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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

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Bike projects to begin Jan. 1

City Heights Is Still Waiting on That Art it Was Promised

Construction Begins On Otay Mesa Border Freeway Connection


Construction Begins on Key Freight Route in South Bay


Construction Begins on Key Freight Route in South Bay


Inicia siguiente fase de obras para conectar autopistas en la frontera de Otay


Construction begins on Otay Mesa freeway connector

Leaders Break Ground On Freeway Project To Accommodate Border Traffic

New Freeway Project to Ease Border Wait Times at Otay Mesa POE


New connections will link freeways to border


Monday, Oct. 26, 2015


Extension of Inland Rail Trail starting soon


Morning Report: Kersey on Megabond, Water


Got to treat Rose Canyon like a friend / Trolley expansion worksite blamed for pollution and runoff


Morning Report: Kersey on Megabond, Water


Got to treat Rose Canyon like a friend / Trolley expansion worksite blamed for pollution and runoff  


Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Castle Park schools besieged by age


SANDAG adopts RTP update


SANDAG Board adopts 35-year regional transportation plan


San Diego adopts 35-year transport plan


Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015


South Bay’s Future Greenbelt: An Interview with San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox


Too much of a good thing?

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015


Domestic violence calls up 24 percent in South Bay 


Escuela dedicada a tratamiento de niños afectados por violencia doméstica


Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015


Plan for San Diego infrastructure fix coming ‘soon’


Gangs Continue to Recruit but Numbers Stagnant in San Diego


SANDAG: Gang Association Starts In Early Teens 


Report: Early Intervention Key To Keeping San Diego County Kids Out Of Gangs


Report examines gang membership in San Diego County


Average Gang Member Joins in Middle School: Study 


Local Gang Involvement Early for Many Teens 


New report reveals efforts needed to curb gang growth in San Diego


New report reveals efforts needed to curb gang growth in San Diego


Stretch Of Interstate 15 Designated As Tony Gwynn Memorial Freeway


Monday, Oct. 19, 2015


The Case of the Worst-Ranked Transit Station in California 


Lilac Hills Vote Will Test Supervisors’ Commitment to the General Plan — Here’s Hoping They Pass 


Report: Average Gang Member Joins at 13, Early Interventions Needed 


Friday, Oct. 16, 2015


Aprobaron Plan de Transporte Público; SANDAG considera que se anticipa a 3.5 décadas  

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Mid-City Residents Want Safety Fixes At Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Transit District rail service closed this weekend

Plan delays 67 widening from Scripps to Dye

Fussing about bussing: why commuters avoid alternative transportation to and from Coronado

Lakeside Land to Become Habitat Preserve with $8 Million Acquisition


Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015                       


Groups work to preserve habitat in Lakeside


 410-Acre Habitat Near Miramar Purchased for Wildlife Preservation 

Lakeside Land to Become Habitat Preserve with $8 Million Acquisition 


Daily Business Report-Oct. 13, 2015: Civic San Diego Directs SANDAG Grants To Projects in Encanto and Downtown 


Officials Announce Effort To Preserve Lakeside Land 


410 acres in Lakeside now preserved 


New arrangement protects land and wildlife near Lakeside 


Should Sprawling San Diego Qualify for More Cap-and-Trade Funds? 


