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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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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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Six Months In, Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Boosts Ridership But Not Speed

Bus wait times are displayed at a new Mid-City Rapid bus station on 43rd Street and El Cajon Boulevard April 6, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Transit riders who wanted another trolley fought the Metropolitan Transit … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Bus To Start Running Sunday

By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico After years of planning and construction, a new rapid transit bus service is about to get up and running in San Diego. The Mid-City Rapid will run between San Diego State University … Continue reading

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Rapid Bus Service Launches on I-15

By Alison St John A new rapid bus service began over the weekend between Escondido and downtown San Diego, using Interstate 15 express lanes. Rapid 235 began service on Sunday from Escondido through Rancho Bernardo, Kearny Mesa, City Heights, City … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Explained

By Ana Ceballos There’s a new transit option coming to mid-city neighborhoods at the end of the summer. It’s expected to be cheaper than the trolley and a touch faster than the bus. It’s called “bus rapid transit,” but the … Continue reading

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New Bus Line Distinction Under ‘Rapid’ Fire

Construction on the Mid-City Rapid bus line begins at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Andrew Keatts San Diego’s mid-city neighborhoods are getting a new, faster bus service this year. The … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid vs. the Clock

Construction on the Mid-City Rapid bus line begins at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmount Avenue in City Heights. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Andrew Keatts San Diego has invested heavily in a new transit service, meant to be more … Continue reading

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Meet Mid-City’s New ‘Diet Trolley’

By Andrew Keatts By the end of the year, San Diegans will have a new way to get around the city without driving. The Mid-City Rapid will be the first of a new type of public transit line that’ll figure … Continue reading

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