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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.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Levine: The public transit conundrum

29TH ANNUAL SANDAG BIKE TO WORK DAY IS THURSDAY, MAY 16!

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT: San Diego County employs new “optioning” signage to ease congestion

TRANSIT: Feds award $1 billion grant to build San Diego trolley line

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Planners report progress on SR-67 widening

Column | San Diego transportation agencies struggle to get in sync on big plans

Get out of the car

Speed Limit on Portion of I-5 to Be Reduced for Three Years During Carpool Construction

Hike to the Audubon Nature Center and Buena Vista Lagoon in Carlsbad

Trolley Extension, Highways Repairs Force Series of Overnight Road Closures

Former County Supervisor George Bailey dies at 100

North County lane closures begin tonight, continue throughout week

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Fault Lines Emerge in Push to Connect Airport to Trolley

North, south county lane closures to begin Tuesday evening

Trolley Extension, Highways Repairs Force Series of Overnight Road Closures

Work begins on Mid-Coast Trolley tunnel underpass in San Diego

Lane Closures Planned In South Bay & North County

Monday, March 11, 2019

I-5 speed limit to fall to 55 in North County on Monday

Homicides in San Diego County by the numbers: 2018

Speed limit to be reduced to 55 MPH along 8-mile stretch of Interstate 5 in North County

Rail work to impact traffic along SoCal coast through Monday

Caltrans reduces speed limit to 55 along I-5 construction zone

Temporary speed limit reduction along Interstate 5 in Encinitas, Carlsbad takes effect Monday

Speed Limit on Portion of I-5 to Be Reduced for Three Years During Carpool Construction

Ongoing Trolley Bridge Construction Leads to Weekend Closure of Nobel Drive

Temporary speed limit reduction along Interstate 5 in Encinitas, Carlsbad takes effect Monday

Speed Limit on I-5 Cut to 55 MPH in North County Construction Zone

Weekend Coastal Rail Service Suspended Again for Track Work

Politics Report: A Kinder, Gentler Airport-Transit Debate, second story

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

Normal Street Promenade project approved, can finally move forward

words HNTB adds transit experts to Santa Ana and Chicago offices

Friday, March 8, 2019

San Diego County Supervisor Jim Desmond Guest Speaker at Republican Club of Ocean Hills Luncheon- March 20

FULL CLOSURE OF NOBEL DRIVE THIS WEEKEND

words After Pearl Harbor, Would We Have Avoided Getting Into World War 2? (blog)

California Coastal Commission Meeting Thursday March 7 2019

HNTB adds transit experts to Santa Ana and Chicago offices

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Highway upgrades promised to voters headed for chopping block with SANDAG facing $10 billion shortfall

La Mesa may loosen restrictions on granny flats, rental units

Interactive map shows crimes around San Diego County

SANDAG Executive Director Discusses New Vision For Transportation

Transit Advocacy Group pushes for measure to fund transit, street repairs

Transportation Groups Explore Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase Ballot Measure

Circulate SD propose MTS ballot measure, could generate $10 billion

Morning Report:: Study Examines What an MTS Ballot Measure Could Buy, seventh story

North County Report: Activists Want to Avoid Being 'Underserved and Undercounted' in Next Census

Circulate San Diego: New Sales Tax Could Raise $10 Billion for Transit Improvements

Transit Advocacy Group pushes for measure to fund transit, street repairs

Meet the Candidates: La Jolla resident Joe LaCava enters 2020 City Council race

Transit and Rail Expert Thomas Jenkins Joins HNTB in Los Angeles

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Uptown Planners vote to give their approval for Normal Street Promenade

Normal Street Promenade Project One Step Closer to Reality

Dockless bikes and scooters in San Diego get new rules in June

Report Imagines What 2020 Tax Measure Could Bring MTS

LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS: Ready to roll? Bike to Work Day: May 16, seventh story

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Dockless bikes and scooters in San Diego get new rules in June

City Council Approves Measure Eliminating Parking Requirements for Some Housing Developments

City Council eliminates parking requirements for new homes near public transit stops

San Diego City Council Votes to Repeal Minimum Parking Requirements for New Housing

Report Shows It Will Take 1,000 Years For Some California Jurisdictions To Meet Affordable Housing Goals

CP&DR News Briefs March 5, 2019: SANDAG Transportation Plan, first story

Monday, March 4, 2019

Editorial | From SANDAG leader Hasan Ikhrata, a bold — and expensive — vision

Report: San Diego public safety cost reach $2.2 billion in 2018

Leucadia 101 project to be tweaked to resolve conflicts with railroad-related plans