How NIMBYism Stifles San Diego’s Sustainability Goals 


Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015


Mission Valley development machine cranks up


Monday, Oct. 12, 2015


Sweeping transportation, growth plan approved


Solana Beach, Encinitas consider downsized sand project


City weighing two infrastructure measures


Morning Report: Giant Transportation Plan Set 


Someone Finally Quantified San Diego’s Smart-Growth Failure 


Morning Report: Mayor to Skip Vote on $200 Billion Plan 


VOSD Podcast: Curing, Digging, Inventing and Discovering at Meeting of the Minds 


SANDAG Board Adopts Regional Plan 


SANDAG Approves $204 Billion, 35-Year Transportation Plan 


SANDAG approves $204B transportation plan 


Third Pacific Beach murals project to be installed at MBHS 


Mid-Coast Trolley line could eventually extend into Pacific Beach 


Deeper trouble at Lindbergh Field 


Environmentalists oppose sandag's newly approved transportation plan 


$204 Billion transportation plan approved for San Diego 


SANDAG Approves Controversial $200 Billion Transportation Plan  


SANDAG board adopts regional plan 


How SANDAG Plans to Alleviate South Bay Traffic 


$204B Transportation Plan Gets Green Light From SANDAG 


SANDAG adopts controversial $204B transportation plan 


Friday Oct. 9, 2015


SANDAG’s transit plan meets opposition


San Diego Explained: The Deal With SANDAG and Its Big Transit Plan


Faulconer Punts Vote on $200 Billion Regional Transportation Plan

SANDAG to Vote on $204 Billion, 35-Year Transportation Plan

Some Elected Officials Urge SANDAG To Reject Transportation Plan


City Heights Park Nears Completion


Coalition to rally against SANDAG's regional plan


SD Explained: SANDAG and Its Big Plans for Transit


Regional Transportation Dollars in Clash Over Spending Priorities


Elected officials urge SANDAG to accelerate plans


Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015


'Freeway' park could unite neighborhoods

SANDAG to consider final version of regional transportation plan update


New Regional Plan Strikes a Balance Between Growth and Quality of Life

How green is Gloria?


SANDAG Board to Weigh $200 Billion Final Regional Plan This Friday


Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015


Open space done the Carlsbad way


San Diego Can’t Afford to Wait for New Transit Projects


Transit Agency Tries Its Hand at Another Role: Developer


Mid Coast Trolley line could eventually extend into Pacific Beach


New study shows increase in meth use


No rail service along North County coastline for following three weekends


Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015         


Foundation questions SANDAG's transportation plan

San Diego Receives $2.75M Grant for Improvement Projects

Half of Women Booked Into Jail Have Meth in System: SANDAG

Report: More than half of woman booked into San Diego jails had meth in their system


San Diego Transit Stations Get Poor Grades


More criticism of county transportation plan


Friday, Oct. 2, 2015


Local groups take SANDAG to task


SANDAG’s Gary Gallegos: ‘Transit is not going to work for every person in the region


SANDAG on a Money Mission: Housing and Transit Nexus


News Briefs, October 5, 2015: SANDAG Transportation Plan


Thursday, October 1, 2015

San Diego’s Dueling Transportation Plans Under Fire


San Diego Public Safety Costs Steady Despite High State Corrections Spending

Time to Move Past ‘San Diego Forward’

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

New Secure ‘BikeStation’ Available for Commuters

No Coastal Rail Service October 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18

Monday, September 28, 2015


A plan to move the region forward

How we'll travel: Trains, lanes, bikes and gondolas

Port maintains bump in Bayshore Bikeway / Part of National City segment still considered ‘interim’

Crime continues to drop in Ramona, report shows

San Diego planners envision skyways and light-rail stops in beach towns

Friday, September 25, 2015

Qualcomm layoffs: A bad sign for high-tech?

Horn called on to not vote on Lilac Hills Ranch

The Craftsman awaits his wake

Groups urge SANDAG to support city’s Climate Action Plan

Goal of bicycle use in San Diego is not attainable: SANDAG

Activists worry for city's Climate Action Plan

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Morning Report: SANDAG Transit Plan Could Undercut the City

CirculateSD Calls on City to Reject SANDAG’s Transportation Plan

Is San Diego setting itself up for climate failure?

Activists urge San Diego to reject SANDAG's regional plan

SD climate plan moving backward or forward?

San Diego Advocates Call For Better Regional Transportation Plan

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

San Diego Nonprofit Works To Keep Laid-Off Qualcomm Employees Local

Caltrans: Encinitas' strawberry fields site of future park and ride

Monday, September 21, 2015

Rumble in the hills

Juvenile Crime Drops; Prevention Strategies Outlined

Friday, September 18, 2015

SD income rises, but high poverty persists

Thursday, September 17, 2015

SANDAG Floats Tax Hike But It’s Liberals Who Are Balking (Voice of San Diego)

Encinitas hopes to comply with state housing law by 2016

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

SANDAG iCommute Program Announces 2015 Walk, Ride and Roll to School Grants 

16 schools get grants from SANDAG

FTA announces TOD grants

Juvenile Crime Drops; Prevention Strategies Outlined

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

County crime rate holds steady

County overhauling juvenile justice program

SANDAG: San Diego Crime Rate down 1% at Midyear  

Report: Property Crime Down, Violent Crime Up In San Diego County

Report Reveals Mid-Year Crime Rates for San Diego (NBC 7)

Monday, September 14, 2015

Interest rates going up this month? 

Thousands expected at ‘Thank You’ for trolley riders in Chula Vista

North Park – San Diego’s Weak Excuse for a Bike Friendly Place

Lowery gives overview on interchange project 

Community Voices: Proposed Bike Lanes are an Expensive Overkill 

What's next for Union-Tribune real estate?

