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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, May, 26 2017

SANDAG is Ailing; Assembly Bill 805 Could Be the Cure

Thursday, May, 25 2017

Woman claims train crossing in Carlsbad is deadly, wants safety upgrades

Higginson: The value of community sports

Wednesday, May, 24 2017

Morning Report: Big-City Mayor Has Little Pull With SANDAG

This Mayor Boosts Housing, Highway and Transit Projects But Still Takes a Backseat at SANDAG

Monday, May, 24 2017

CA: NCTD Approves Route Changes, Proposes Fare Hikes

VOSD Podcast: The Case for Bro-ing Out at SANDAG

NCTD approves route changes, proposes fare hikes

Friday, May, 19 2017

San Diegans Celebrate ‘Bike To Work Day’

Which San Diego Organizations Will Receive a Golden Fleece Award?

Thousands Particpate in Bike to Work Day

Many San Diegans participated in Bike to Work Day

Bike Month puts cyclists in the spotlight

Taxpayers' 2017 'Fleece Award' Nominees: SANDAG; School District; MTS; Supes

CA: Small Cities Oppose Bill that Would Strip Them of Power on SANDAG

Thursday, May, 18 2017

Small cities oppose bill that would strip them of power on SANDAG

SANDAG Expects Thousands To Take Part In ‘Bike To Work Day’

Thousands Particpate in Bike to Work Day

Bike Month puts cyclists in the spotlight

Thousands bike to work across San Diego County

Thousands to ride on Bike to Work Day in San Diego

Wednesday, May, 17 2017

Proof is in the Pedal: Annual Bike Day Really Does Make A Difference

North County drivers to ride on a safer Highway 76

Plenty brewing in Point Loma for bicyclists in May

Tuesday, May, 16 2017

Route 76 now four lanes between Interstates 5 & 15

Modernization of Route 76 celebrated

Finished: Route 76 Project Linking Interstates 5, 15

State Route 76 East Project Unveiled in Caltrans Grand Opening

Route 76 now four lanes between I-5 and I-15

Monday, May, 15 2017

Coastal Rail Trail to be built on east side of tracks in Cardiff, after all

Friday, May, 12 2017

Coastal Commission reverses city on long-debated Cardiff rail trail

Thursday, May, 11 2017

Planners mull concrete barrier for SR-67 curve

Cardiff bike path plan pits neighbor against neighbor

Encinitas hires its housing consultant

California Case May Add New Climate Obligations for Planners

Wednesday, May, 10 2017

Chula Vista's growth oversight panel issues annual report card

SoccerCity's tax bill: $8.2M to city, county

Tuesday, May, 9 2017

Coronado Seniors Out And About Program Benefits Residents 60 And Over

Monday, May, 8 2017

Jacob Dekema, who oversaw most of county's freeway construction, dead at 101

How they voted, May 7

Thursday, May, 4 2017

SANDAG needs reform. Why AB 805 is just the ticket

Make no mistake. AB 805 an 'all-out assault' on SANDAG

Morning Report: What to Do with SDG&E’s Long Contracts

County Treasurer Crows Over Record for Investment Pool: $10.5B

Wednesday, May 3 2017


Monday, May, 1 2017

Crowds in San Diego, across nation protest Trump policies at People's Climate March

State Legislation Targets SANDAG for Reforms

Friday, April, 28 2017

Rebel With a Cause: Masada Disenhouse and Saturday’s People’s Climate March San Diego

Good news on crime-fighting scene

People's Climate March in San Diego Saturday comes with demands for local politicians

Thursday, April, 27 2017

SANDAG Bill Would Set Up a Classic Case of Taxation Without Representation

Morning Report: Top Cop Points Finger at Media Once More

Regional crime rate dips 4 percent to 2nd-lowest level since 1980

Wednesday, April, 26 2017

San Diego crime rate report released by SANDAG

33% Increase in Anti-Semitic Incidents Reported in San Diego County

San Diego’s 2016 Violent And Property Crime Rates Remain Low

SANDAG Lacks Focus, Communication: Report

Metrolink Orange County and Inland Empire Orange County weekend service will be delayed

SANDAG’s Measure A Projections Prompt Calls for Transparency

Tuesday, April, 25 2017

SANDAG: SDCTA Recommendations to Improve Clarity and Transparency for the Taxpayer

