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SANDAG in the News

As a major newsmaker in the San Diego region, SANDAG programs, projects, and perspectives are consistently featured in local, national, and even international media. Links to the articles and/or coverage received are listed below.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Local organizations questions SANDAG retreat location

Public Workshop: I-5, SR-78 Interchange Project

San Diego upgrades Blue Line with Low-Floor Trolley Cars

Mass Transit: MTS Upgrades Blue Line Trolleys

San Diego Transit Agency Launches New Low-Floor Trolley Cars

San Diego Trolley rolls out new low-floor vehicles to Blue Line

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Chaos in California's environmental planning?

Councilman Gloria pushes to use TransNet funds

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Santee Park Watch program gets new wheels

Monday, January 26, 2015

What happens when you bring sand to the beach. I.B. homeowners claim SANDAG created a flood hazard

Thursday, January 22, 2015

All the Fuss about One Paseo in One Placeo

Monday, January 20, 2015

Tijuana Innovadora looks ahead

New zoning along new trolley line?

Chargers stadium vs. money to schools

Tijuana talks spotlight education, environment, fashion

New development, old issues dotted 2014 landscape

Friday, January 16, 2015

Top Influentials special supplement: San Diego Association of Governments

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Q&A with Gary Gallegos (article starts at page 18)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The State of San Diego’s Surveillance State

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Brown vows to fix CA’s crumbling roads

New border entry planned east of Otay

Friday, January 9, 2015

Fact Check: San Diego’s dearth of law land

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

San Diego County’s Meth Problem Not Going Away

Tuesday January 6, 2015

Construction Agenda: CV Council expected to OK freeway agreement

Yes, CEQA Reform Is Possible

Monday January 5, 2015

MTS Will Offer Free Wi-Fi on Three Routes

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Train track trenching considered in Village

Subcommittee will look at effects of sea level rise on Encinitas

SANDAG offers $15 million in grants

Hottest Topics of the Year in 2014

San Diego to Bring Wi-Fi to Bus Commuters

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Urbanism Took a Beating in 2014

The Most Explosive Opinions of 2014

More commuters look to Metro van pools as alternative to solo driving

Monday, December 29, 2014

Caltrans schedules freeway closures

Freeway closures postponed to early 2015

Caltrans awards freeway project to Flatiron West

Border waits edge up with more traffic

Work on I-805 in South Bay Postponed Until 2015

La Jolla's Year in Review - 2014: A Year in Motion

When good toll roads go bad

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Blame the geeks

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Smart growth grants available via SANDAG

Monday, December 22, 2014

Study finds stark contrasts in opportunity in state, region

EconoMeter: Biggest surprise of 2014

Sup. Ron Roberts elected as SANDAG Vice Chair

Pilot project will connect 'Rapid Bus' and Internet

Roundtable on Mexican farm labor, border traffic, Chula Vista politics

Some San Diego buses to offer wifi access

Yes, CEQA reform is possible

San Diego fights CA courts for its highway-happy plan to increase emissions 

Friday, December 19, 2014

Coaster alcohol ban approved

Rapid to Give Wireless Internet Access One Year Pilot Test

Mayor And City Council Members Sworn Into Office

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Former Planning Director: SANDAG Ruling Got it Wrong

Battle royal over bicycles: Hillcrest vs. Mission Hills

The Chart That Toppled San Diego's Long-Term Transportation Plan

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

San Diego could thrive from pain

Upgrades at US border crossing thrill commuters

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Well-being: How does San Diego measure up?

Here’s How to Fix Your Transit Plan, SANDAG

Local transportation projects get share of $254M state allocation

Fourth District’s split decision further complicates CEQA requirements surrounding GHG impact analysis and mitigation measures – dissent warns majority opinion will weaken and confuse the law

Monday, December 15, 2014

Emerald tapped for No. 2 job

Morning Report: SANDAG’s Remarkable Harmony

Freeway project, further litigation on horizon for city

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Bizarre Unity of the SANDAG Board

Roundtable: Gloria Out, Lightner In; Transportation Plan Appealed; Padres Get A Slugger

County of San Diego’s Adopted Climate Action Plan Violates CEQA: Fails to Include Enforceable GHG Reduction Measures

Thursday, December 11, 2014

New Coronado City Councilmembers Downey And Sandke Sworn Into Office

Need Artery Repaired? Call Caltrans’ Laurie Berman

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Court orders 2050 emissions to be cut by 80% below 1990 levels

Divided Appellate Panel Rejects San Diego Regional Transportation Plan EIR for Failure to Apply an Executive Order’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Target

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Behind the Lone Vote Against SANDAG’s Big Transportation Plan

Del Marians see train platform as unneeded

Fourth District Publishes Another CEQA Decision Setting Aside San Diego Lead Agency’s EIR For Failure To Analyze And Mitigate GHG Emissions Per 2005 Executive Order; SANDAG Announces It Will Seek Review Of Related Adverse Decision

Monday, December 8, 2014

The data on race and crime in San Diego

After Ferguson: SD youth mull what’s next

SANDAG Board Member: My Constituents Want More Freeway Off-Ramps, Not Trolleys

SANDAG to appeal latest ruling against its transportation plan

SANDAG Board Votes to Appeal Transportation Plan Ruling to Supreme Court

SANDAG to appeal Supreme Court ruling

Friday, December 5, 2014

San Diego spent over $1 billion on law enforcement

Report: S.D. governments spent $1.9 billion on law enforcement in 2014

Public safety spending increases for 3rd consecutive year

SANDAG holding closed session meeting on transportation plan lawsuit

Thursday, December 4, 2014

New Binational Group Has First Meeting on Otay Mesa East Port Of Entry Project

SANDAG faces hurdles over transportation plan

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

County to appeal climate ruling again

Airport Authority updating master plan

UT-San Diego’s Imaginary “War on Cars”

Global warming: Court says California planners must consider climate impacts of emissions from the transportation sector

Analysis of GHGS under CEQA just got more complex: Fourth District’s split decision invalidates program EIR for SANDAG’s 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

War on cars equals a war on sanity, reality

Solana Beach City Council seeks to redirect parking lot funds to build railroad pedestrian underpass

CEQA Alert: Court of Appeal Rules Against San Diego Agencies in Two Separate CEQA Challenges Involving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning Documents

Analysis Of GHGs Under CEQA Just Got More Complex: Fourth District’s Split Decision Invalidates Program EIR For SANDAG’s 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy

Monday, December 1, 2014

Climate change lawsuits press county leaders

El Cajon Blvd. successes, potentials shared by stakeholders

Commentary: SANDAG is right; I-5 widening is top priority

Court: Environmental Review for San Diego’s Highway-Happy Plan Inadequate

Court: San Diego infrastructure, mass transportation plans fail to meet climate tests

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

SANDAG to improve safety at Palomar Street

Open house spotlights Double Track and Special Events Platform for Del Mar

Court rules narrowly against SANDAG on transportation emissions standards

EIR For SANDAG’s Regional Transportation Plan Rejected By Court Of Appeal

Court rejects San Diego transportation plan

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Appeals court rejects SANDAG plan

Morning Report: The Third Part of Who Lied

Appeals Court Rules San Diego’s Regional Transportation Plan Fails To Meet State Law

Court Ruling Shuts Down SANDAG's 40-Year Transportation Plan

Improved San Ysidro Port of Entry is already paying off for San Diego County businesses

Appeals court upholds ruling against SANDAG plan

Appellate Court Confirms SANDAG’s Transportation Plan Fails to Address Climate Change

A message from Del Mar Mayor Lee Haydu: Much has been accomplished over years

California Appeals Court rejects Transportation Plan for San Diego

California Court of Appeal Confirms San Diego's Freeway-focused Transportation Plan Violated Environmental Law

San Diego's $200B Transpo Plan Sinks On Appeal

Monday, November 24, 2014

SANDAG rejects call to delay freeway expansions

SANDAG gets final approval on trolley extension project

San Diego’s Trolley’s Blue Line Extension Approved

Trolley extension to UCSD gets final approval

National Bicycle Tourism Conference Kicked Off in San Diego

Trolley’s Northern Extension Gets Final Environmental OK

City signs onto sustainability program, increases staffing

SANDAG approves trolley extension report

EIR Approved For Blue Line Trolley Extension

La Jolla link next for San Diego Trolley

San Diego board OKs environmental report for Mid-Coast trolley extension

Go-ahead for San Diego Mid-Coast Corridor

Friday, November 21, 2014

Trolley link to La Jolla clears big hurdle

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Meth use, gang activity prevalent among SD arrestees

Liquid Meth Smuggling Increases at Local Borders

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

FedEx distribution center coming to Oceanside

National Bicycle Tourism Conference Kicks Off in San Diego

Parties in SANDAG litigation ask court what it means to take climate change planning seriously

Monday, November 17, 2014

Forum to be held about San Dieguito Double Track

Friday, November 14, 2014

SDFP Street Beat: North Park Jack in the Box, South Park Target, Uptown Regional Bike Corridor Update

Thursday, November 13, 2014

SANDAG asking the public for ideas to get the trolley out of Palomar Street's way

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Even Bike-Crazed San Diegans Don’t Bike to Work

Greg Cox on San Diego's Blue Tech Cluster

Friday, November 7, 2014

First Rapid Transit bus Now in Service

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Fourth District disapproves SD county climate plan, sends signals for SANDAG ruling

Monday, November 3, 2014

Vista reviews parking rules for downtown development

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Aging wooden bridges over Los Penasquitos Lagoon to be replaced

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Here’s How You’ll Get to Work in 2035, San Diego

SANDAG reports drug use generally up among arrestees

South Bay residents get health report

Residents voice concerns over proposed roundabout

Dramatic Increase in Marijuana Consumption in San Diego

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Marijuana Use Among San Diego County Arrestees Reaches 14-Year High

Marijuana, Meth on 'Dramatic' Rise in San Diego County: Report

Marijuana, meth use up in San Diego County

County arrestees' pot use reaches 14-year high

New stats show 'highest levels' of drug use among people arrested

Marijuana Use Reaches 14-Year High Among Arrestees in San Diego

Monday, October 27, 2014

New stoplights fight gridlock

SANDAG OKs funds for $14.5M bike path along I-15

Track work interrupts weekend rail service along coast

SANDAG approves budget for new bike path project

Friday, October 23, 2014

SANDAG to consider new bike path project

Mission Valley bike path

Construction closes train tracks

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trolley’s Northern Extension Gets Key Federal Approval

SDFP Street Beat: 4th & 5th Avenue Bike Lanes – A Win for All

FTA signs off on environmental document for San Diego trolley project

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

FTA signs ROD for Mid-Coast Trolley project

Monday, October 20, 2014

Trolley to La Jolla takes key step

U.S., Mexico strike deal on trusted traders

Biotech industry rebounds San Diego economy

SANDAG approves final 2014 Regional Transportation Improvement Program

Early work on North Coast Corridor project could begin within months

Orange County drivers signing up for 17 extra years of road tolls

Friday, October 17, 2014

Allied Gardens - Grantville Community Council - October 2014

SANDAG committee to be updated on North Coast Corridor Project

ITS California 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 2 (features SANDAG Principal Technology Program Manager James Dreisbach-Towle)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

SANDAG approves final 2014 RTIP

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

County investment pool received highest S&P ratings

New Rapid bus route for Rancho Bernardo commuters starts

RB-to-UCSD Bus Route Launched with Free Rides

McCann's plan a sham? Chula Vista council candidate proposes hiatus on tolls for SR-125

Jablonski named APTA 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation Manager

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

One Thing the City Can’t Manufacture: More Space

Chula Vista City Council candidate proposes a toll-free toll road for 2 months

Civic SD seeks input for downtown mobility plan

Fits and Starts: Biotech Industry Rebounds San Diego Economy

Monday, October 13, 2014

Rapid Bus route between Rancho Bernardo, UC San Diego begins


New speedy RB-to-UCSD bus route opens Monday

Border crossings, hotels spur South County growth

Encinitas undercrossings unsuccessful in grant bid

Does prison realignment make anyone feel safer?