Get there together- join the Rideshare 2015 Challenge

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sacramento Report: End of Session Madness / Goodbye Tribal Law, Hello SANDAG

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015


Connecting communities with better transportation choices


Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015


Construction starts on Los Peñasquitos Lagoon bridges


Monday, Sept. 8, 2015


Climate bill may chill new infrastructure / Business and labor fear new greenhouse-gas targets put them in crosshairs


Graphic: Where bicycles get stolen / Regional data shows hotspots from 2012 to June of this year  


Encinitas Hopes to Comply With State Housing Law by 2016


Podcast: Scott Lewis, Voice of San Diego Editor discusses SANDAG transit plan  


Friday, Sept. 4, 2015


Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement and Acquisition Projects


NBC 7 San Diego


Cement Truck Overturns on South Bay Expressway Toll Road


Thursday, September 3, 2015


Intentions not enough to address global climate concerns

New SANDAG Policy Leaves Transit Advocates Wanting More

Cement Truck Overturns on South Bay Expressway Toll Road

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Citizens will pay the new trolley lines

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Man injured in trolley station fall gets $21.5M

Legalizing marijuana would be a public health tragedy

Construction Beginning at 210-Acre Millenia Project in South County

First Cap-and-Trade Funds Awarded for Transit Projects

Friday, August 28, 2015

Bluff maintenance planned for Solana Beach

Does stock market decline signal a recession?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

SANDAG’s Transportation Plan is Stuck in Reverse

Affordable housing; built in the west of National City

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

How to pay to fix deteriorating freeways?

Public Forum on Road Infrastructure and Funding Tuesday

About Town | People: SANDAG seats

NCTD starts bridge repairs; double-track project under consideration by rail agency

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

How they voted: Government meeting results

Caltrans, SANDAG & Chamber to host forum on transportation issues Aug. 25

Looking for ways and means to keep city running

Monday, August 24, 2015

SANDAG Announces 5-Week Closure of Downtown Streets

Friday, August 21, 2015

The rising epidemic of heroin addiction


Heroin Use Among San Diego County Arrestees Rise


SANDAG: Heroin Usage Up Among People Arrested in Region


Study finds heroin use on rise among those arrested in San Diego


Heroin use in San Diego on rise since 2012




Heroin Use in San Diego County Rises to Highest Rate in 15 Years


Study shows heroin use among people arrested in San Diego on the rise


Region: Heroin use up among arrestees, report says

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Study shows heroin use among people arrested in San Diego on the rise


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

SD paying $13M to clear trolley path


Monday, August 17, 2015

Border crossings up at San Ysidro, with wait times

A Look at San Diego’s Infrastructure Blues

Friday, August 14, 2015

Phoenix ‘peer’ cities guide Prop. 104 light-rail expansion

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

County spent $800K before closing youth ranch

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

SANDAG passes up chance to show leadership on transit

Monday, August 10, 2015

Missing bike link approved

Friday, August 7, 2015

California will have more seniors living alone

Morning Report: Where They Go From Here

The People vs. Pasha

Like SDSU, like Faulconer?

¡Les dan palo! a CSU y SDSU por no haber presentado plan de financiamiento sobre impacto ambiental


El Monte Sand Mining Project is a path of destruction

Meet the Buyers event is Aug. 14 in Poway

State agencies cannot use state budgetary uncertainties to escape mitigation obligations under CEQA

Cal State University Cannot Avoid Off-Site Traffic Mitigation Payments Because the Legislature Failed to Approve Funds

California Supreme Court Holds that State Agencies May Not Escape CEQA Mitigation Requirements Based on Failure of the Legislature to Appropriate Mitigation Funds

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Sand mining project concerns Lakeside

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

National Night Out Against Crime


Mineta Report Summarizes 56 US Public Opinion Polls about Transit

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

San Diego car sharing to expand

Court: CSU must pay SDSU mitigation

Meeting schedules for North County government

California Supreme Court Rules SDSU Expansion Improperly Approved

Local Law Enforcement Using Surveillance Technologies to Monitor Public

California high court rejects environmental report for SDSU expansion

Hillside residents share concerns

Agencies Must Mitigate Project Effects, Calif High Court Says

Friday, July 31, 2015

SANDAG Awards $90,000 Grant To The City Of Coronado

Thursday, July 30, 2015

SANDAG awards $15M for transit projects

Report pegs S.D. economy to inequality

Bridge project will benefit from grant

Wednesday, July 29. 2015

Smart growth projects awarded $15M from SANDAG

Monday, July 27, 2015

Buena Vista Lagoon work to include bridges

How a new 'Q' may change Mission Valley

San Diego economy still on the verge

SANDAG approves 'bus-on-shoulder' pilot project

UCSD Gets Top Honor for Encouraging Public Transportation

Friday, July 24, 2015

SANDAG to consider design modifications to Alvarado Creek

Thursday, July 23, 2015

SANDAG looks into Buena Vista Lagoon enhancements

Facing community pressure, officials to study alternatives to state Route 94 expansion

