A Population Boom and a Housing Crunch. Rising prices and short supply are making it increasingly difficult to pay the rent in San Diego. If you’ve attempted to search for a place to rent in San Diego you’ve probably encountered more than a few roadblocks and had your fair share of frustrations. The challenges multiply […]
Nearly a third of all counties in California are proposing a sales tax increase to fund transportation on this November’s ballot. But one stands out with organized opposition from an unprecedented coalition of labor, environmental and community groups. It is perhaps the only transportation measure where both political parties, and the main newspaper opposes it.
In this age of planning emphasis on “smart growth,” “new urbanism,” “transit oriented development,” “infill development” and so on, density and proximity to transit corridors sometimes overshadow all other considerations. Zoning and Community plans years in the making, with wide participation, are now being viewed by some property owners and city officials as obsolete and […]
As I occasionally do, today I used Car2Go for a mid-day meeting. I took the trolley to work. I had a meeting in Mission Valley but not near the trolley Line.
In the late 1800s, San Diego lost the race with Los Angeles to become the western terminus of a transcontinental railroad.
San Diego – On July 1, 2012, the loss of redevelopment will be felt in a very tangible and palpable manner by anyone planning a project involving a development or “discretionary” use downtown.
San Diego – Touting economic value beyond the city of San Diego, Chargers special envoy Mark Fabiani, recently addressed the San Diego Association of Government’s board of directors.
SANDAG and the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) will be launching a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in the San Diego region. BRT will run on dedicated bus-only lines and bring frequent and better-connecting service. It will not require a large amount of new infrastructure as underground subway systems would, and should only cost a fraction […]
The Cleveland National Forest Foundation (CNFF), a San Diego County environmental group has offered an alternative to the official transportation plan of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). CNFF has called the plan the 50-10 transit plan. The plan seeks to give a higher priority to mass transit and smart growth. The group’s […]