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New Protected Bikeway Connects Mid-City To Mission Valley

By Andrew Bowen, Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh Bicyclists ride on the SR-15 commuter bikeway between Kensington and Mission Valley, Aug. 30, 2017. State and local transportation officials on Wednesday opened a mile-long protected bike lane alongside SR-15, creating a safer … Continue reading

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Who’s the Establishment Candidate in San Diego Council District 9?

By Megan Burks The neighborhoods that make up San Diego’s City Council District 9 have stark differences. Low-income residents in City Heights and Southcrest share their council member with upper-middle class residents in Kensington and the College Area. The four … Continue reading

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Rapid Bus Isn’t as Rapid as Everyone Hoped

The Mid-City Rapid 215 bus stops at El Cajon Boulevard and 43rd Street. | Photo Credit: Jamie Scott Lytle By Zoe Schaver El Cajon Boulevard has a ways to go before it becomes the transit corridor planners envision. Now close … Continue reading

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City Heights Residents Celebrate Centerline Groundbreaking

Video Credit: Katie Schoolov, KPBS By Megan Burks Architect Stephen Russell, San Diego Councilwoman Marti Emerald, local Caltrans Director Laurie Berman and resident Maria Cortez unveil renderings of the Centerline project on July 8, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks … 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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Students Want Cap-and-Trade Dollars for Free Youth Bus Passes

Abdullahi Mohamed speaks to supporters Dec. 10, 2014 at a rally for free student bus passes. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Students marched from San Diego High School to the Metropolitan Transit System offices Wednesday to persuade … 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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Linea de autobuses comenzara Oct. 12

Una estación de autobuses Mid-City rápida en la calle 43 y El Cajon Boulevard en City Heights servirá una nueva línea de transporte de 10 km de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego al centro de la ciudad . | … Continue reading

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Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Launches Oct. 12

A Mid-City Rapid bus station at 43rd Street and El Cajon Boulevard in City Heights will serve a new 10-mile transit line from San Diego State University to downtown. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Staff An improved … Continue reading

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