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

San Diego Councilwoman Cole Says Being A Politician Not On Her ‘Bucket List’

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

City of Boston Takes Grand Prize in Storytelling with Maps Contest

Monday, July 20, 2015

Ideas needed to improve Poway Road

Rapid Bus Isn’t as Rapid as Everyone Hoped

UC San Diego Health Buys Naming Rights to Trolley Line

¡Jóvenes en riesgo! reporte revela alto consumo de alcohol, drogas y su infiltración en pandillas

MTS Trolley Line to be Renamed UC San Diego Blue Line

Friday, July 17, 2015

UC San Diego Health Buys Trolley Naming Rights

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lindbergh Terminal 1 due for $2.2B replacement

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

County to close juvenile ranch

Inhofe, Boxer Announce Growing Support for DRIVE Act

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

SANDAG’s Role In Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disputed

SANDAG Responses To KPBS Questions

Though confined to the waterfront, the airport is running smoothly while upgrading operations

Monday, July 13, 2015

Morning Report: How the Airport’s Changed Since the Big Stay-Put Vote

Roundtable On Chargers Deal, Juveniles In Solitary Confinement, Route 94

On the Agenda: La Mesa City Council

Community celebrates completion of Del Mar's Jimmy Durante Boulevard Streetscape Project

$65M Centerline Project Improves Transit Access for Mid-City Area

Skanska One Year Away From Completing I-805 North Express Lanes Project in San Diego

Friday, July 10, 2015

SANDAG releases report on Buena Vista Lagoon restoration

Phase 2 for Third Ave improvements begin

Thursday, July 9, 2015

City Heights Residents Celebrate Groundbreaking Of Transit Project

Construction Begins on Mid City’s First Ever Freeway-Level Transit Stations

SANDAG Begins $65 Million Bus Transit Project on SR 15

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Construction to begin on $65 million freeway-level transit project

Daily Business Report-July 8, 2015

HNTB-designed San Onofre Segment of Coastal Rail Corridor Adds Over Four Miles of New Double Track

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Daily Business Report-July 6, 2015

New HNTB-designed San Onofre double-track segment opens

HNTB-designed San Onofre Segment of Coastal Rail Corridor Adds Over Four Miles of New Double Track

HNTB-designed San Onofre Segment of Coastal Rail Corridor Adds Over Four Miles of New Double Track

Monday, July 6, 2015

Study examines effects of trenching Carlsbad tracks

Shuttle between trolley, airport, arriving

Chula Vista, National City grants OKd

SANDAG releases Uptown Bike Plan

Opposition rises to SR 94 expansion

Comprehensive strategy unveiled for bicycle, pedestrian improvements in Solana Beach

HNTB-designed San Onofre Segment of Coastal Rail Corridor Adds Over Four Miles of New Double Track

San Onofre Segment Adds 4 Miles of Double Track

$39M Award Boosts San Diego's Mid-City Centerline

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Stopping Traffic

Issue: Gender Equity

Rents, vacancy rates rise in county

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Tourism Boosters Are Expecting Less Money from Comic-Con

Grants Awarded To South Bay Affordable Housing Project, Transit Line

San Diego Transportation Agencies Get Grants

SANDAG, MTS Receives State Grant to Bolster Public Transit

Residents, officials make U-turn on State Route 94 expansion

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Open houses planned for airport's master plan update

Council evaluates new taxes to repair infrastructure

Monday, June 29, 2015

Morning Report: Comic-Con Blames Hotels for Reluctance to Re-Sign

SANDAG approves first contract for Mid-Coast Transit Project

South Bay, Imperial Beach Drug Sweep Nets 15

Friday, June 26, 2015

‘Operation Tip the Scale’ in South Bay Nets 15 Arrests

Open House shares 3 roadway improvement options

Granite wins contract worth USD39m from SANDAG in San Diego

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Initial thumbs up for the ‘Skyway’ from Balboa Park to the Gaslamp

Tax Increase, Bonds Among Options To Address San Diego’s Infrastructure Needs

Se acerca el Foro Logística para la Competitividad de la Baja

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Skyway plan won't fly; flattening utility rates

Eliminating Traffic Deaths: San Diego Vision Zero Goal For 2025

San Diego wants to up the sales tax to fix potholes

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Here's What San Diego's Elevated Cable Car System Might Look Like

Study: Downtown Aerial Tram Would Cost Up to $75 Million

All Aboard! Get Ready for the Great White Line Skyway

San Diego Community College District Secures More Than $1.5 Million in Workforce Training Grants

Monday, June 22, 2015

Dump the car, take the skyway

Could San Diego Raise Sales Tax To Fund Infrastructure?

