The Port Commission was given an informational (non-voting) update on several major changes to the Seaport Village plan and the status of ground breaking and completion dates, assuming tariffs, labor shortages, or market crashes don’t get in the way. For deets on the changes, see the U-T link above. If you get a paywall, try incognito browser.
Probably not endearing himself to the SDSU administration, Prof. Lawrence Herzog gives his reasons why you should vote down both of the propositions on the ballot for the stadium Mission Valley site. While not necessarily against an SDSU use of the site, he believes there should be a better proposal than what’s on the ballot. As for the Soccer City proposition, he says it has similar deficiencies built around a professional sports identity rather than a university identity. Read his opinion in Voice of San Diego at the link above.
Labor leaders and Democrats want to rework a city policy meant to boost affordable housing production. The potential impacts of an update to the policy are debatable but this much is certain: The sought-after change isn’t a silver bullet to San Diego’s housing shortage or even its affordable-housing shortage.
Following months of public outcry, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Thursday morning a proposal to regulate dockless scooters throughout the city — including restricting speeds in select areas and requiring companies share ridership data.
Local political leaders from across the spectrum agree the airport’s more than billion plan to renovate Terminal 1 is a big regional priority that could boost the economy. Yet officials from several agencies have weighed in to express exasperation and frustration with the airport’s approach to the project.
The first major housing project proposed along the new Morena Boulevard trolley line is scheduled for City Council approval this fall, but critics say it could set a bad precedent because it’s not dense enough to help solve the city’s housing crisis.