Homicide rate increases despite lower crime rates overall

Metrolink: Limited Service in San Juan, San Clemente This Weekend

San Diego crime rate report released by SANDAG

Monday, April, 24 2017

Familiar Conflicts Surround Linda Vista Trolley Development Plans

Friday, April, 21 2017

Escondido mayor boos bill to sandbag SANDAG

Familiar Conflicts Surround Linda Vista Trolley Development Plans

Yellow OFO Bikes to be Removed from Campus by Friday

Thursday, April, 20 2017

Morning Report: What the Scandal Probe Might Miss

Wednesday, April, 19 2017

SANDAG’s Investigation Might Not Investigate Several Major Issues

North County Transit Hikes Fares For Special Shuttle Service

Monday, April, 17 2017

Supervisors express opposition to proposed legislation reducing local control

Ride the trolley straight from San Ysidro to University City in one trip

Friday, April, 14 2017

Encinitas begins eco-friendly employee ‘Try Transit’ program

SANDAG Considers Hiring Enron Investigator to Probe Flawed Measure A Revenue Forecast

SANDAG to consider hiring law firm to examine faulty revenue forecast

Thursday, April, 13 2017

A vision for Poway Road

City Council opposes change in SANDAG structure

Wednesday, April, 12 2017

The public’s growing fear and loathing of government

State Of Emergency Extended; Civic Center To Get New Windows

Coronado Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Tube Project Faces Long Odds

Ride the trolley straight from San Ysidro to University City in one trip

Tuesday, April, 11 2017

Orange County-Based Law Firm Tops SANDAG Investigation List

Monday, April, 10 2017

Brown's gas-tax win shows needed sanity on roads

Small Cities Pan SANDAG Reform Bill, But Author Fights on

Sacramento Report: San Diego’s Partisan Split on State Gas Tax Hike

Friday, April, 7 2017

Imperial Beach cannot keep surfing in sewage-polluted water

Thursday, April, 6 2017

Morning Report: Mayor’s Whiff

Wednesday, April, 5 2017

SANDAG Chair Says He Would Have Done Crucial Op-Ed Differently Now

San Diego area agencies ignore Proposition 59's ‘be open’ admonition

Tuesday, April, 4 2017

Board members get paid for meetings that aren't public

Blakespear sounds optimistic note on her first-ever State of the City address as mayor

SANDAG budget has money to study bluff removal

Monday, April, 3 2017

Why aren't we spending more to expand bus, train, trolley systems in San Diego?

Every Question, Concern and Criticism from SANDAG’s Board When it Learned of Its Massive Shortfall

North County Transit Proposes Cuts To Bus Routes

Sneak Peek: SANDAG's Pedestrian Tube Over Coronado Bay

Thursday, March, 30 2017

San Diego’s Rapid Bus System Doesn’t Meet the Standards of Regular Buses in Other Cities

Want a $200M bike lane across Coronado Bridge? It might cost you $1 in tolls

Wednesday, March, 29 2017

Popular Senior Transportation Program Gets $1.8 Million SANDAG Grant

Seven Firms Competing For SANDAG Investigation Contract

Tuesday, March, 28 2017

Popular Senior Transportation Program Gets $1.8 Million SANDAG Grant

NAFTA, border crossings, border tax broached at SD Chamber Mexico City meetings

Monday, March, 27 2017

Otorgan Fondos Para Transporte

MTS Updating Bus and Trolley Schedules, Seeks Public Input

Friday, March, 24 2017

California panel OKs $50 million to double track part of LOSSAN rail route

Thursday, March, 23 2017

CTC allocates $60 million to California rail projects

Thursday, March, 23 2017

CTC allocates $60 million to California rail projects

Wednesday, March, 22 2017

Supervisors slam proposed election changes

Supervisors ‘Stand Up’ to Sacramento’s ‘Assault on Local Control’

Tuesday, March, 21 2017

Bill could lead to more tax money for local mass transit systems

Monday, March, 20 2017

Car Wars: Dude, where's my bus?