Friday, October 10, 2014

New rapid bus route through Mid-City to begin service Sunday

SANDAG board meeting canceled due to conflict

Rail Service Interrupted Along North County Coast for Repairs, Late October

NCTD announces a weekend closure of North County rail service

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Taking part in International Walk to School Day

Roundabout planned for Jimmy Durante; utility poles will remain

CP&DR News Summary 

MTS ready to open $44 million 'Rapid' bus route

San Diego Rideshare week begins!/on-air/as-seen-on/San-Diego-Rideshare-Week-Begins/278264631

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Mid-City ‘Rapid 215’ Bus To Start Running Oct. 12

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Behind the Competing Plans to Make Over Hillcrest

Monday, October 6, 2014

Online Candidate Forum, Week 4: 'How do you plan to address SANDAG's housing mandate?'

Friday, October 3, 2014

Domestic Violence Sparked 20% Of San Diego County Homicides In 2013

Domestic Violence Tied to 1 in 5 Homicides: Study

1 in 5 Homicides Locally Due to Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Balancing Housing Density And Community Character In San Diego

Domestic Violence Tied to 1 in 5 Homicides: Study

Miramar College Transit Station, I-15 access ramp to open

Mira Mesa Direct Access Ramp Completes, Opens to Public Monday

Sand replenishment a longstanding concern

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Faulconer’s Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases Comes With Teeth

Legal news briefs: SANDAG suit status, another administrative record costs case, and more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

City declares October ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’

Monday, September 29, 2014

Digging for badger sightings

County jail to open 2nd veteran’s unit

Friday, September 26, 2014

Border Crossing Wait Times Plummet At San Ysidro

Border Traffic Improvements Could Improve Economy

$1.25M 'zipper' machine rarely used on I-15

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Highlights from APA California

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

For San Diego Businesses, the Sky Is What’s Limiting

High hopes for San Diego’s Climate Action Plan

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

San Diego judge tentatively rejects bid for license plate records

San Diego Judge Tentatively Rules Against Access to License Plate Records

Monday, September 22, 2014

License plate database will stay a secret

Half a dozen bills signed to strengthen California’s EV market

Friday, September 19, 2014

San Diego judge denies request for license scans

Grantville redevelopment proceeding slowly

Crime numbers soar 27 percent locally

Privacy Groups Take 2nd Hit on License Plate Data

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Connect Main Street coming along in Lemon Grove

New lanes ease border wait times at the border

Lane Openings at San Ysidro Ease Cross-Border Travel

Theories considered for crime drop

Monday, September 15, 2014

Driving too near bikes could bring fines

Hillcrest groups to host forum on alternatives to University Avenue bike plan

Bonds will finance transportation upgrades

Friday, September 12, 2014

Community proposes alternative transit plan

Bond Market Snaps Up Sandag’s Latest Offering

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Poway remains safest city in San Diego County

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Property crime drops; arson, rapes increase

San Diego County’s Violent Crime Down Slightly

New report shows crime drop in San Diego County

Crime down across county so far this year

SANDAG Sees ‘Historic Drops in Crime,’ But Rapes Soar 20%

Statistics shows crime decreased in San Diego

Advocates push SANDAG for transit-first policy

Monday, September 8, 2014

Taxis vs. Uber: An econo-debate

Where One Paseo Stands on the Smart-Growth Checklist

Updated transport plan focus of SANDAG meeting

Friday, September 5, 2014

Citizens pitch alternative transit plan (corrected version)

Schools go green with ‘Walk to School’ Day

Thursday, September 4, 2014

I-805 projects aim to offer drivers choice, flexibility

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Construction companies see projects trickle in

$350 Million in Bonds Sold to Finance Key Transportation Improvements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Biggest Decision the Mayor Has to Make on the Climate Action Plan

SANDAG sells $350 million in bonds for transportation

SANDAG Sells $350 Million in Bonds for Highway, Trolley Projects

Hillcrest coalition formed around alternative to SANDAG bike plan

Friday, August 29, 2014

We’ll Have to Do Better than a ‘Sustainable’ San Diego

Carlsbad Roundabout Gets New Public Art

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Living here swallows more of your money

San Diego’s Other Affordability Problem

Rapid bus project nearly complete in Mid-City

Monday, August 25, 2014

Marijuana Use Among Juvenile Hall Youth at High

San Diego Community Stands Up to U.S. GSA and Announces 5,000 Signature Petition Calling for Commercial and Mixed-use Development at World’s Busiest Land Port of Entry

Friday, August 22, 2014

Rancho Bernardo planners, council seek additional members

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Locals to get say on planned Balboa Avenue Trolley Station

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


With Operation Secure San Diego, SDPD Is Doing More Watching and Less Talking

The Catch-22 of San Diego’s Tourism Economy

San Carlos Area Council News - August 15

Monday, August 18, 2014

Smart growth: Density is not the enemy

North County cities are on board with the I-5 corridor plan

I-5 widening, extensive North County coastal transportation plan approved

U.S. and Mexico Signed an Agreement to Build East Otay-2 Border Crossing

Friday, August 15, 2014

National City unveils street safety upgrades

Student safety receives financial boost in National City

Thursday, August 14, 2014

I-5 expansion gets big green light

Coastal Commission OKs 40-Year Plan For North County Transportation Needs

Fact Check: The Leanest Police Force in San Diego

Calif. Coastal Commission approves plan to expand 27-mile stretch of Interstate 5

Coastal Commission OKs North County freeway expansion

40-year North County coastline transportation plan approved

Coastal panel OKs North Coast Corridor project

40-Year Transportation Plan for San Diego Coast Gets Green Light


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Smart step for a better San Diego future

Coastal Commission considers 27-mile North County transportation plan

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

I-8 goes under the microscope

Monday, August 11, 2014

Slow job growth rate disappoints

August 13 hearing to consider widening of I-5

San Diego businesses, by the numbers

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Drug to cut heroin addiction hailed in study

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

AAA bond ratings to help region’s key infrastructure projects

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Western pond turtles getting a closer look

New Starts: Another London Orbital, Light Rail to UC San Diego, Citi Bike Deal Needs OK From DOT

Monday, August 4, 2014

Mexican foreign minister in San Ysidro

Zoo Helping Reintroduce Rare California Turtle Species

Friday, August 1, 2014

SANDAG Transportation Scenarios Public Workshops

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Transformed San Ysidro Port of Entry can aid local economy

Report: 1 in 10 juvenile arrestees on meth

Meth Use Up Among Youth Booked Into Juvenile Hall

Torrey Pines infrastructure plan laid out at traffic group parley

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Report: Increased Meth Use By Minors Booked Into Juvenile Hall

SANDAG finds 1 in 10 juvenile offenders on meth

Meth Use Up Among Juvenile Detainees in 2013, Continuing Trend

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ideas, Complaints Wanted at Interstate 8 Meeting

SANDAG to issue $350M in bonds

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fitch Rates San Diego County Regional Transportation Commission, CA's $350MM Sales Tax Revs 'AAA'

Friday, July 25, 2014

SANDAG seeks public input on trolley plan document, new environmental wrinkle

Thursday, July 24, 2014

SANDAG seeking community input on I-8 corridor improvements

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Small business owners invited to ‘Meet the Buyers’ on Friday

Monday, July 21, 2014

Bumps in the road for trolley expansion

The “Meet the Buyers Tour” is coming to Poway!

Endangered Fairy Shrimp May Slow Trolley Extension

Escondido’s pocket park brings new look to area

IBTTA, Transportation Leaders Converge on San Diego to Showcase New Technologies Transforming Mobility Around the Globe

ABO’s Summer of Algae 2014 celebrates successes in Washington, across the US

Friday, July 18, 2014

Document on shrimp impact by proposed trolley project released*

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Plan In The Works For Seasonal Del Mar Train Platform

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Clairemont Residents Question Trolley Stations, Development

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Energy Center Grows Nationally, Drops ‘California’ from Name

Mid Coast Trolley Station Design Workshops

Monday, July 14, 2014

Supporters Hope for Green Light for I-5 Expansion

Friday, July 11, 2014

Roadblock to future growth: Money
ULI panel looks at neighborhood/developer conflicts

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Green Scene In I.B. Helps Businesses Save Energy And Money

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Public meetings being held to take input on design of future trolley stations

Transit choices, density to transform SD communities

Study reveals San Diego, Baja California region as nexus of key manufacturing industries
Report highlights area’s vital industry concentrations

SANDAG offers employers help with ‘Telework’ Programs

UTC Residents, Planners Discuss Trolley Station Design

Public Mid-Coast Trolley Meetings in July Kick Off at UTC Tuesday

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

First of three trolley station design meetings Tuesday

Public Mid-Coast Trolley Meetings in July Kick Off at UTC Tuesday

Conversation taking shape over Tony Gwynn Parkway

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Conversation taking shape over Tony Gwynn Parkway

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

City Council funds fire station, transit center

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Yes, Full-Service Transit Can Work. Just Look at Lemon Grove

SANDAG pilot program to offer 'teleworking' guidance

Monday, June 30, 2014


Friday, June 27, 2014

Algae biotechnology: The ''Green Revolution 2.0''

Thursday, June 26, 2014

4 Ways SDPD Is Grappling With New Tech Issues

SANDAG responds to concerns about platform, double tracking

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

SANDAG accepts final San Ysidro Intermodal Transportation Center study

La Jolla residents start petition to nix trolley station

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

EconoMeter: Iraq insurgency watch

Del Mar Rotary Club updated on Caltrans’ North Coast Corridor Program

Is San Diego ready for sky tram linking Downtown to Balboa Park?

