Downtown San Diego Mobility Plan — Draft Released

Civic San Diego has released a draft of the long awaited Downtown San Diego Mobility Plan.  It proposes significant changes[Read More…]

Could this little-known pollutant finally change our transportation priorities?

People know that air pollution is bad for their health but how many can distinguish smog from UFP, or know that living within 1,000 feet of a highway could cause cancer? A call to action to inform people about UFPs.

A beach, burb, and billionaire “Citizens’ Plan” for San Diego’s urban neighborhoods

They’re calling it the “Citizens’ Plan” initiative. Like all such initiatives, the name is misleading. Said citizens are an alliance[Read More…]

5 Cycling Adventures to Take This Year

  A new year always welcomes the prospect of brand new adventures and a fresh start. Whether you want to[Read More…]

Three lessons learned for up and coming architects

On June 8th, 2015, I reached the ten year mark of my career as an architect.  This post chronicles some[Read More…]

Parking Management: San Diego Style (Part One)

Gaslamp Pacific Theatres were under construction in 1997 and local business owners were getting nervous — fifteen screens and no[Read More…]

Urban planning without social equity is like playing chess without the queen.

With rising inequality, a looming climate change crisis, and persistent state of housing unaffordability being the defining issues in the[Read More…]

San Diego’s East Village: substituting an academic and high-wage vision for an entertainment and tourism vision

I read an op-ed in the San Diego Union Tribune that made me want to stand on top of a downtown[Read More…]

California tributes to the Confederacy – why Gov. Brown is wrong

On October 11, 2015, Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill 539, which would have removed Confederate names from government buildings in[Read More…]

How TV weather reporters are aiding and abetting climate change

On June 2, 2015, San Diego’s independent TV station KUSI set aside a segment of their weather report to editorialize[Read More…]

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