Tag Archives: Regional Transportation Plan

Environmentalists Push for Alternatives to Adding Lanes to Route 94

An aerial view of state Route 94 is shown as it runs through San Diego in this undated photo. | Photo Credit: FLICKR By Erik Anderson Community advocates are urging the San Diego City Council to push a plan that … Continue reading

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What the Region’s Transportation Strategy Means for One City Heights Commuter

City Heights resident Eva Luna begins the 2.5-mile walk to get to her job as a nanny in Kensington, May 6, 2015. She doesn’t have a car and says walking is faster than taking the bus. | Photo Credit: Katie … Continue reading

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SANDAG Agrees to Negotiate

By Tom Fudge This week a judge struck down SANDAG’s 40-year transportation plan. Friday morning, the planning agency’s board met in closed session, then released a statement saying SANDAG would seek a settlement with plaintiffs. But they did not rule … Continue reading

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Video: SANDAG Plan Derailed

Jack Shu, a member of the board of directors for the Cleveland National Forest Foundation, talks to KPBS about his organization’s lawsuit against SANDAG’s regional transportation plan. By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke and Peggy Pico Click here to listen to … Continue reading

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Public Transit is Having a Moment

By Andrew Keatts It’s been a good couple weeks for San Diego public transit advocates. In addition to their big win over the San Diego Association of Government’s 40-year transportation plan, two like-minded leaders have ascended to the top of … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board for SANDAG’s Regional Transportation Plan

By Andrew Keatts How and when San Diego will address its regional transportation needs over the next 40 years is once again an open question. A San Diego County Superior Court judge on Tuesday upheld a lawsuit challenging the San … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Latinos On State of the Union Address, AG Sues SANDAG

By Megan Burks Latinos React to State of the Union Address Some Latinos expressed disappointment following President Obama’s State of the Union address, saying the President was too soft-spoken on immigration. He pressed Congress to “at least” approve the DREAM … Continue reading

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Field Guide: What the RTP Means for City Heights Riders and Drivers

By Megan Burks [Editor’s Note: Field Guide is a weekly email bringing you the news, explainers and action items needed to navigate your changing community. Click here to subscribe.] FIELD GUIDE TOOLBOX Assembly Bill 32 Law passed in 2006 that … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Contested Transportation Plan Gets the Go-Ahead

By Megan Burks SANDAG Passes Transportation Plan Following Heated Criticism The San Diego Association of Governments this morning approved its Regional Transportation Plan. The plan lays out how the region will spend $200 billion on transportation projects in the next … Continue reading

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Mid-City Waits Decades for Bus to Come

City Heights resident Maria Cortez spoke of her nearly three-decade wait for a bus line to be built along Interstate 15. Transit advocates and a handful of residents met at the site of the long-delayed project to ask that SANDAG … Continue reading

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