Monday, June 23, 2014

Why Plans for UTC COASTER Stop were Derailed

South County to get 'Rapid' too

Aerial tram ride over San Diego proposed

Aerial tram possibly coming to San Diego

Friday, June 20, 2014

Federal Gas Tax Hike Touted To Replenish Highway Fund

CWA board adopts MND for SLR River pipeline relining

First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals San Diego, Imperial Counties & Baja California Region as Nexus

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Small business group honors entrepreneurs

Grant breathes life into PB/Clairemont transit station

Daily Business Report-Small Business Awards

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Southwestern College hosts SANDAG's annual binational event

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Rush-hour gridlock jumps 24 percent

6 Local Companies Honored for Employee Bike-to-Work Ridership

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Minimum wage proposal moves forward

SANDAG shifts trolley bridge location near La Jolla

'Rapid' bus begins operating; high-frequency service uses I-15 Express Lanes

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Moveable freeway barrier that stays put
Reader asks why Caltrans doesn't move I-15 express lanes barrier

Rapid Bus Serves Launches Between Escondido And Downtown San Diego

Monday, June 9, 2014

Coverage of Rapid launch

New 'Rapid 235' Bus Line Launches

Rapid bus service opens along I-15

Free Rides Help Launch ‘Rapid’ MTS Bus Service on I-15 Corridor

You are invited! Free Rapid celebration on Sunday, June 8!

You are invited! Free Rapid launch celebration on Sunday, June 8!

Study reveals San Diego and Imperial Counties and Baja California region as Nexus

Travel Round-trip San Diego/Escondido on I-15 RAPID!

Moveable freeway barrier that stays put
Reader asks why Caltrans doesn't move I-15 express lanes barrier

Rapid Bus Serves Launches Between Escondido And Downtown San Diego

Friday, June 6, 2014

New ‘Rapid’ Bus Service Opens Sunday on I-15 Corridor

New express bus system for I-15 launches Sunday

MTS unveils bigger, comfier bus

Rail platform in Del Mar Fairgrounds’ future

Friday, May 23, 2014

Probation Re-Arrest Stats Anything But Alarming

Thursday, May 22, 2014

CV residents oppose planned residential project. Concerns raised about public safety

Developers forced to pay more to build in Encinitas

Building Industry Association calling city’s proposed fee hike ‘unjustified’

Groups divided over Coast Highway workshop

Del Mar may step up changes to sidewalk project

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Increase in Peace Officers Killed, Assaulted for Third Year: SANDAG Survey

$75K to Study 'Tube' Proposed for Coronado Bay Bridge

County considers pedestrian-bike tube for Coronado Bridge

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A pedestrian, bike tube to Coronado?

Endangered Shrimp May Delay Trolley

Monday, May 19, 2014

Racial Data Collected From San Diego Police Traffic Stops Shows Irregularities


Friday, May 16, 2014

Bike To Work Day Rescheduled For May 30

CA’s Regional Agencies Tout Increased Ped Safety Funding in Sacramento

Supervisor Dianne Jacob mentioned the postponement of Bike to Work Day as part of her media briefing on the fires

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Bike to Work Day Postponed to May 30 Due to Wildfires

App to help drivers avoid traffic along I-15 unveiled

Latest on local impacts by region’s wildfires

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Bike to Work Day interview

Bike to Work 8@8 interview

Condo residents hail SANDAG decision to implement original trolley corridor route

Bike path to Mission Valley needs funding

Monday, May 12, 2014

Tiny critter could slow trolley expansion

U-T Transportation Minute on 511 San Diego app

What’s The 511? New San Diego Traffic App Unveiled By SANDAG

San Diego Memorial Ceremony Recognizes Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Coverage of 511 SD app launch

App Helps SD Drivers Avoid Traffic

Officers killed/Assaulted in San Diego region

Coverage of 511 San Diego app launch

Coverage of 511 San Diego app launch

Coverage of 511 San Diego app launch

Fox 5 San Diego Covered the launch of 511 San Diego app at Friday media event.
Video not available online.

SANDAG releases traffic app

Bikeway linking SE San Diego to Bayshore advances with grant manager named

San Diego regional commuters get free traffic app

Thursday, April 24, 2014

SANDAG awarded $300K grant for alternative fuels plan

New bike path open along San Diego River

Cities Have Until May to Get Share of $360M for Walking, Biking Projects

City Extends Bike Path from OB through Fashion Valley

Mid-Coast Transit Project Sparks Debate in La Jolla

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Energy Commission grants include $1.1M to UC Davis for transportation center

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

San Diego County Report Shows Drop In Violent Crime In 2013

Monday, April 21, 2014

Violent crime falls across SD County

SANDAG releases new statistics showing violent crime is down in San Diego County

SANDAG report: Some parts of San Diego County see surprising jump in crime rate

Auto thefts down sharply over decade ago, while violent crime rate slips too

Cities eyeing $360M for bike, walkway projects

Vehicle thefts at 30-year low in San Diego County

Friday, April 18, 2014

Why county's crime continues to drop

Number of car thefts in San Diego County hits 30-year low

Morning Report: What's putting the brakes on 'Rapid' transit

SANDAG study reports less theft, violent crime in San Diego

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Reality Check: Mid-City Rapid vs. the Clock

New Bike Path Opens in Oceanside

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On the agenda: North County government meeting schedules

Ask Mr. Commute: Trolley, freeway questions answered

Oceanside's Coastal Rail Trail costly new segment now open

1st part of 44-mile coastal bike trail opens


Portion of 44-Mile Coastal Bike Path Opened in Oceanside

$2.45M Segment of Coastal Rail Trail in Oceanside Is Completed

Monday, April 7, 2014

Completion Of Coastal Rail Trail Segment In Oceanside Cause For Celebration

Small-business group holds how-to on getting started with larger contracting agencies

Friday, April 4, 2014

Cubic's next step in transit

Thursday, April 3, 2014

New Oceanside bike path to open Monday

SANDAG brings local officials, Mexican officials together at annual meeting

North SD business group hosting 'Meet the Buyers'

Calls increase for mental disorders; deputies see 17 percent increase in 2013; 16 percent more in 2014

Comparten proyectos

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

What SeaWorld can build

The Scope of San Diego’s Gang Problem

CicloSDias Turns Pacific Beach Streets 'Car-Free' for a Day

Gilman Gains New Bike Lanes

What accounts for multifamily housing costs

Regidores de Tijuana impulsan carril para ciclistas en garitas

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

SANDAG gets update on Otay Mesa border project

Meet Mid-City’s ‘New Diet Trolley’

SANDAG approved $200 million for projects that would improve biking throughout the county

SANDAG announces Diamond Award winners

Friday, March 28, 2014

Water Authority adopts master plan update

La Jolla Elementary School Staffer Named SANDAG Commuter of the Year

The Rent Is Too Damn High? How About the Cost of Cars?

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

City pushes for widening jammed freeway

Friday, March 21, 2014

Funding plans made for Stage Coach/Reche intersection

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Lemon Grove promenade earns public works award

Police examine stats on mental health calls

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Little relief when transit riders need to go

SANDAG Report Shows Increase In Mental Health Incidents With Police

SANDAG responds to 11th-hour trolley shift woes; e-mails show agency may have reached accord with Mormon temple before hearing public input

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

SANDAG Report Shows Increase In Mental-Health Incidents With Police

Cops see big increase in mental health calls

Mental Health Emergency Calls Rise 55%: SANDAG

Area Police Responded to 55% More Mental-Health-Related Incidents

What San Diego Law Enforcement Is Up Against

Monday, March 17, 2014

San Ysidro border upgrade truly a government 'investment'

Friday, March 14, 2014

Neighbors packed meeting over proposed Trolley route

Trolley power substation delivered for better control of speed and traction of lines and cars

Thursday, March 13, 2014

SANDAG Reps Will Answer Questions During Meeting Tonight

Program increases funding for VC roads

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

County adds money to busy intersection

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Teaching 11-Year-Olds to Say No to Gangs

Monday, March 10, 2014

Faulconer talks roads, rail in TJ trip

Friday, March 7, 2014

Heroin use up in San Diego County

Update from Council President Todd Gloria: Staff changes, new police chief, food trucks and more! (Mentions Mid-City Rapid construction)

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Carpool lanes arrive on South County's I-805

New Carpool Lanes to Open Around San Diego

The Cost Of Attracting Companies To San Diego

South Bay commute is about to get easier

Democratic Delegation Applaud Inclusion of San Ysidro Port of Entry Funding in President’s Budget

$216 million for San Ysidro port in new budget

City Council Addresses Beach Fire Ordinance; Pomona Roundabout Construction

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Econometer takes on labor force drop

San Diego doesn’t rank well with job seekers

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

San Diego Job Market Strong, Despite High Profile Job Cut Announcements

Monday, March 3, 2014

Transit hub reopens after $12.M makeover

In Southeastern San Diego, The Fine Line Between Gang Policing And Gang Behavior

Pump the Brakes on the Hillcrest Bike Route

Bicycles and Pie at the OB Town Council Meeting

San Diego Mayor Faulconer Names Chiefs of Staff

Friday, February 28, 2014

New Sabre Springs/Penasquitos Transit Station opens to public Monday

USA: Port of San Diego Hosts AAPA Maritime Workshop

Thursday, February 27, 2014

New lights added to Creek Walk

Transit station opens in Sabre Springs

Transportation officials show off $12.2M transit station renovation

Transit station opens Monday morning

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

San Diego passes med pot rules

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Carousel eviction razzed; roundabout earns rose


San Diego Council to consider medical marijuana dispensaries regulations

Monday, February 24, 2014

Murder hits near-record low in county

Del Mar residents learn about sidewalk, street and drainage improvements project at open house

Friday, February 21, 2014

Roundabout coming to Carlsbad

Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Planned bike lane in Hillcrest concerns nightlife community

NCTD knows the indispensability of a good plan and of being a good partner

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Multi-Jurisdictional Task Forces Key to Combating Cross-Border Drug Trafficking and Violence, Report Finds

San Diego to become more bike friendly

Cardiff community weighs in on rail trail fencing, lighting

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Caltrans to focus on traffic management in 2014

UTC residents fear trolley line change will lower home values; proposed parking garage also at issues

Tuesday, February, 18, 2014

Roundtable: Faulconer’s Win; Sex Crimes & SDPD; Surveillance In San Diego

A Familiar Enemy Emerges to Bike Plan: Parking Spots

City outlines its infrastructure woes at local workshop

San Diego Will Try to Establish Regulations for Medical Marijuana, Again

Friday, February 14, 2014

San Diego City Council To Consider Medical Marijuana Regulations Again

Study: Heroin Use in San Diego County on the rise

SANDAG pushes forward on two Mission Valley bike path projects

Thursday, February 13, 2014

City Council to consider medical marijuana regulations again

NBC aired a teaser on the Caltrans 2014 Transportation Update (a media event held Feb. 13)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Third Of SD County Jail Population Would Have Been In State Prison Before Realignment

Prison realignment strains county jails, study says

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Letter to the community: Let's meet about bike lane on University Avenue

Monday, February 10, 2014

Jail population changing under state law

Uptown Might Be Warming to Bike Infrastructure

Third Of SD County Jail Population Would Have Been In State Prison Before Realignment


Report: California budget constraints cause San Diego prison populations to balloon

KUSI interviewed Dr. Cynthia Burke regarding a new SANDAG study on the effects of public safety realignment

Fox 5 aired a segment on a new SANDAG study on the effects of public safety realignment

La Mesa residents concerned about crime and traffic

Friday, February 7, 2014

Study looks at local impact of realignment

Report: California budget constraints cause San Diego prison populations to balloon
Local inmate population is 113 percent of capacity

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Supervisors hear report on growth of life science industry

Reported crimes in Poway dropped 5.7 percent last year

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Hooked Anew: The Rising Heroin Epidemic

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

EconoMeter: Why play the Super Bowl in different cities?

