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Compass Card poised to
change transit in San Diego

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More local juvenile arrestees test positive for drugs and alcohol
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Crime mapping Web site is a resounding success rule
Report details regional demographic and economic trends
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American Community Survey data set for release
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Public involvement program
for Regional Transportation Plan

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Meet the RideLink and
STAR 94.1 teams

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the rEgion

Compass Card poised to change transit in San Diego
Using public transit in the San Diego region will get a lot easier with the introduction of the Compass Card — an innovative, plastic “smart card” designed to streamline and expedite fare collection.

More local juvenile arrestees test positive for drugs and alcohol
The latest study by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division reveals that drug use among local juvenile arrestees is on the rise.

Crime mapping Web site is a resounding success
Since its official launch July 17, use of the San Diego County Regional Crime Mapping Application for Public Safety (MAPS) has been tremendous.

Report details regional demographic and economic trends
As a region, we’re older and more diverse; slightly better off financially, growing at a much slower pace, and struggling more than ever to meet the demand for housing.

American Community Survey data set for release
On August 15, 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the 2005 American Community Survey (ACS) data on social and demographic characteristics for all counties and places with populations of 65,000 or more.

Public involvement program for Regional Transportation Plan
An effective public involvement program is a critical component in the development of the 2007 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP).

Meet the RideLink and STAR 94.1 teams
STAR 94.1 and RideLink teams are joining forces to bring the San Diego region better ways to commute.

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