection Could See Upgrades This Summer

By Tarryn Mento A dangerous City Heights intersection where a young skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run accident last fall could see safety upgrades this summer. Activists have lobbied city officials for a new sidewalk along 54th Street near Chollas … Continue reading

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Mid-City Residents Want Safety Fixes at Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Cars drive past a memorial for Jonathan Cortez at 54th and Lea streets Oct. 12, 2015. Cortez was killed there in a hit and run Oct. 9, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Every night this week, … Continue reading

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Group Bike Ride Highlights Orange Avenue Bikeway Plans

By Brian Myers More than 100 people met up with bicycles outside Ibarra Elementary School in City Heights Aug. 29 for a community ride along Orange Avenue and nearby high-pedestrian areas. The three-mile bike ride was organized by a collaborative … Continue reading

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City Heights Finds a Workaround for Streets Funding

By Megan Burks City Heights residents and nonprofits have participated in about $60 million worth of street studies since 1998. But a lot of that investment hasn’t resulted in actual capital investment — building frustration rather than new streetscapes. Infrastructure … Continue reading

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Emerald Calls for a ‘Frank Discussion’ on Park Shortage

By Megan Burks Council President Todd Gloria has convened a new committee on infrastructure. It held its first meeting Monday. Committee Chairman and District 5 Councilman Mark Kersey laid out his plans for the committee last week; they center on … Continue reading

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San Diego Residents Most Likely to Bike Have Fewer Bike Lanes

Randy Van Vleck, the active transportation manager for for the City Heights Community Development Corporation, talks with Media Arts Center Teen Producers about the need for safe streets in City Heights. By Manny Jimenez, Oscar Perez, Trevor Seines, Beckett Browning, … Continue reading

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Haciendo Que Sea Más Fácil Caminar y Rodar en City Heights

Por Megan Burks Traducción facilitada por City Heights Life Haga clic aquí para el vídeo (en Inglés) En el mes de marzo, un grupo convocado por el Equipo Built Environment de la Corporación para el Desarrollo Comunitario de City Heights se propuso … Continue reading

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Crossing the Street in City Heights Might As Well Be a Sport

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Saynab Dahir jokes that she’s become a speedwalker, thanks to the quick signals at many City Heights intersections. But the resident and UC San Diego urban planning student … Continue reading

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Making it Easier to Walk and Roll in City Heights

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Megan Burks Time-lapse: Boundary Street to 54th Street in Three Minutes | Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español Earlier … Continue reading

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