Monday, February 3, 2014


Facial recognition software tested countywide by law enforcement

Trolley options expanding for La Mesans

College Area Community Council and Planning Board

San Luis Rey Transit Center Opens in Oceanside

Friday, January 31, 2014

New transit hub to open in north Oceanside

Sandag Retreat at Barona Resort Is Open to the Public

SANDAG says 29.7 percent living below poverty level

Monday, January 27, 2013

River trail celebration Saturday at Mast Park

O'side aims to balance jobs, housing ratio

City to borrow $3 million for sidewalk improvements


Thursday, January 23, 2014


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Keeping Big Brother Out of San Diego

More Studies About Inequality and Poverty (Not Good) (second to last article mentions SANDAG report on poverty)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

New Report Finds 10 Percent Of San Diegans Live In Poverty

One in Ten Live in Poverty in San Diego County, SANDAG Says

Prison realignment may mean rising crime, says county supervisor

#citydata: Ten Facts About Cities (Part 6)

Friday, January 17, 2014

KUSI interviewed SANDAG Director of Applied Research Dr. Cynthia Burke about a new SANDAG report on poverty in the San Diego region

NBC mentioned the newly released SANDAG report on poverty in the San Diego region

KGTV mentioned the newly released SANDAG report on poverty in the San Diego region

SANDAG report says 13 percent of individuals (387,565 people) in San Diego County are living below federal poverty level

New trolley route set to connect Mission Valley and University City

Thursday, January 16, 2014

City Heights grocery store preparing to close its doors

One in Ten Live in Poverty in San Diego County, SANDAG Says

Heritage Elementary School honored as a top finisher in Walk, Ride, and Roll to School Challenge (See page 4)

Barrio Logan Gateway Sign Project Breaks Ground

State of the City Address Jan. 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Good news for border crossers

Congress Secures Funding For San Ysidro Border Project

One in Ten Live in Poverty in San Diego County, SANDAG Says

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

New Barrio Logan landmark sign going up

Barrio Logan Gets Neighborhood Sign

Monday, January 13, 2014

San Diegans flee costs, joblessness

Wow Fallbrook, but why? And how?  

Border Crossing Construction to Cause Delays

Friday, January 10, 2014

Encinitas won't conduct own study on I-5 widening

Otay Mesa planning update nears completion

Housing needs for a changing America

Thursday, January 9, 2014

IB moves forward with Palm corridor master plan

2014 construction predicted to go on upswing

Bullet train in San Diego

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

South County is on the move

Planners vote to delay two road projects to fund intersection improvements

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Yellen named to head Fed

Jim Madaffer named to key transportation panel

Santee Council to Discuss Abandoned Shopping Carts, Storm Drain Costs (mentions Prospect Avenue Enhancement Project)

Monday, January 6, 2014

SANDAG and Face recognition program

Friday, January 3, 2014

Bike trails expanding along the coast

Thursday, January 2, 2014

San Diego’s 2014 economy looking so-so. Sorta Happy New Year

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

SANDAG leader evolved agency into one that takes action

Taking the helm at the Unified Port of San Diego

Monday, December 30, 2013

SANDAG rejects damage claims of Imperial Beach residents

Rincon Consultants gets mentor award (fourth article on page)

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Construction progresses on Mid-City Rapid Bus Project

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

2 Encinitas schools meet SANDAG commute challenge

Leaders want border crossing project funded

San Diego leaders ask Congress to fund San Ysidro Port of Entry

Kim Kawada named SANDAG chief deputy executive director

San Diego Bicycle Coalition names 2013 bike accomplishments

Congress urged to provide funds to upgrade busy border crossing

Business Leaders, Politicians Urge Congress to Fund San Ysidro Port of Entry Expansion

Monday, December 23, 2013

Border projects should be top priority

Gloria cracks down on med pot shops

Friday, December 20, 2013

Business Leaders, House Dems Urge for Border Funding

An Analysis of the City of San Diego Climate Action Plan

Crime numbers down in Fallbrook command

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Juvie arrests plummet countywide

What Encanto Wants

NBC San Diego aired a story on the decline in juvenile arrests based on a SANDAG CJ Fax

KUSI aired a story on the decline in juvenile arrests based on a SANDAG CJ Fax

Los Angeles transportation needs more bang for buck

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

SANDAG panel OKs trolley plan for San Ysidro transit center

Coronado Bicycle Event Makes Top 13 Picks List for SD County

Caltrans Clarifies Route 67 Median Barrier Project, Pros and Cons

Monday, December 16, 2013


One Paseo, the Trojan horse and the ‘worst traffic’ in San Diego

Friday, December 13, 2013

Prison Realignment Linked to Property Crime Upsurge

Controversial sign threatening bicyclists taken down in East County community

Biking alternatives for extensive Coastal Rail Trail beginning to roll forward

Thursday, December 12, 2013

City Council Appoints New Port Commissioner

Planners vote to delay two road projects to fund intersection improvements

New study: gang involvement begins early, influenced by friends and family

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


U.S., Mexico Officials Break Ground On San Diego Border Infrastructure Project

Construction on new freeway near border begins

Ceremony Held for State Route 11 Groundbreaking

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

San Diego OKs plan to double bicycle network

San Diego, Mexico Officials To Break Ground On Freeway Project To Planned Border Crossing

Freeway project to connect new border crossing

U.S. and Mexican officials expected to break ground Tuesday on new freeway project near border

Home prices continue to rise in San Diego

Monday, December 9, 2013

$150M for small biz in trolley expansion

San Diego County Bicycle Coalition honors noteworthy bicycling advocates

Agency seeks comments on transit needs

Friday, December 6, 2013


City staff, consultants wrap up Main Street concepts

Report Shows Concerns Growing Over San Diego Street Gangs

Officers: Gangs bigger problem in San Diego County than 5 years ago

Gang Shooting Victim Works to End Violence

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Report: Cops see gangs as growing threat

Chamber creates own version of the Oscars

Report: San Diego Home to 158 Gangs

SANDAG report: 158 street gangs in San Diego County

New report released on gangs in San Diego County

Fox 5 mentioned the gang report SANDAG released Dec. 4

KUSI mentioned the gang report SANDAG released Dec. 4

Fed shovels money to Wall Street, not Main Street. Central bank creates money for those who already have it

Minority-, women-owned businesses to participate in San Diego-Imperial Disparity Study

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

South Park Street Gets a Safety Makeover

IB Council Moves Forward with Local Coastal Plan

San Diego County has 158 gangs with growing criminal impact

Sand Replenishment Ponds on Beach and House Party Ordinance at Meeting Wednesday

Tuesday, December 3, 2013


SDSUPD tests facial recognition software

Monday, December 2, 2013

SANDAG releases final option for San Ysidro transit center

San Diego Investing $200 Million in Regional Bike Network

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Santee moving in on its circulation element

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

CAMBIOS EN LA FRONTERA (Story is on the San Ysidro Intermodal Transportation Center)

San Diego And Tijuana Envision Project To Join Airports, Funded By, Among Others, Tycoon Sam Zell

Monday, November 25, 2013

Residents raise concerns about fencing for Encinitas rail trail

Work to begin soon on Sorrento Valley double track rail improvement project near Carmel Valley


Friday, November 22, 2013

County’s housing demand outpaces construction

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Parking on the bayfront? You might need some extra quarters

The Plan to Fix Lengthy Plan Updates

Drop in Traffic Takes Toll on Investors in Private Roads

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Redevelopment moves ahead without agencies

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Group eyes tax measure to repair California's roads, bridges

SANDAG: San Diego County Arrests Have Decreased Along With Public Safety Spending

License plate readers creating countywide driver database

Council to weigh in on seasonal platform, double tracking, bridge replacement

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Sad Facts About the Big Affordable Housing Fee Hike

Driverless cars could hit local roads by 2020

Flora Vista and Ocean Knoll Win School Supply Contest

Friday, November 15, 2013

Adult Arrests on the Rise in Santee, Youth Arrests Down 55 Percent

Analyzing the Responses: Virtual Mayoral Forum—Transit and Walkable, Bikeable Communities

Reddit chat: Losing the 'surveillance war'

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Reports: Less being spent on public safety



Fox 5 aired story about arrest rates being at a 10-year low, based on a new report SANDAG released (Story aired three times)

Report: Arrests in San Diego County at 10-year low in 2012

NBC 7 aired a story 11/12 on the Performance Measures Peer Panel

NBC 7 aired a story 11/13 to preview the community meeting on the San Ysidro Intermodal Transportation Center (Story aired three times)

NBC 7 aired a story about arrest rates being at a 10-year low, based on a new report SANDAG released

Arrest rates in San Diego County at 10-year low

KGTV aired a story 11/13 to preview the community meeting on the San Ysidro Intermodal Transportation Center (Story aired twice)

City of Tijuana hosts bi-national clusters workshop

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Online forum covered government eyes

Faulconer, Alvarez surprisingly similar on issues; Aguirre drops bombs

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Flatiron a force in region's transit, freeway building

Police use face scans in the field

Cheap, pure meth makes a comeback


Recent actions by North County officials

Latest Design Plans for Border Transportation Center Being Reviewed

SANDAG says gun-related crimes down this year in San Diego County

Agencies aim to increase disabled-veteran business contracts

Council's climate plan sets goals for 2035

Palomar Medical Center recognized as one of nation's 'greenest' hospitals

Facial recognition, once a battlefield tool, lands in San Diego County

Friday, November 8, 2013

Morena Garden Store Could Become Trolley Parking Lot

Turko/KUSI did a follow-up story on the closure and reopening of a bus stop on El Cajon at Texas, which was affected by Mid-City Rapid construction

NBC 7 aired a story about a campaign by the Armstrong Garden Center to change the proposed location of a parking lot associated with the Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project

Meth continues to be significant problem in county

Ramona planning group meets tonight

Del Mar residents raise issues at SANDAG special events platform open house

San Diego Gets in Your Face With New Mobile Identification System

Facial recognition, once a battlefield tool, lands in San Diego County

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Bike-friendly city a Fletcher priority

Cluster study offers insights for CaliBaja Mega-Region

Is San Diego rent too damn high?