Morning Report: Fixing the System Behind San Diego’s Transportation System

State Awards San Diego $63M to Fund Transportation Projects

Friday, March, 17 2017

This Change Could Rein in Costs on the Wildly Expensive Mid-Coast Trolley Project

SANDAG Calls for Independent Review of Flawed Measure A Revenue Forecast

Gonzalez Bill Would Reform SANDAG – and Make San Diego’s Mayor Way More Powerful

Oceanside, Losing Ground On Affordable Housing, Touts New Units

Wednesday, March, 15 2017

SANDAG Launches Program to Promote Walking, Riding Bikes to School

Tuesday, March, 14 2017

Outside probe of SANDAG’s bad math should expand

New California Assembly Bill Would Reform SANDAG, Local Transit Agencies

Assemblywoman’s Bill Would Change SANDAG, Transit Agencies

Carlsbad Considering Putting Trains In Deep Trench

Monday, March, 13 2017

SANDAG to hire lawyers to investigate Measure A problems

SANDAG To Hire Law Firm To Investigate Flawed Revenue Forecasts

SANDAG Proposes Law Firms to Investigate Faulty Tax Projections

Friday, March, 10 2017

SANDAG Surveys Traffic Behaviors

Thursday, March, 9 2017

The SANDAG Investigation Needs to Be Truly Independent

Tuesday, March, 7 2017

What is This Huge Wooden Structure in Solana Beach?

Monday, March, 6 2017

Car Wars: San Diego's efforts to cut greenhouse gases would make small but measurable difference

SANDAG Afronta Retos Fronterizos

SANDAG Sat for a Year on News That Transnet’s Price Tag Rose by $8 Billion

Friday, March, 3 2017

How will $1-Trillion infrastructure bill impact San Diego?

From the Del Mar Mayor: Crime in Del Mar

Thursday, March, 2 2017

Wooden structure not permanent

Carlsbad sees benefits from trenching train tracks through village

North County Report: How Your SANDAG Reps Handled the Forecasting Scandal

Wednesday, March, 1 2017

Lack Of Stable Funding May Cause Slowdown In San Diego Roadwork

Monday, February, 27 2017

Car Wars: Trolley to airport probably not coming anytime soon

Morning Report: Investigation Approved for SANDAG

SANDAG To Launch Outside Probe Into Tax Measure Flaws

SANDAG board members call for probe into a Measure A figures

SANDAG OKs Independent Probe of Faulty Tax Revenue Projections

SANDAG Directors Order Investigation Into Measure A’s Financial Projections

SANDAG board calls for probe of faulty sales tax projections

Possible discrepancy with the economic modeling system, SANDAG to respond

Friday, February, 24 2017

SANDAG’s New Forecast Makes it Clear: Transnet, Measure A Estimates Were Way Off

Sacramento Report: State Lawmakers Eye SANDAG Reforms

Possible discrepancy with the economic modeling system, SANDAG to respond

Thursday, February, 23 2017

Carlsbad delays setting its long-term goals for now

North County Report: Issa’s No-Win Situation

Trenching tracks could cost $335M, study says

Wednesday, February, 22 2017

Turko Files: Far Worse Than Expected, It Ain't Right!

San Diego County Awarded AAA Investment Rating

SANDAG Board to Talk Faulty Revenue Projections at Friday Meeting

SANDAG Board To Consider Investigation

SANDAG Board Members Call for Investigation Into Measure A Debacle

Crews making progress on rapid transit project in South County

Tuesday, February, 21 2017

SANDAG Launches New Study Phase

A Reader’s Guide to the SANDAG Scandal

There’s a Major Flaw in SANDAG’s Explanation of Its Scandal

Thursday, February, 16 2017

SANDAG Owes the Public a Full Accounting of Who Knew What

San Diego boosts charging stations for electric vehicles

Wednesday, February, 15 2017

Bond Watchdogs Don’t Have Much Bite, Says New Report

Tuesday, February, 14 2017

Morning Report: The Missing A in IDEA

Monday, February, 13 2017

Transit center gets $24M upgrade

Rep. Scott Peters is getting comfortable in the hot seat

Carpool lanes help — but just how much is up for debate

In Response: SANDAG takes integrity seriously

Unsightly graffiti removed along bikeway wall in Chula Vista

Morning Report: Story Behind SANDAG’s ‘WTF’ E-mails

Thursday, February, 9 2017

Transportation study needs help from military families

Wednesday, February, 8 2017

Can SANDAG move past management, forecasting failures?