New downtown Skyway project unveiled at SANDAG meeting

Plans Revealed for San Diego 'Skyway' Ride From Bay to Balboa Park

City May Initiate Sales Tax to Meet $3.87 Billion in Infrastructure Needs

Highway projects slowly moving forward

Could San Diego Raise Sales Tax To Fund Infrastructure?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Fact Check: Where San Diego’s Poorest Live

Energy program identifies potential savings for cities

Thursday, June 18, 2015

STV Designs Sustainable Bus Maintenance Facility

Solana Beach council checks city’s progress on energy-saving roadmap

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bike plan greased with political power

Encinitas Council, community divided on Coastal Rail Trail

Solana Beach council checks city’s progress on energy-saving roadmap

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

California’s Greatest Water Challenge Isn’t Conservation, It’s RHNA

Grade crossings: The annual report

Right Way for Right-of-Way

Monday, June 15, 2015

Más carriles para compartir

Roll into the Bike Fiesta in Ocean Beach on June 13

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Rosarito receives loan for lights, roads, water

Hillcrest Town Council to share latest on SANDAG Uptown Bike Corridor Project on Tuesday night

I-8 Jewish Travel: CalTrans District 11

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Process starts for walkable, bike able corridor in East Village

Hillcrest Town Council to share latest on SANDAG Uptown Bike Corridor Project on Tuesday night

La Mesans call for effective climate action plan, planners vote to strengthen city's law

Higher Education is Possible for Every Child

Monday, June 8, 2015

San Diego Bicyclists Ask SANDAG For More Bike Lanes

New protected bike lanes coming to Hillcrest; not everyone is happy about decision

Hillcrest's bike lane battle

Cyclists Optimistic on Changes in Uptown Regional Bike Corridor Plan

SANDAG Bicycle Corridors – Finished Before They Even Started

East versus west, as University avenue gets approved for bike lanes

Friday, June 5, 2015

Scaled back bike plan goes up before vote today

Escondido Creek Conservancy secures 241 acres

Thursday, June 4, 2015

San Diego Is Adding Jobs, But Are They The Right Jobs?

San Diego unions talk green, tests to come

Hundreds of North County cyclists bike to work

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New Industrial Face of Tijuana

Golden Hill Resident Gathers Petition Signatures for State Route 94 Expansion Project

SANDAG executive elected to the CAGTC

Hillcrest loves them some cars

Speak Up for Safe Bike Facilities on University Avenue

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

San Diego Community Groups Launch Petition To Stop Route 94 Expansion

Report: Infill Development Cuts Water Consumption, Pollution

Monday, June 1, 2015

Bike to Work Day 2015 Photo Gallery

Deliveries clogged for Baja readers

Carlsbad roundabout wins third award

Local planning awards announced

Landmark theater out, Nordstrom Rack in

Online apps vs retail: Who's the winner?

What We Learned This Week

Bike to Work Day with Captain Awesome

Bike to Work Day!/on-air/as-seen-on/San-Diegos-Bike-to-Work-Day/305465151

Thousands hit San Diego streets for Bike to Work Day

San Diegans roll out for 'National Bike to Work Day'

'Bike to Work' day

Real estate pros discuss San Diego's future

Construction Agenda: Project update on Del Mar council docket

Bike to Work Day in San Diego County

Is San Elijo Avenue right place for rail trail?

Bike to Work Day spins over to May 29

Friday, May 29, 2015

More North County roads now 'sharrows'

The Cold War Is to Blame for San Diego’s Bad Growth Projections

SANDAG offer transportation draft plan

Pierden miedo a reportar casos de abuso sexual y delitos de violencia doméstica, advierte SANDAG

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thousands to take part in Friday's Bike to Work challenge

Hillcrest may put a park near Normal Street

San Diego Gears Up for Rescheduled Bike to Work Day Friday

Bike to Work this Friday in San Diego

Plan shows SR-67 widening decades away

Se acerca el Foro Logística para la Competitividad de la Baja

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On the agenda: What's ahead for city councils, school boards

SANDAG set for Bike to Work Day

Encinitas council supports putting rail trail east of the tracks

Longtime residents will bear water conservation burden

NCTD, city of Encinitas enter cooperative agreement

Plan shows SR-67 widening decades away

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Sticking Points at the Heart of San Diego’s Biggest Growth Fights

Now is the time to trench the tracks through Encinitas

Bike to Work Day Reminder

Census Bureau: Housing Lags San Diego’s Growing Population

SANDAG opens public comments on new regional plan, announces hearings, seeks locations in East County