Your Opinions | San Diego's streets, Election 2020 and more in Top Comments

Register Now for 29th Annual SANDAG Bike to Work Day

Weekend rail work to necessitate closures along San Diego coast

Politics Report: The Democrats’ New SANDAG Strategy, fourth story

What We Learned This Week

Full Rail Closures Oceanside to San Diego for the Next Two Weekends

Mid-Coast Trolley Construction Update

Study: California Cities Lagging on Low-Income Housing Goals

OPINION: U-T 'news' story a puff piece for SANDAG and mass transit (blog)

Friday, March 1, 2019

Column | San Diego's plans for housing, homeless, transportation run into resistance

George Bailey, East County icon, turns 100

Significant Rail Construction is Planned for North County and San Diego Next Two Weekends

SANDAG warns of overnight closure along I-5

Waze, SANDAG Partner on Carpool Option for Commuters

Southbound Lanes of I-5 at Merge to Close for Trolley Bridge Construction

Bridge work to force overnight I-5 closure through La Jolla

Bridge work to force overnight I-5 closure from I-805 to La Jolla Village

I-5 Closure: Southbound Stretch To Shut Down Over Night

SANDAG Aprueba Nueva Visión de Transporte

Aeropuerto de San Diego Rompe Récord de Pasajeros

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Commentary | Q&A with Hasan Ikhrata, SANDAG executive director

Bridge work to force overnight I-5 closure through La Jolla

Southbound Lanes of I-5 at Merge to Close for Trolley Bridge Construction

Southbound I-5 to Close Overnight in University City for Trolley Work

Study Shows California’s Housing Rules Are Exacerbating Housing Shortage as Crisis Grows

Interactive map: A week of crime in San Diego County

Wednesday. February 27, 2019

A New Day at SANDAG’ as Agency Admits it Must Cut Promised Projects–Because it LIED

More Than $2.2 Billion Spent Countywide on Public Safety in Fiscal Year 2018

First female mayor of San Marcos gives State of the City address

Route 67 widening presentation impresses regional agency

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

SANDAG BOARD UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES DEVELOPMENT OF BOLD NEW TRANSPORTATION VISION

Sandag fined for pumping dirty water into street in Morena area

Environment Report: The Vision for a San Diego Green New Deal

Let the Gravity of the SANDAG Fraud Truly Sink in

Morning Report: Don’t Let the Big SANDAG News Slip By

Your Opinions | Would San Diegans be willing to pay for better roads and mass transit?

Monday, February 25, 2019

Strapped for cash, SANDAG leadership embarks on ambitious new vision for how San Diegans get around

How they voted, Feb. 24

Stabilization, not tunnel, is first priority for vulnerable bluff-top Del Mar tracks

‘A New Day at SANDAG’ as Agency Admits it Must Cut Promised Projects

Morning Report:SANDAG Finally Admits: It Can’t Build Everything Promised in TransNet, third story

Politics Report: County District 2 Race Could Be Amazing, second story

SANDAG Delays Roadmap for ‘Truly Transformative’ Regional Transit Plan

SANDAG Will Delay Transportation Plan Update To Meet Climate Targets

SANDAG Reverses Course On Talmadge Bike Safety Project

Cardiff Living Shoreline Project faces delays, wildlife constraints

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Friday, February 22, 2019

Commentary | Q&A with Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dianne Jacob

Mayoral Candidate Cory Briggs Wants Immediate Halt to Phony YIMBY Proposals To Relax Rules on High-Density Development

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Interactive map shows crimes around San Diego County

Encinitas council clings to Leucadia streetscape overhaul

Encinitas to seek court guidance on state-mandated housing plan

Vaus running for county supervisor

Poway Mayor Steve Vaus, Escondido council member Olga Diaz to run for seats on Board of Supervisors

Will you ride? Transit group hopes to collect ridership data

Del Mar officials discuss tunnel project options, future bluff stability

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

San Diego will study possible bridge over I-5 connecting new trolley line to beaches

Poway Mayor Steve Vaus to run for seat on county Board of Supervisors

Will you ride? Transit group hopes to collect ridership data

Mega-ton girder placement over La Jolla Village Drive in San Diego

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

San Diego region way off track to meet state mandates for limiting climate pollution from driving

Video | Time lapse of a mega-ton girder placement over La Jolla Village Drive at Genesee Avenue

Escondido's Grand Avenue enhancement program gets initial funding

How they voted, Feb. 17

Bluff collapse delays train service

Pedestrian Safety Project Completed at Busy North County Intersection

Roundtable: Rethinking Transit In San Diego - Changing San Diego’s transit plan to meet climate goals, first story

Politics Report: About the High Speed Rail, second story

Friday, February 15, 2019

Commentary | How transit hub could be vital step to address housing crisis

La Jolla Village Drive reopened after construction finishes early

Pedestrian Safety Project Completed at Busy North County Intersection

Building Connections: Campus Celebrates Gilman Bridge Opening

San Diego's Blue Line Expands Via $2.1B Mid-Coast Corridor

San Diego Can’t Hit State Climate Goals Without Major Transportation Changes

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