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Del Mar City Council agrees to send letter to SANDAG outlining concerns over Double Track project

Tuesday, November 5, 2013



Monday, November 4, 2013

Fee props up San Diego’s failed housing policy

Can San Diego learn to love trade?

Friday, November 1, 2013


Michael Turko aired a story about a bus stop closure at El Cajon Boulevard and Texas Street due to Mid-City Rapid bus project construction

Council tackles transportation during planning workshop

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Santee looking to revamp near Gillespie Field

Meth use climbing in San Diego County

Meth use up among county inmates

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

California’s Coastal Rail Trail (Page 4)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Cars ready for a shift

Is prison realignment leading to an increase in crime

CBS aired a story on the newly-released SANDAG meth study

NBC aired a story on the newly-released SANDAG meth study

Meth Use Climbs Among Jailed in San Diego

CW 6 aired a story on prescription drug abuse citing a SANDAG study

Delays, closures expected on Carmel Valley Road during pipeline project

SANDAG eyes University Avenue for bike corridor

Meth use rebounding in San Diego County

Monday, October 28, 2013

On the Agenda: Halloween week features informative events and an awards ceremony (Mentions San Dieguito Double Track Project Open House)

Affordable housing lagging, industry leaders say

Virtual Mayoral Forum – Part 4: Walkable/Bikeable Neighborhoods and Public Transit

Ideas for linking urban design and healthy communities

Friday, October 25, 2013

Can condos and electric cars co-exist?

Mission Avenue makeover begins

Mayoral Candidates’ New Opponent: Development Services

San Diego housing among the nation’s least affordable

City Council Questions Warrant Approval Process; Passes $1.3 Million Roundabout Design

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Chula Vista moving on streetscape work

Planners reconsider support for median barriers

Monday, October 21, 2013

Econometer tackles Chargers stadium


Trenching tracks would solve big problems

Public Open House to be held in Del Mar on San Dieguito Double Track and Special Events Platform Project

Friday, October 18, 2013

The shutdown’s economic ripple effect

NBC 7 aired a story about the Coordinated Plan workshops hosted by SANDAG

State Approves Zoning Amendments That Could Transform IB

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Residents choose option for SANDAG guide way

SANDAG hosting third small business forum for Mid-Coast transit project

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The station aired two stories about the public workshops SANDAG is holding this week on the Coordinated Plan

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

SANDAG seeks input on public transportation needs at meeting Monday afternoon

Monday, October 14, 2013

Fletcher: Raise the Linkage Fee

Major improvements planned for trolley's Blue Line

Construction Agenda: Council set to OK eco services for project

Friday, October 11, 2013


Local residents react to stronger enforcement of Del Mar Mesa Preserve trails use

BCLT receives major grant for Wright’s Field project

Rail project will add more double-tracking in Oceanside

Thursday, October 10, 2013

San Diego Students Take To The Streets On International Walk To School Day

Video clips from yesterday’s Walk and Bike to School event at O’Farrell Charter School.

Walk to School Day gets area students moving

New financing tools presented to Civic San Diego

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

San Diego Officials Hope Students Leave Car Behind On Walk To School Day

Residents debate design on rapid transit bridge that will bisect Chula Vista neighborhood

Kids encouraged to walk, bike to school: SANDAG sponsors Walk, Ride and Roll to School Challenge

Wednesday Is International Walk to School Day; Hit the Pavement in La Jolla

Oct. 9 is Walk and Bike to School Day

Monday, October 7, 2013

Grant program would benefit San Ysidro


Ambitious Millenia project revitalizing Otay Ranch in Chula Vista

Friday, October 4, 2013

San Diego Federal Workers Want Congress To Wrap Up The Shutdown

KUSI mentioned the adoption of the Bike Early Action Program in its Oct. 3 Good Morning San Diego broadcast

Environmentalists hope new steel fence will keep off roaders out of sensitive environmental areas
$350K fence expected to protect Proctor Valley

SD in 'crosshairs' of federal shutdown

'Fallen Star' shines, city generator stinks

Bicycle safety improvements in the work

Thursday, October 3, 2013

SANDAG OKs $200M for bike projects

Analysis: 33K local workers furloughed

Peters: Efficient Border Infrastructure Will Improve Commerce in San Diego

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

SANDAG, Caltrans don't expect short-term government shutdown to affect work

New medical-cannabis plan is a prescription for restriction

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

SANDAG to host workshops on South Bay BRT

I-805 South Express Lanes project on the move

Sidewalk improvements take big step forward

Monday, September 30, 2013

77 Miles of New Bikeways to Include Areas Near Lemon Grove

SANDAG Embarks on $200 Million Plan to Add 77 Miles of Bikeways

$200 million bike plan approved for San Diego region

Sandag Approves $200M Spending Plan for Creating a More Bike Friendly County

Allied Gardens Community Council - October 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Chula Vista begins newest master-planned community

Why Membership Matters: Radically Changing our City Through SANDAG

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Lemon Grove Set to Celebrate Main Street Promenade Grand Opening

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

In Transition: La Jolla’s Sherri Lightner leads San Diego City Council

Monday, September 23, 2013

Fact Check: Southern California’s Railway Ridership

Why Membership Matters: Radically Changing our City Through SANDAG

Thursday, September 19, 2013


Construction Begins on Trolley Blue Line

San Diego Blue Line upgrades roll

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

City Council approves new sidewalks in Del Mar

Work Begins to Modernize 12 Stations on the Blue Line

4S Ranch crime spikes, but community safest in county

Construction under way to renew San Diego Trolley's Blue Line

San Diego Blue Line upgrade enters final phase

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

SANDAG: Releasing data could be deadly


SDSU experts react to increase in opiate use in county

Monday, September 16, 2013

Speakers discuss tribes, beer at economic summit

Orchids & Onions voting: It's up to you

Violent Crime in San Diego Declines in First Half of Year

Violent Crime in San Diego Declines in First Half of Year

Rate of Violent Crime in Coronado Is the Lowest in the County

Violent Crime Up in Oceanside, But Lower Countywide

New report: Poway remains safest city in county

Friday, September 13, 2013

County's violent crime rate dips in 2013 (Updated version)

Violent Crime Down in SD During First Half of 2013

Violent and property crimes in Ramona drop in first half of 2013, report shows

SANDAG report shows violent crime down in first half of 2013; property crimes continue to rise

Heroin use on the rise in S.D. County according to SANDAG

Thursday, September 12, 2013

County's violent crime rate dips in 2013

SR-125 toll road turning a profit despite a drop in toll prices

Sandag Gets $14M Grant to Replace Bridges; Project Bid in the Fall

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Replacing old rail bridges gets boost

Joe Little interviewed SANDAG Director of Operations Samuel Johnson about landscaping and increased usage of South Bay Expressway.
Video not available online

$218 billion in transit funding in the pipeline

I-5/Gilman Bridge plans set for spring 2016 completion

Ramona planners debate pros, cons of SR-67 median barriers

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

SANDAG Gets $14 Million to Replace Aging Rail Bridges Near Del Mar

SANDAG awarded $14 million in highly competitive grant funding to replace aging rail bridges

Forming the Basis of a Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative

Monday, September 9, 2013

SANDAG snags $14 million federal grant

Prescription drug abuse contributing to rise in heroin use in San Diego County, study shows

SANDAG projects growth in Del Mar

San Diego County Businesses Challenged to Increase Ridesharing

San Diego County Businesses Challenged to Increase Ridesharing

SANDAG Gets $14 Million to Replace Aging Rail Bridges Near La Jolla

Open registration for SANDAG Rideshare Challenge

Friday, September 6, 2013

How Cycling Can Solve San Diego’s ‘Last Mile Problem

Heroin use has doubled in San Diego County

Heroin use in county on the rise

SANDAG Director of Criminal Justice Research Cynthia Burke went on the Mike Slater show to discuss our agency’s role in promoting public safety through criminal justice research
(11 a.m., Sept. 5 segment)

Alarming Trend Shows Heroin Use Rising in San Diego County

Heroin use on the rise in San Diego County

San Diego employers invited to take the Rideshare 2013 Corporate Challenge

SANDAG report shows use of heroin on the rise in San Diego County

LIST: 2013 TIGER Grants Winner

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Brown offers pension deal to unlock transit funds

1st phase of border crossing expansion project enters final stage

SANDAG's iCommute Corporate Challenge accepting registrations

Mayor Explains Why He Gave Green Light to Work on Developing Pinnacle Peak Area

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Assembly kills bill proposing RFIDs to be embedded in driver’s licenses

Sprawl Is Still Sprawl, Even If It's 'Green'

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

How San Diego is changing in three charts

Filner out; Councilwoman Marti Emerald will replace Filner as one of the representatives on SANDAG Board

Reduce 13th Street Lanes, Border Security Cameras on Beach and Firefighter Pay Raise

Allied Gardens Community Council - September 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

New express lanes for I-805 South

Oceanside development paves the way for transformation

Affordable housing for families, seniors in Logan Heights

Caltrans adding lanes to northbound stretch of I-805

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

SANDAG sand creates need for new lifeguard tower

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Caltrans Shows Options for SR-67 Median Barrier Project

Friday, August 23, 2013

New Interstate 15 – State Route 76 interchange to open ahead of schedule to motorists Friday morning, August 23

North County interchange project completed, scheduled to open Friday

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Reduce 13th Street for bike lakes, response to Grand Jury at meeting Wednesday

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Forums scheduled for trolley extension projects

Monday, August 19, 2013


Friday, August 16, 2013

City Heights, Where the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

Cierre en la I-805 por DARmageddon

Thursday, August 15, 2013

South County's I-805 to shut down Sunday

SR 125 toll violation discounts end Thursday

Clean Slate ends Thursday: Drivers can settle outstanding South Bay Expressway tolls at a discount

‘Fareboxes Won’t Fix Transportation’

Last Chance to Clear Your SBX Toll Ticket With a Reduced Fine

Discount program for settling SBX toll violations ends Thursday

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Pension flap imperils millions for transit

Committee explores ways to lure Olympics to San Diego

New crime stats: Burglaries on increase in Poway

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

What’s Next for CicloSDias

Monday, August 12, 2013

Momentum builds for bicycling across San Diego region

Friday, August 9, 2013

Gloria reaffirms city's close ties to Tijuana
County supervisor rounds out local issues
SANDAG study shows girls abuse drugs more than boys

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Council president: Tijuana-San Diego relations still strong

Neighborhood Fights Crime Stats Spike

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Violence down, but property crime rising

Girls In Juvenile Hall Report Higher Drug Use Than Boys

Completed and planned developments on north side to complement Green Build

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

County supervisor rounds out local issues

Monday, August 5, 2013

South Bay road cost: What the heck?