Bike Corral Opens at Living Room Coffeehouse in College Area

Friday, May 22, 2015

Environmentalists Push For Alternatives To Adding Lanes To Route 94

Morning Report: A Faulty Forecast

SANDAG Isn’t Good at Predicting Population Growth

Reported Rapes Up 14 Percent in San Diego: SANDAG Report

SANDAG Isn't Good at Predicting Population Growth

Letter to the editor: Now is the time to trench railroad tracks through Encinitas

Crossing Borders

Roundtable To Host RADM Garry Bonelli USN (Ret) May 22

Buscarán disminuir la contaminación en Río

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Climate action requested

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The hard line on freeway expansion

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Employment contract approved for new Solana Beach city manager

Brinde su opinión sobre el plan para el futuro de nuestra región

Monday, May 18, 2015

Lilac Hills Project: ‘Leapfrog’ Development Or Smart Growth?

More bikeways or more highways?

Fast-track transit expansion plan could bode well for San Diego

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Man arrested in connection with May 8 burglaries

WTS Names Award Winners

California greenhouse gas mandates keep coming

Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection Knows Exactly Who's In Your Car

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bike to Work Day' postponed

Bike To Work Day: Promoting Cycling As Viable San Diego Transportation Option

Bike to Work Day rescheduled due to expected rain

Bike to Work Day postponed due to rain

Bike to Work Day postponed to May 29 due to rain

Bike to Work Day postponed to May 29 due to rain

Oceanside gets preview of SANDAG transportation plan

Storm postpones SANDAG's 'Bike to Work Day'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bike to Work Day postponed to May 29

SANDAG’s Transportation Plan Could Hinder San Diego’s Climate Goals

Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day postponed due to rain

Bike to work for fresh air, exercise, and stress-free parking

SANDAG opens five miles of new double track on LOSSAN Corridor

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Thousands of cyclists will celebrate Bike to Work Day as they try to log 25,000 miles

May 15 Is Bike-To-Work Day

Help Move San Diego Forward – Now is Your Chance to Weigh in on SANDAG’s Regional Plan

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

From the dais: Meeting results from councils, school boards

SANDAG opens five miles of new double track on LOSSAN Corridor

WTS International Announces 2015 Transportation Award Winners

Monday, May 11, 2015

Encinitas rail crossing gets $2.2M grant

Coastal rail double-tracking effort two-thirds complete

Friday, May 8, 2015

SANDAG’s 35-year plan anticipates density, population growth and transit needs in San Diego

Thursday, May 7, 2015

SANDAG launches grant program for students' active transportation

New Houses Won’t Drain Our Water Supply

Executive Order B-30-15 And CEQA GHG Analysis: Evolving Uncertainty At The Intersection Of Law, Policy And Science

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

New Houses Won’t Drain Our Water Supply

SANDAG launches grant program for students' active transportation

Bicycle Rodeo This Sunday

Monday, May 4, 2015

North County cities eye sea level studies

California Greenhouse Gas Mandates Keep Coming— Governor Orders 40 Percent Reductions Below 1990 Levels by 2030

California greenhouse gas mandates keep coming

Will Brown’s 40% Executive Order Squeeze Regions Via SB 375?

Friday, May 1, 2015

San Diego Bicycle Coalition Rides Into Bike Month

San Diego County Leaders Kick Off Bike Month

Thursday, April 30, 2015

SANDAG offer transportation draft plan

Mixed reviews on Caltrans meeting

Public asked to comment on regional transportation plan

Authorities say regional crime rates dropped to 35-year lows

SANDAG report: VC crime dropped from 2010 to 2014

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Caltrans freeway projects meeting draws large crowd

SANDAG opens public comments on new regional plan, announces hearings, seeks locations in East County

May is Bike Month. GO by BIKE!

New Traffic-Enforcement Tech Peers Into Your Car and Counts Passengers

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Transit System Gets Perfect Score in Federal Review

NCTD advises of complete rail closure this weekend, May 2-3

Violent crime hits 35-year-low

San Diego reveals long-term rail vision

SANDAG releases 35-year regional plan

Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection Knows Exactly Who's in Your Car

New Tech to Watch: Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection

CAGTC elects Szabo, four others to board; names new executive director

Monday, April 27, 2015

SANDAG Releases 35-Year Growth Plan For San Diego County

SANDAG predicts 82 percent multifamily units by 2050

SANDAG development plan: $200B over next 35 years

SANDAG's 35-year regional plan up for public review

Regional Plan Prepares for 1 Million More People by 2050

San Diego crime rate falls to lowest in 35 years

Friday, April 24, 2015


Thursday, April 23, 2015

County's crime hit 35-year-low in 2014

Proposed rail trail needs work in Encinitas, neighbors say

San Diego County’s Violent Crime Rate Falls To Lowest Figure In 35 Years

Violent and Property Crime Rate in San Diego County Reach 35-Year Low, Homicide Rates Up