Did SANDAG conceal revenue debate ahead of controversial tax vote?

Roberts: I Should Have Been Told About SANDAG Errors

Did SANDAG Withhold Information Ahead Of Tax Hike Vote?

Monday, February, 6 2017

Balboa Avenue trolley-stop talk

Friday, February, 3 2017

San Diego Explained: SANDAG’s Shortfall

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Public safety staffing up; spending tops $2 billion

Monday, January, 30, 2017

Answers to frequent questions about highway commuting

How San Diego Can Chip Away at Its Housing Deficit

Friday, January, 27 2017

Proposed solutions to housing shortage emerge at brainstorming sessions

Thursday, January, 26, 2017

San Diego officials split along party lines over Trump's wall

Wednesday, January, 25 2017

Driverless cars to be tested in San Diego County

Tuesday, January, 24 2017

City working to remove tracks from bluffs sooner than planned

Get Ready for Self-Driving Cars on San Diego-Area Roads

Thursday, January, 19 2017

Report: Felony arrests down in San Diego County, Prop. 47 a factor

Del Mar seeks to move tracks from bluff more quickly than planned

Wednesday, January, 18 2017

Del Mar wants to get trains off its bluffs

Wednesday, January, 11 2017

Morning Report: In Vista, ‘Mixed-Use’ Is Not

Tuesday, January, 10 2017

Thanks to a Loophole, There’s Not Much Mix to Vista’s Mixed-Use Development

Lt. Gilmore leaving Sheriff’s Fallbrook substation

Monday, January, 9 2017

VOSD Podcast: The Hot Messes Facing the Chargers, SANDAG and Stormwater Regulations

SANDAG Can Still Deliver on TransNet Promises

San Diego’s Public Transit Growth Hits Speed Bump

Thursday, January, 5 2017

Re-Organization Day Comes For Coronado City Council

Wednesday, January, 4 2017

San Diego county's first toll road turns 10 years old, still not complete

I-805 East Palomar Street direct access ramp In Chula Vista opens to traffic

Tuesday, January, 3 2017

After sales tax hike's failure, SANDAG anticipates delays to long-term highway improvements

While You Were Out: A Very Newsy Two Weeks

Thursday, December, 29 2016

SANDAG works out deal for Pacific Beach Trolley station parking lot

Wednesday, December, 28 2016

Big construction project causing some big concerns

The Lesson of 2016: No One Wants New Housing – Anywhere

Tuesday, December, 27 2016

Study shows blacks are three-times as likely to be victims of violent crime in San Diego County

The obstacles to navigating San Diego’s housing crunch

Bailey Era Begins

What We Learned This Year

Friday, December 23, 2016

SANDAG Report Shows People Under 40 More Likely To Be Crime Victims

SANDAG’s Botched Projection Might Have Been a Mistake, Not Disclosing It Is a Scandal

Morning Report: SANDAG’s Error Snowballs Into Scandal

San Diegans under 40 more likely to be crime victims and suspects, report finds

Odds of Being Crime Victim Plunge After 40, Report Finds

Council approves drama-less committee appointments

Thursday, December 22, 2016

7 Times San Diego’s Political Leaders Lost Their Voices

The 2016 Voice of the Year Is …

Gary Gallegos and Ron Roberts Set the Terms of the Transportation Debate

Nicole Capretz Reminded the City It’s Not Done Dealing With Climate

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Republicans match Democrats in San Diego council committee posts

2017 Could Bring New Bike Lane Projects To San Diego

Property Owners, SANDAG Reach Settlement Over Trolley Parking

SANDAG Makes Headway on Planned Clairemont Trolley Stop

Monday, December 19, 2016

Cole Seeks Powerful Seats Outside City Hall

Heebner, Zahn honored; new council members sworn in

Thursday, December, 15 2016

RI reveals plans for $400M interchange project

Casa de Oro group working to revitalize local community

Residents seek more SR-67 safety measures

Monday, December, 12 2016

San Diego's Bayshore Bikeway is expanding

Grants Offered for Creative Ideas to Promote Bicycling: SANDAG

Grants Offered For Local Governments, Groups That Implement Plans To Encourage Biking