Trolley System Access ‘Very Ineffective’

Motorist aid program expands coverage

Friday, August 2, 2013


Thursday, August 1, 2013 

Fact Check: ‘One of the Best Light Rail Lines’ In the Country

CBS 8 aired a story on “2012 Juvenile Arrestee Drug Use in the San Diego Region” published by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division
Video not available online

Bus lines getting an overhaul in City Heights

Girls Abuse Drugs at Higher Rates Than Boys, Face Greater Risk Factors

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Girls Abuse Drugs At Higher Rates Than Boys, Study Finds

Girls in juvenile custody abuse drugs more than boys

Government data collection bears monitoring

Beer keeps booming, airport expands and new plans shape up for Balboa Park

SANDAG Report: Girls in juvenile custody abuse drugs more than boy

Local Citizens Working to Combat Climate Change with SanDiego350

To the Rescue! Free Stranded Motorist Program Extends La Jolla Hours

Girls Abuse Drugs At Higher Rates Than Boys, Face Greater Risk Factors

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Council lays out 2013-14 legislative program (mentions South Bay Expressway and SANDAG)

Controversial SANDAG plan to build a bus only bridge in the middle of two condo communities

To the Rescue! Free Stranded Motorist Program Extends Hours

To the Rescue! Free Stranded Motorist Program Extends Hours

To the Rescue! Free Stranded Motorist Program Extends Hours

Free Motorist Aid Program Now Available Midday, And Weekend Coverage Expands Regionwide

Monday, July 29, 2013

Residents complain span will cross too close to their homes

Friday, July 26, 2013

South County bus project that sparked outrage up for vote
South Bay bus route faces vote today
A triumph for turtle team

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The ‘Three-Legged Stool’ Needed for SD’s Biotech Cluster

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Trolley Expansion Will Remap Ridership – and Land-Use Decisions

Monday, July 22, 2013

California has the lead in cutting emissions

Thursday, July 18, 2013


50-year sand replenishment project ‘walking a tight line’

SANDAG Celebrates First Year of South Bay Expressway Success

Scientists Usher New Generation of Rare Turtles Into San Diego Reserve

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

SANDAG Reduces Fines to South Bay Expressway Violators

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Discounts offered on toll road violations

Tolls Drop, Rides Up – State Route 125 Draws More Motorists

Tolls Drop, Rides Up – State Route 125 Draws More Motorists

Monday, July 15, 2013

Violators of South Bay toll can get penalty reduced

South Bay Expressway toll violator amnesty program

SANDAG's 'Clean Slate' program allows drivers to settle toll violations at a discounted rate

County to consider $4 million land purchases for open space

SANDAG To Give Toll Violators A Break

Caltrans Seeks Public Opinion on Upgrades to State Route 94

California's Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Law

Friday, July 12, 2013

UC San Diego Wins SANDAG Bike to Work Corporate Challenge

San Diego trolley link to airport property eyed

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Letter to the editor: SANDAG’s data collection

Governments suddenly have cash to invest

NBC 7 aired stories about the South Bay Expressway Clean Slate program
Video/story not available online

Airport Authority chairman lays out development plans

KUSI interviewed Samuel Johnson, SANDAG director of operations, about the South Bay Expressway Clean Slate program
Video/story not available online

CW6 interviewed Samuel Johnson, SANDAG director of operations, about the South Bay Expressway Clean Slate program
Video/story not available online

SANDAG offers SR-125 toll violators reduced fines

Trolley link to airport planned

Telemundo/KBNT aired stories on the South Bay Expressway Clean Slate program
Video/story not available online

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

TONIGHT: Hillcrest Town Council to discuss bikes at its monthly meeting

Tuesday, July 9, 2013


National City seeks representation in SANDAG 2050 plan

Monday, July 8, 2013

License plate data hits 42M mark. Information stays on hand for 2 years

Friday, July 5, 2013

Making San Diego an international hub

They want it stopped!

Public expresses wants, needs to bridge gap in Rose Creek bike path connecting UC to PB

La Jolla town council explores transit-expansion, gets update on fall dance competition-fundraiser

Toll road’s financial strategy working, SANDAG reports

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Late starter became cycling pro and advocate

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Thoughts on the New Ocean Beach Community Plan Update – Part 1

No COASTER Service Between Sorrento Valley and Santa Fe Depot July 13 – 14

American Marketer of the Year (AMY) Awards – 2013 Winners Announced

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

SM project could start 'smart growth' trend

South Bay Expressway revenue higher than projected

Traffic, revenue up on South Bay toll road

SANDAG hits SR-125 usage goals

SANDAG Marks First Anniversary of Toll Reductions for South Bay Expressway, Achieves Operational & Revenue Goals

La Mesa SANDAG meeting considers the future

Expenses Outweigh Revenues by $400,000 for City of La Mesa

Review Road Priority Project list

Friday, June 28, 2013

KUSI covered the Mid-City Rapid Bus Project groundbreaking on Thursday, June 27.
Video not available online

CW 6 covered the Mid-City Rapid Bus Project groundbreaking on Thursday, June 27.
Video not available online

KBNT covered the Mid-City Rapid Bus Project groundbreaking on Thursday, June 27.
Video not available online

Construction kicked off on rapid bus route through mid-city into downtown

College Area Community Council - July 2013

Council to Consider PBID Sept. 10

Thursday, June 27, 2013


Under San Diego Sun, Some Clouds for Algae and Solar

Construction for high-speed bus line could slow traffic
New line will run from SDSU to downtown

SANDAG Name Winners Of Bike To Work Corporate Challenge

SANDAG chugs towards Oceanside Transit Center expansion

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

New Mid-City Rapid transit line from SDSU to downtown

SANDAG files suit against 20 financial institutions for rigging market

UC Regents, San Diego governments launch LIBOR lawsuit

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Border cameras help commuters plan ahead

La Jolla-Based Scripps Research Institute & UCSD Win Bike to Work Awards

SANDAG Announces Bike To Work Corporate Challenge Winners

University Avenue: The Best Opportunity to Show What Cycling in San Diego Can Be

Monday, June 24, 2013

Little Saigon a catalyst for change

Rapid Bus Project to Start

Rapid bus line project to start

Friday, June 21, 2013

Program Helps Former Inmates Reintegrate Into Society

Commuters encouraged to ditch their cars for a day

Officials encouraging commuters to avoid using personal vehicles for Dump the Pump Day
Promotions available for participating commuters

Find Another Way Around Santee on Dump the Pump Day

Encinitas Residents Asked to 'Dump the Pump' on Thursday

Oceanside Residents Asked to 'Dump the Pump' on Thursday

Find Another Way Around La Mesa on Dump the Pump Day

City Council Debates Participation In Department Of Defense Joint Land Use Study

Thursday, June 20, 2013

New San Diego-Tijuana Border Crossing Would Charge Toll To Manage Traffic

Commuters encouraged to ditch their cars for a day

San Diego to Install Sensors to Extend Green Lights at Intersections For Bicyclists

Thursday is National Dump the Pump Day

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

SANDAG hosting workshop on Rose Creek Bikeway, open house on bus rapid transit

Dump The Pump Day Is Thursday, June 20

Best family-friendly neighborhoods (mentions the SANDAG Healthy Communities Atlas)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Oceanside on track to establish future rail quiet zones
Solana Beach moving ahead on plans for beach-area repair projects

Monday, June 17, 2013

SANDAG knows where you've been
Competing voices weigh in on SANDAG plan

COMMUNITY NEWS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 (mentions San Diego Forward workshop in Oceanside)

Friday, June 14, 2013

More on SANDAG’s Pricey Lease

NBC covered the June 12 outreach meeting on the Inland Rail Trail project. Video not available


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Will San Diego go big or fall flat with University Avenue bicycle improvements?
75 reasons to love San Diego (mentions Bayshore Bikeway)

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Voices at Trolley forum in La Jolla

SANDAG to hold public meeting for trolley extension project. Service extended from Old Town to University City

SANDAG To Hold Open House Community Meetings

TONIGHT: Hillcrest Town Council to discuss UCSD Health Care and the homeless (mentions upcoming SANDAG Regional Bike Corridors Group meeting)

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Morning Report: SANDAG’s Pricey Old Digs

Fox 5 San Diego covered the Mid-City Rapid preconstruction open house meeting.
Video not available online

San Diego 6 covered the Mid-City Rapid precontruction open house meeting.
Video not available online


Alternatives presented for SR 94 express lanes

Monday, June 10, 2013

COMMUNITY NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013 (Third item is about San Diego Forward)

Construction on Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Begins This Month

Construction On Mid-City Rapid Bus Line Begins This Month

Business Operators Can Weigh In at Meetings on $44.5M Bus Project

City Heights to see a new bus line

Public workshop for Rose Creek Bikeway Project set for June 2

Friday, June 7, 2013

Politically Speaking (segment features SANDAG Director of Criminal Justice Research Cindy Burke discussing prison realignment)!/on-air/as-seen-on/Politically-Speaking-Segment-3/210518421

Supes designate $13 million in TIF fees for SR 76

NYC Launches Largest Bike-share Program in Nation – Will San Diego Ever Get Rolling?

Thursday, June 6, 2013


Concerns Remain Over La Jolla Trolley Extension Project

Funding secured for I-15 Rapid bus stations

Funding secured for I-15 Rapid bus stations

Coronado Unhappy With Proposed DOD Study Linked to Navy Air Report

City Council Unanimously Approves Espola Road Improvement Project EIR

Toeing the Line

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Amid legal test, SANDAG starts massive new plan

Street improvements lauded but 69th still troubling

Espola Road debate in Poway draws big crowd

Little Saigon Foundation wins official designation

SANDAG Proposal Extends Trolley to University City

Public weighs in on trolley expansion

History Repository, New City Manager, Sports Park at Meeting Wednesday

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Meetings set on Inland Rail Trail

Damaged gas line in South Bay forces freeway closure

Myrtle Cole sworn into office on the San Diego City Council after five-month vacancy

SANDAG Proposal Extends Trolley to University City

I-805 reopens after gas leak in Chula Vista

I-805 reopens after gas leak in Chula Vista

South Bay Traffic Nightmare

Sandag to Hold Public Meetings on Latest Plans for North County Trail Project

Monday, June 3, 2013

Coast Highway project nearly complete

2 public meetings slated for North County's Inland Rail Trail

Friday, May 31, 2013

I am Retired — Trust? but definitely Verify

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Forums set on Trolley link to La Jolla

Gas tax funds to be used for trail expansion

Friday, May 24, 2013

Public Comment Sought on $1.7B Trolley Extension

The newest section of rail trail to be built

Thursday, May 23, 2013

MTS Trolley Will Begin Service to UCSD by 2018

SANDAG will consider alternatives for Buena Vista Lagoon enhancement

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Coalition of Neighborhood Councils is about to be homeless

Seven Community Workshops To Tackle Important Regional Issues

Coronado Roundtable: SANDAG “The San Diego Region Today and Projections for the Future” May 24

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Think gun crime is worse now? Not so.

Monday, May 20, 2013

‘Bike To Work Day’ Highlights San Diego’s Infrastructure Needs

Instant facial recognition now in place for local law enforcement

Issue: Are Trains, Trolleys the Best Way of Spending Transportation Dollars?