San Diego's crime rate falls to its lowest in 35 years

Safe county? San Diego violent crime rate hits 35-year low


San Diego's crime rate falls to its lowest in 35 years

Crime Rate Falls to 35-Year Low in San Diego Region

Let's talk about the Coastal Rail Trail

Encinitas residents divided over location of rail trail route

San Diego crime rate falls to lowest in 35 years

San Diego County's crime hit 35-year-low in 2014

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Safe county? San Diego violent crime rate hits 35-year low

Crime Rate Falls to 35-Year Low in San Diego Region

Coronado Bicycle Rodeo And Festival

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

HNTB recognized with Outstanding Performance Award for Calmentor Mentor-Protégé Program in San Diego

Let's talk about the Coastal Rail Trail

Monday, April 20, 2015

San Diego County Postpones Vote On Growth Policy

New cameras could catch carpool lane violators

Carlsbad seeks to further reduce energy use


Friday, April 17, 2015

New camera may catch carpool violators

Coastal Rail Trail focus of upcoming Encinitas meeting

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Rincon tribe gives $9.5 million for roads

Bayshore Bikeway Curb Removed

San Diegans Fight Rail Through Downtown Park

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

On the agenda: What's ahead for city councils, school boards

GO by BIKE gets San Diego moving

Monday, April 13, 2015

Boom or Doom? Huge projects loom

Bikeway Village And Palm Avenue Mixed Use Projects Topics At IB City Council Meeting

Friday, April 10, 2015

The green people are back

Thursday, April 9, 2015

New camera spies carpool cheaters on Interstate 15

SANDAG, Caltrans preserve 50.5 acres of coastal habitat

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

More land added to Batiquitos reserve

Batiquitos Lagoon Land To Be Preserved As Mitigation For Freeway Widening

6 Months In, San Diego’s New Rapid Bus Line Boosts Ridership But Not Speed

Acres of Coastal Habitat Near Batiquitos Lagoon To Be Preserved


Land around Batiquitos Lagoon to be preserved

Land around Batiquitos Lagoon to be preserved

SANDAG Adds 50 Acres to Batiquitos Lagoon for Preservation

SANDAG buys 50 acres in Batiquitos Lagoon

Let's talk about SANDAG's open-space purchase

SANDAG announces Batiquitos Lagoon open space purchase

50.5 acres of coastal habitat acquired for open space

SANDAG to present bike plan for North Park neighborhood

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Bikeway Village gets final go-ahead

Relax, Mission Valley Can Handle All That Development

Bonkers for bikeways

Cases pending before the California Supreme Court on climate change may foreshadow federal law challenges

Monday, April 6, 2015

North County branding plan to be unveiled

Friday, April 3, 2015

Less arrests, fewer inmates under Prop 47

SANDAG Study Examines Local Effects of Proposition 47

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

How they voted: Results from council, school board meetings

A crisis in the making: SD housing supply

Monday, March 30, 2015

Merchants fret bike plan will take parking

Bike lane plan threatens prime Hillcrest parking

Everything is Just Two Wheels Away

Encinitas City Council discusses $41M in capital improvements

Passionate Pleas for Safer San Diego Streets Fall on Deaf Ears at Uptown Planners Meeting

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Debate Stirs Over Proposed Hillcrest Bike Lanes

Passionate Pleas for Safer San Diego Streets fall on Deaf Ears at Uptown Planners Meeting

Uptown Residents Battle Over Bike Lanes

Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Uptown Residents Battle Over Bike Lanes

Uptown bike path plan divides more than streets

San Diego County Bike Coalition backs Uptown Bike Corridor project

The Uptown Battle for Safer Bike Routes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Meeting schedules: What's ahead for local government

From the dais: Results from city council, school board meetings

Pedestrian-unfriendly in Hillcrest?

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sacramento Report: The Chamber’s Capitol Wish List

SANDAG's bike plan: Two public meetings, a petition and vandalism

SANDAG plans to expand Regional Bike Network

In Case You're Confused by the Two San Diego Climate Lawsuits

Friday, March 20, 2015

Environmental Impact Report for Buena Vista Lagoon coming soon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Del Mar applies for $155,000 in SANDAG transportation funding

Is California Really Going to Mandate an 80% Reduction in Greenhouse Gases Below 1990 Levels by 2050?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

How they voted: City council, school board results

Downtown San Diego Construction Fueling ‘Urban Renaissance’

SANDAG launches effort to get SD County residents to bicycle more

Could California Supreme Court Review Of San Diego’s Transportation Plan Soon Be Moot?

