It’s taken more than seven years, but seeds planted by former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner have borne fruit. The inclusion of an outsider or two in the oversight of redevelopment ultimately led to th… Click on image for full op-ed.
The city of San Diego and SDSU published for the first time the extensive roster of professionals who will be going to bat for each side when negotiating the price of 132 acres of prime, city-owned real estate.
San Diego isn’t a trolley line here, a few improved bus routes there and a new highway lane over there away from meeting the requirements. The status quo, or modest alterations of it, won’t work. The region needs a new vision entirely.
San Diego is aiming to get more feedback on future housing and commercial projects by allowing residents to offer opinions and suggestions online instead of needing to attend community forums and local planning group meetings.
Council members in favor of the plan said it’s a key step toward reducing local reliance on automobiles, making housing cheaper and helping the city meet the goals of its legally binding climate action plan. Click on image for article.