Mid-Coast Corridor San Diego Trolley extension public meeting to be held

San Diego’s border lesson for Arizona

Friday, May 17, 2013

A Case of ‘Planning Fatigue’ in City Heights

KPBS aired a short interview with SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos on the start of the environmental review process for the Mid-Coast Trolley extension. Story not available online.

U-T TV Reporter Claudette Rogers filed live reports from the San Diego Zoo pit stop and interviewedSANDAG Chair Jack Dale. Video not available online.

San Diegans participate in 'National Bike to Work Day' events

It’s National Bike to Work Day (Reporter Candice Nguyen interviewed Chair Jack Dale at the San Diego Zoo pit stop.)

Fox 5 San Diego Reporter Matt Johnson filed live reports from the San Diego Zoo pit stop and interviewed SANDAG Chair Jack Dale. Video not available online.

NBC San Diego interviewed Supervisor Greg Cox at the NBC Plaza Bike to Work pit stop. Video not available online.

KBNT/Univision covered the Bike to Work Day binational pit stop. Video/story not available online.

Grab a Helmet: Bike to Work Day is Friday

5 Tips For Enjoying Bike to Work Day

SANDAG To Host Public Workshops On Major Regional Topics‏

Mid-Coast Trolley Extension Project Takes A Major Step Forward

Genesee Interchange Project to Begin Fall 2013 (corrected story)

San Diego residents to hit the streets on ‘National Bike to Work Day’

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Bike to Work Day is Friday

Public Review Set To Begin For San Diego Trolley Extension Project

Bike to Work May 17, Get Free Stuff

Tips to Get Ready for Bike to Work Day

Proposed Expansion Could Bring Trolley to UC San Diego

Genesee Interchange Project to Begin Fall 2013

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Reporter Candace Nguyen interviewed SANDAG Chair Jack Dale about Bike to Work Day coming up on Friday, May 17.
Video not available online.

Coalition of Neighborhood Councils is about to be homeless

Seven Community Workshops To Tackle Important Regional Issues

Coronado Roundtable: SANDAG “The San Diego Region Today and Projections for the Future” May 24

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Marine Worms Destroy San Diego Bridge

Monday, May 13, 2013

Vast network of express lanes on way


San Diego mayor building economic bridges to Tijuana

Friday, May 10, 2013

Letters to the editor: SANDAG’s priorities skewed

Buena Vista Lagoon restoration outlined

Taxpayer group hands out 'Golden Fleece' awards to those who waste taxpayer money

Thursday, May 9, 2013

10News interviewed Jim Linthicum, SANDAG director of mobility management, on May 8 for a story on the Santa Margarita rail bridge project.
Video not available online

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Construction flaws found in parts of new Oceanside railroad bridge

Two Santee Pit Stops for Bike to Work Day 2013

San Diego bike advocates push for safety

Construction flaws found in parts of new Oceanside railroad bridge,0,7504404.story

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Buena Vista Lagoon meeting is Thursday

Monday, May 6, 2013

THE WAITING GAME. As housing supply dwindles, some experts warn of prices beginning a dangerous climb

Encinitas council to weigh in on 50-year sand replenishment plan

Friday, May 3, 2013

Support the Army Corps of Engineer’s 50-year beach sand replenishment alternative EN-1A

Thursday, May 2, 2013


State population up: more babies, less moving out

KUSI covered the May 1 press conference to kick off National Bike Month in San Diego and interviewed SANDAG Chair and Santee Councilmember Jack Dale.
Video not available online

New lanes ease notorious freeway bottleneck

San Diego County Leaders Get Wheels Rolling for National Bike Month

Civic leaders to bike to San Diego Bay to launch Bike Month on May 1

The gang commission’s data cop

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

New auxiliary lanes on SR 78 open up in bottleneck corridor

Opposition to CA’s green development plans growing

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

SANDAG Transportation Resources

Monday, April 29, 2013


Smart parking, transportation, development strategies
San Diego’s Favorite Bicycle Rides #1 – Ocean Beach to National City

Friday, April 26, 2013

Waiting on Congress to ease border waits
Morning Report: Old promise to City Heights gets money

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Community Dialog: South County
Option isn't 'rapid' transit

Letters to the Editor: SANDAG, sequester, online shopping and more

Seniors on the Go program can continue for three more years

A freeway runs through it: A City Heights-Barrio Logan conversation

Data as a public good

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Density to rise in National City

Nearly 30 years later, Centerline gets on the fast track

La Jolla’s new state Assembly rep ready to tackle coastal issues

Arson burns IB; Molotov cocktails thrown at vehicles

Persisten retrasos en los cruces fronterizos

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Chula Vistans discuss SANDAG's rapid-transit plans

Monday, April 22, 2013

Modernizing environmental act should be priority

County emissions plan subject of court debate
Econometer: Worried about drop in gold prices?

Downtown shops 'doing really well'

Changes afoot on I-15 Express Lanes

Train service stopped for weekend due to maintenance

Rail work disrupts train service on coast

North County's first 'bike corral' comes to Carlsbad

San Ysidro soon to have transportation center?

Sierra Club wins climate change lawsuit against county

Why not a new deal financed by workers?

Friday, April 19, 2013

Judge: County’s Climate Action Plan Is Inadequate

Santee Mayor Says He's Tired of Cutting City Jobs

MTS, SANDAG announce plans for long-distance bus lines, Regional Transportation Plan critics not impressed

SANDAG expects to consider changes to LOSSAN agreement

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Aumenta el Índice de Criminalidad en San Diego

Viewpoint: Is Espola Road expense really necessary?

Ramona crime rate spikes in 2012, report show

SANDAG, NCTD to install crossovers, perform maintenance along LOSSAN

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


Del Mar's Crime Rate for Serious Offenses Called Highest in County

Coaster Service Suspended This Weekend

Coaster Service Suspended This Weekend

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

SANDAG project may divide residents

Pier South Update, Return of Clean and Green on City Council Agenda

Monday, April 15, 2013

Was Sprinter system the right choice?

Contractor sought for phase one of upgrades

2012 Saw Increase in Violent Crime And Property Crimes, SANDAG Reports

Friday, April 12, 2013

Poway still safest city in county

Study: Violent Crime, Domestic Violence Rates Increase in Imperial Beach

Report shows regional crime rates up, but still among lowest in the past 30 years

UC San Diego Receives Diamond Award from SANDAG for Alternative Transportation

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Why did county's crime inch up in 2012?

City to study site for pedestrian rail crossing

San Diego Crime Rates Edge Up, Report Shows

7 percent increase in violent crime in San Diego in 2012

SANDAG releases 2012 crime stats

County crime increased in 2012

Carlsbad Crime Rate Lower than County Average but on the Rise

Lemon Grove domestic violence cases see sharp growth

LMPD Was Tony Gwynn of the County in 2012 for Solving Violent Crimes

Reports of Domestic Violence in Santee Up 67% Since 2008

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

More Funds Approved for Main Street Promenade; Completion Expected This Summer

Regional Crime Rates Up But Still Among The Lowest In The Past 30 Years

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Drivers to get extra lane during rush hour: Caltrans testing Barrier-Transfer Machines on I-15

Monday, April 8, 2013

Crime rises, but stays near 30-year low

April 20 and 21 COASTER Service Suspension

Friday, April 5, 2013

Residents: What I-5 Corridor Expansion Is Missing

Coastal rail work program for 2014 to be discussed

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Violent Crime on Upswing After a Decade of Decline

Hearings Explore North County Transportation and Public Amenities Improvement Plans

Public works program for North Coast Corridor gets public hearings

Creating a Brand For North County

Drive the Debate: I-5 Express Lane Expansion, Bike Trails on Agendas

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Forums set on I-5 corridor expansion

Poway City Council to Vote on Traffic Fee Increase, New Stop Sign

Public Meetings Planned for I-5 Widening Project from La Jolla to Oceanside

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Sequestration cuts starting to roll out

San Diego County Crime Rates Increased In 2012

SANDAG: Crime Increased in San Diego County Last Year, Totals Remain Below 30-Year Highs

Pentagon Reduces Furlough Days

San Diego County Crime Statistics Show Increases in All Major Categories

Council President Todd Gloria once served as a board member for the Tourism Authority

San Diego County Sees Increase in Crime, Report Says

Friday, March 29, 2013

Turko Files: Get Real

The North Park – Mid-City Project Has More Bike Lanes – Commercial Routes or Residential Streets?

Lemon Grove Looks to July for Completion of Main Street Promenade
City Council Addresses Historic Home Preservation And Traffic Roundabout Issues

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Community dialog: South County

Filner: Confrontations part of changing status quo in city

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

SANDAG's 2013 Diamond Awards winners announced

Plate scanners give copes license to spy on drivers

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Del Mar gets regional award for traffic efforts

Monday, March 25, 2013

EconoMeterists list signs of improvement
City Heights transit project lurches forward

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Toll road purchased by SANDAG records 240,000 trips in a week
Driving when you could bike: Fact check
More people, fewer homes in Uptown

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

South Bay Expressway in San Diego sees record usage levels

Imperial Beach’s imported sand threatens estuary’s eco-health

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Upgraded I-15 transit stations are reopened
97 San Diego neighborhoods, one addictive game

Monday, March 18, 2013

RANCHO PENASQUITOS: I-15 transit center to close for year

Higginson, Maienschein speak at Poway chamber breakfast

Friday, March 15, 2013

Residents pitch designs for transportation center

Escondido to triple road-repair funding

North County Regional Vision Takes Flight At Palomar Airport

I-15 transit center to close 1 year for upgrades

Vibrant San Diego takes to the streets

Two transit stations re-opening, one closure coming up

Rancho Bernardo Transit Station Will Reopen March 18

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Public workshop for Intermodal Transportation Center

Michael Turko did a story on the South Bay BRT.
The video is not yet available online.

Transit center changes impact North San Diego commuters

Sidewalk project set to begin this summer

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Lowering the tracks, a viable alternative?

Guiding San Diego Families through the Juvenile Court Process

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Free motorist aid expands in San Diego region

Planean nueva estación en SY (Casa Familiar, not available online)

Transit Update: The Sabre Springs/Penasquitos Transit Station Closed During Construction (Kersey Report, not available online)

Monday, March 11, 2013

Working at home: Good for employers?