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

SANDAG launches effort to get SD County residents to bicycle more petition to SANDAG: “Keep University Ave. open”

Monday, March 16, 2015

Case could set climate change precedent

Ruling on SANDAG Transportation Plan to Get State Supreme Court Review

Ruling on SANDAG Transportation Plan to Get State Supreme Court Review

Ruling on SANDAG Transportation Plan to Get State Supreme Court Review

Daily Business Report-March 13, 2015  (California Supreme Court to Review SANDAG’s Transportation Plan)

State Supreme Court accepts Sandag regional transportation plan case on narrow climate change issue

California Supreme Court Grants SANDAG Request for Review

Group call for bridge toll reinstatement, hopes to reduce traffic

CA Land Use & Development Law Report: California Supreme Court Grants Review of Decision Invalidating SANDAG Regional Transportation Plan*

Supreme Court Will Review CEQA Decision Invalidating SANDAG’s 2050 RTP

California Supreme Court Grants Review of Decision Invalidating SANDAG Regional Transportation Plan

CEQA Alert UPDATE: Petitions for Review Filed in Greenhouse Gas and ICCTA Preemption Cases

Calif. Supreme Court takes up 'historic' environmental docket

San Diego's Trolley is just the beginning of an extensive countywide rail network

United States: California Supreme Court Will Hear Suit On SANDAG’s Transportation Plan

Friday, March 13, 2015

California Supreme Court To Review SANDAG’s Transportation Plan

State high court to review SANDAG lawsuit

State Supreme Court to review SANDAG transportation plan

There is a will for the Bayshore Bikeway. Two areas of concern on the 24-mile path will be worked out

SANDAG Case Accepted by California Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Busy week ahead for school boards, city councils

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

NBC 7 interviewed Dr. Cynthia Burke, Director of Criminal Justice Research at SANDAG, on March 10 about a new report on chronic juvenile offenders.
Video not available online

KOGO interviewed Dr. Cynthia Burke, Director of Criminal Justice Research at SANDAG, on March 10 about a new report on chronic juvenile offenders.
Audio not available online

Monday, March 9, 2015

Planned roadway upgrades could get funding boost

Path invites visitors to uncover hidden treasure along the Silver Strand

Friday, March 6, 2015

Rail trail might take detour in Encinitas

Highway 101 being eyed for first segment of Encinitas rail trail

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fix the cracks, leave the potholes. Road repair dilemma in Chula Vista

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Vista reviews rule revisions for upgrading downtown

$95 million approved to repair historic Georgia Street bridge

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 petition to SANDAG calls for keeping University Avenue open

Informational meeting on SR76 project March 3

Monday, March 2, 2015

Solana Beach applies for $2M in SANDAG grants

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Genesee Avenue overpass at I-5 to get makeover

Local agencies to modernize second-busiest intercity passenger rail corridor in US

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What's ahead for city councils, school boards

Monday, February 23, 2015

Sacramento Report: A Guide to the 2016 Megaballot

HBA presents development options for 'Pride Plaza'

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chamber Members Support Infrastructure Tax

Carlsbad Boulevard Realignment Program Forges ahead

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Study: Incarceration not behind crime drop

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Early data shows North County crime drop

Early plans to raise transportation funds

Fix the flooding, fix the roads

Contract OK’d for street, sidewalk upgrades on Jimmy Durante

Friday, February 13, 2015

SANDAG report cites felony arrest increase

Report: DUI Arrests Down But Felony Arrests Up

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Smart Growth America Rates L.A. Metro Complete Streets Policy in Top Ten

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

San Diego sees spike in felony arrest rate

San Diego adult felony arrests up 8 percent, DUI arrests down 31 percent

Monday, February 9, 2015

Bar servers can aid in reducing drunken driving

Friday, February 6, 2015

Wanna Fix San Diego’s Housing Crisis? Start Here

2 Caltrans projects expected to change University City

Transportation budget would extend trolley from Old Town to University City

Trolley extension funding, I-5 improvements lead transit projects

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Caltrans hears from public on I-5/ SR 78 interchange

New bicycle master plan rides into Vista

New Trolley’s to Serve San Diego’s Blue Line

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Obama Budget Has $150 Million For Mid-Coast Trolley Line

SANDAG weighs sales-tax increase on 2016 ballot

Greatest Hits of 2014 Land Use Law, Pt. 1: CEQA

Monday, February 2, 2015

No trolley in my backyard

Highlights from the City Manager's Weekly Update: Crime Alert -- String of Car Burglaries

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

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