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I-15 Express Lanes!
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National Telework Week
is March 5-9

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Single regional source of
GIS data now available
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Construction starts on
Encinitas ped crossing
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Compass Card available
at Albertsons
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SANDAG year in review, 2011
SANDAG and the San Diego region achieved a string of remarkable accomplishments in 2011, ranging from the opening of a major freeway segment in Santee to the purchase of a lease to operate a toll road in South Bay to the adoption of a 40-year regional transportation blueprint.

20 miles now open on the I-15 Express Lanes!
The I-15 Express Lanes are now complete and provide 20 miles of congestion-free travel from the I-15/SR 163 split in San Diego to SR 78 in Escondido. They offer access 24/7 with two lanes in each direction as well as additional entry and exit points that will help drivers get where they need to go more quickly.

National Telework Week is March 5-9
The second annual National Telework Week is March 5-9.  This effort encourages companies, agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework at least once during the first full week in March 2012.

Single regional source of GIS data now available
SanGIS and SANDAG have teamed up to provide the San Diego region with a single source of authoritative GIS data. Now you can go to either the SanGIS or the SANDAG GIS data download Web site and get exactly the same data for free.

Construction starts on Encinitas ped crossing
Getting across the railroad tracks to reach Swamis beach in Encinitas will soon be made easier and safer with the construction of a grade-separated pedestrian rail crossing off Highway 101 at Santa Fe Drive.

Compass Card available at Albertsons
Albertsons is now the exclusive grocery store outlet to buy and reload Compass Card, the region’s smart card transit pass for bus and rail services provided by the Metropolitan Transit System and the North County Transit District.

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