South County Meeting Mash-Up

Barrio area gets new zoning designations

Friday, March 8, 2013

Imperial Beach City Council nixes stoplight plan

Proposed Barrio Logan entryway sign unveiled

SANDAG releases updated transit plan for coastline

Del Mar forms committee, addresses impacts for San Dieguito rail project

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Police move toward more time for officers


Middle-Class Tourism Jobs: Fact Check

Wandering the District 4 Food Desert

Crews reshape Imperial Beach sand after complaints

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

I.B. to revive Tidelands Advisory Committee


Commuting in San Diego takes longer!/on-air/as-seen-on/Commuting-in-San-Diego-Takes-Longer--Report/195489161

Bulldozers Reduce Steep Beach Slope

Tuesday, March 5, 2013


A ‘Stuck in Traffic Blues’ razz

Roundtable: Superintendent Roulette; Sequestration Reality; Plaza Reroute; License-Plate Readers

Monday, March 4, 2013

State to spend $9M on Amtrak PR


SANDAG has $6.5B plan for I-5 corridor

North Coast Corridor Plan Adds 2 Bike Lanes Up To North County

Public meetings set for freeway, train track expansion

North Coast Corridor plan re-released for public review

Public meeting set for Proposed Widening of Interstate 5 from La Jolla to Oceanside Harbor Drive

Officials Available to Answer Questions About Draft Public works Plan for North Coast Corridor

Friday, March 1, 2013

San Diego is a federal hotspot


Economists See Budget Cuts Putting the Recovery At Risk

Santa Fe pedestrian crossing opens to the public

Interstate 805 construction promises less traffic

New pedestrian crossing to improve safety on LOSSAN rail corridor

Pedestrian undercrossing opens along San Diego portion of LOSSAN

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Rail undercrossing opens in Encinitas

Mixed feelings about Filner

Pedestrian underpass opens in Encinitas

Rail underpass gives safe passage to Swami's Beach

Swami's Beach Now Easier and Safer to Reach

Stormwater permit a deluge of new regulations

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

JENKINS: SD mayor spikes SANDAG's PR story

Mayor to recommend ending red-light cameras

Lemon Grove Mayor Offers Advice to San Diego's on SANDAG

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Filner blasts $40M SANDAG PR tab

Filner: Bring Olympics to Tijuana and San Diego

SANDAG pitches for last-minute entries in iCommute challenge


Monday, February 25, 2013

Concerns erupt over coastal rail project

Art, nature blend along rail trail. Solana Beach segment of coastal path offers little surprises

Felien wants mayor’s power cut further

I.B. residents call for action from SANDAG

Time to bid SANDAG farewell

When a Highway Becomes an Impulse Buy

Combination FasTrak, HOV express lanes on Interstate 15 causing some confusion

Friday, February 22, 2013

SANDAG prepping $40M PR push

Oceanside Red-Light Cameras to Stay

SANDAG Discourages Lawsuits in Update on City Sand Project, Ponding

College Area Community Council - March 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013


New courthouse: 'too big to fail'?

Double Tracking In Del Mar

Mayor Janney Denies Trying to Gag Environmentalists at Meeting

License-plate recognition has its eyes on you

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

I-15 demonstrates SANDAG’s wisdom

Labor group talks transit plans

Rancho Bernardo Planning Board to make third Kaufman removal attempt

Local lobster prices continue on a roller coaster ride

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

$20K in Code Compliance Fees, Sand Project Flooding Update at City Council Meeting

Friday, February 15, 2013

PB planners formulate aggressive project list for community’s future

PUC Delays Vote on SDG&E’s Proposed Fossil-Fuel Power Plants – Again – and the Sierra Club Is Pissed Off!

Thursday, February 14, 2013


Spanish-speaking workers get training on serving, selling alcohol

Council asks for analysis on “Right to Vote” initiative

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Army Corps outlines recommendations for 50-year sand replacement

Mayor's Pay from SANDAG Comparable to Pay from City

Nearly 1,200 Graffiti Incidents in Santee in 2011; Tagger Forced to Repay $20K

North Park – Mid-City Regional Bike Project – Community Input Wanted!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

New sand poses possible threat to Tijuana River

Letters: Not in agreement on every issue

MTS: Dream of Trolley-to-Airport Link Inferior to Reality

Peninsula Shepherd Center serves as helping hand to area seniors

Monday, February 11, 2013

Does it pay off to move to Texas?

It’s past time to rebuild police forces


Once Route 91 makeover finished, toll lanes coming to I-15

Poway facts and figures

What's the Deal? The Trolley and the Airport

Prop. 30 impact on public safety!/on-air/as-seen-on/Prop-30-Impact-on-Public-Safety/190497611

Friday, February 8, 2013

Del Mar rail station’s big ‘if’

Balancing Development with Environmental Conservation: One Agency’s Innovative Approach
(CalPlanner Winter 2013 Issue)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Study: region's traffic congestion no worse

SANDAG meeting tab adds up

Del Mar forms committee, addresses impacts for San Dieguito rail project

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Rail renaissance in old Del Mar

Del Mar City Council urges more stringent review for proposed rail construction

Mayor Bob Filner Advocates for an Efficient Border as part of Federal Immigration Reform

Monday, February 4, 2013

Party on, SANDAG

Traffic Has Improved In The I-15 Corridor One Year After The Express Lanes Fully Opened

Looking at CEQA's climate change analysis beyond 2020, a trial court gives weight to Executive Order S-3-05

Friday, February 1, 2013

New I-15 lanes credited for faster commute

State becoming equal parts Hispanic and white

SANDAG says traffic has improved in Interstate 15 corridor

Thursday, January 31, 2013

I.B. TO HELP SANDAG BATTLE FLOODING IN HOMES. Imperial Beach pitches in to help control flooding

Filner wants more scrutiny of boards

Sabre Springs transit station work to begin

Oceanside Council Discusses Ambulance Services

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Back to Barona for SANDAG retreat

Free help for stranded motorists expands

Panelists to discuss regional vision for San Diego-Tijuana

Fact Check: San Diego County's Rural Landscape

Vivitrol is the new hope for solving opiate addiction

Jim Schmidt put his passion to work for San Diego. Life celebration planned for Thursday at Hall of Champions

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Turko aired a segment on how SANDAG is responding to the ponding/flooding situation in Imperial Beach in the aftermath of the sand project
(video is not available online)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Aiming for stronger Tijuana-San Diego ties

Coastal Commission concerned about sea level rise and convention center expansion

Flooding Hits Homes in Imperial Beach!/on-air/as-seen-on/Flooding-Hits-Homes-in-Imperial-Beach/188459121

Freeway assistance program expands to weekends


Friday, January 25, 2013

James Schmidt, 85, was instrumental in ending Coronado Bridge toll

Freeway Service Patrol Expands into Weekend Service

Emotions Run High As Seacoast Flooding Fight Continues

Reinvigorating Mass Transit (Pages 64-65)

Thursday, January 24, 2013

New coastal rail project gains steam

I.B. to help SANDAG battle flooding in homes


Commuters now eligible for $245 per month in pretax transit benefits

Transit tax benefit increased to $245 per month; local transit riders and vanpoolers eligible for benefit

Counting Errors Cost IB $500K Bikeway Village Grant

The Case Against CEQA “Reform” — San Diego’s Lame Transportation Plan

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Rail project would resurrect Del Mar Fairgrounds event platform

Del Mar Coaster Upgrades Now Under Discussion

New beach sand may be damaging Imperial Beach homes. IB residents say the sand is graded wrong

Proposed train stop near Del Mar Fairgrounds could ease traffic nightmare during busy events

Tuesday, January 22, 2013


Mayor & Council Clash on Port Board Appointments

North County Needs to Protect its Interests, Political Strategist Says

Friday, January 18, 2013

Oceanside council majority fails to win coveted SANDAG slots

On the Road, With the Pressure Off

Change Needed To Maintain San Diego’s Quality Of Life, Report Finds

San Diego travelers on board with trolley to the airport

NCTD/SANDAG San Dieguito Double Track and Special Events Platform Project Scoping meeting to be held Jan. 22

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Push for trolley to airport not simple


'We Want CaliBaja to Thrive'

Santee Councilmember Jack Dale Selected as SANDAG Chairman

Draft Public Involvement Plan For Regional Plan Released For Public Review

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

I.B. condos still flooding, despite efforts by SANDAG

I-15 transit hub promised in Sabre Springs

Campaign Promises, Meet Reality

SANDAG Goofs Up and National City and Imperial Beach Lose Out on Funding

Sandag Invites Comments on Regional Planning Input

Virginia cites high toll rates in proposed 'buyback' of private toll road (mentions South Bay Expressway)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Mayor, council pres move on after dispute

State to restore native plants on bluff

City Council Unanimously Approves SANDAG Appointments

From Dueling Dems to a United Front

Council OKs SANDAG appointments

Report by Equinox Center says traffic congestion in San Diego County is on the rise

Carmel Valley celebrates first anniversary of On the Go Transportation program

SANDAG board questions priorities, funding splits

Monday, January 14, 2013


Report: Qualcomm impact big in county

San Diego SANDAG Appointments Released After Filner, Gloria Public Spat

San Diego Council To Vote On SANDAG Appointments

Coaster service from Oceanside to San Diego canceled until Monday

Amtrak, Coaster service interrupted this weekend

Council to vote on Filner’s SANDAG appointments

SANDAG conducting geotechnical work this weekend

City Settles Squabble Over SANDAG Appointments

Gloria, Filner come to agreement on SANDAG appointees

CEQA Reform and Transit Planning

Friday, January 11, 2013

Flooding a side effect of sand replenishment in I.B.

Path to connect Bayshore Bikeway with beach

Thursday, January 10, 2013

San Diego needs a mayor, not a bully

Mayor, city attorney lock horns over marijuana
One Paseo's Fate Looms in 2013

Mayors on Both Sides of the Border Want to Break Down Barriers

SANDAG arrest reports compile data, yield little in useable information for authorities

SANDAG: Beach Replenishment Completed (USA)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Madrid extols La Mesa's 2012 accomplishments

Freeway gridlock on 78 to ease by March

Coaster Commuters Lose One Incentive, Gain Another

Mayor, Council President Clash Over Appointment Power

3 Takeaways from the Explosive City Council Meeting

Filner & Gloria Spar on SANDAG Appointments

Turf War Emerges Between Mayor and Council President

SANDAG Launches Study to Ease Border Congestion

Democrats rule in lucrative Filner committee appointments

Councilman Feller to Join SANDAG Board

Minor Improvements Underway at Lemon Grove Trolley Station

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


San Marcos road eyed as 'complete street'

Monday, January 7, 2013


Economists: Will 2013 be better than 2012?

Oceanside tug-o-war’s real losers

DAVY: Iciness in Oceanside is about politics, not weather

Happy new city council stipends

CEQA Reform Takes Shape for 2013

Friday, January 4, 2013

K-8 district reverses trend of declining enrollment

Trolley extension plans driving forward in new year

Region's 13 Traded Industry Clusters Support 331,410 Jobs

Thursday, January 3, 2013
San Diego Centric: “Suds County, USA”

SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos was interviewed about the Mid-Coast Trolley extension

Oceanside City Council Votes to Remove Mayor From SANDAG

City Council Removes Mayor from SANDAG Board

Oceanside Council removes Wood as city representative on SANDAG board

Meetings to Examine San Ysidro Transportation Center Options

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

SANDAG launches study for new transit center at border

California Toll Bonds Hampered by Freeways: Muni Credit

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