Friday, December, 9 2016

Selection Of San Diego City Council President Hinges On Party Unity

Multifamily housing market looks hot for 2017

Thursday, December, 8 2016

Appointments made to National City district sales tax committee

Locals Voice Concern, Support for Pershing Bikeway Project in North Park

Wednesday, December, 7 2016

Little By Little, San Diego’s Coastal Rail Line Double Tracked

City Heights planners displeased with bikeway plans

Millennials Are Demanding Better Transit, and We Should Give it to Them

Tuesday, December, 6 2016

'Housing You Matters' aims to mediate growth debate

Monday, December, 5 2016

SANDAG Begins Work on Next Stretch of 24-Mile Bayshore Bikeway

Roundtable: Gaspar, Issa Victorious; SANDAG’s Big Loss; SDPD Traffic Stops; Downtown Homelessness

Property owners to shore up Bermuda Beach bluff

Sacramento Report: Gloria on New and Old Issues He Wants to Tackle

Caltrans kicks off North Coast Corridor projects with groundbreaking

Construction Underway on Section of Bayshore Bikeway

Friday, December, 2 2016

SANDAG and Caltrans to host open house

Thursday, December, 1 2016

New roads between border, South Bay Highways, completed

New Freeway Connectors in Otay Mesa to Ease Congestion Near Border

New freeway connectors help reduce border congestion

Otay Mesa freeway connectors finally open

Mejoraran Autopista al Norte del Condado

Wednesday, November, 30 2016

Taxes not being used for citizens’ benefit

SANDAG Nears Deal to Develop Clairemont Trolley Station Site After Threatening to Seize Property

SANDAG to Host Open House Re: North Coast Corridor Project

Construction Begins on $6B Project to Reduce Traffic in North County

Construction On I-5 North Coast Corridor Project Starts Next Month

Monday, November, 28 2016

It is about time for SANDAG to change course

Following Defeat Of Measure A, SANDAG Leadership Structure Is Questioned

Wednesday, November, 23 2016

Remodeled, High-Tech Bus Stations Go in Along Broadway

New MTS Downtown Rapid Stations Offer Improved Lighting, Security & Convenience

Tuesday, November, 22 2016

High-tech bus stations debut, expected to improve ridership in downtown San Diego

11 modern bus stops coming to downtown

$21M and 11 Bus Stops Later: Investment ‘In the Heart of Downtown’

SANDAG and MTS Complete $21 Million Bus Station Project

Monday, November, 21 2016

Measure A lost. Here's what SANDAG supporters want us to do now

Measure A lost. Here's what SANDAG opponents want us to do now

Friday, November, 18 2016

Meth Use At 16-Year High Among Arrested Men: SANDAG

Thursday, November, 17 2016

Drug use found among men booked in county jails at all-time high

Drug Use Among Men Booked In County Jails Hits 16-Year High, Report Finds

Tuesday, November, 15 2016

Freeway Service Patrol offers free assistance to stranded drivers

Gilman Drive Bridge Work to Close I-5 Lanes Near UCSD Overnight

Monday, November, 14 2016

With Trump's election, border groups 'double down' efforts By SANDRA DIBBLE

FUNDING CA: Divisions Emerge in Wake of San Diego County Transportation Tax Defeat

Thursday, November, 10 2016

Divisions emerge in wake of transportation tax defeat

Measure A Backers Say Vote Shows Need for Transit Funding

Wednesday, November, 9 2016

County transportation measure fails to gain two-thirds threshold

SANDAG Supporting Rich People

San Diego County Voters to Decide Fate of Infrastructure Tax Proposal

Measure A: $18B tax measure to fund road repairs fails to pass

Measure A Continues To Lose Ground With Half Of Precincts Reporting

Voters Defeat Measure A Transportation Tax, Lilac Hills Development

Voters to decide on funding for infrastructure in San Diego region

Transportation Sales Tax, North County Housing on Countywide Ballot

County Officials Must Go Back to the Drawing Board on Transportation Funding

Tuesday, November, 8 2016

Measures on the ballot for local voters

Monday, November, 7 2016

Measure A: Differing views on sales tax vote

Sales tax hike for transportation projects trails in early returns

Voters to Decide Fate of Sales Tax to Fund Transportation Projects

Friday, November, 4 2016

Encinitas voters to weigh in on Measure T

Dangerous 'super meth' hitting San Diego

Under 18 and under curfew in San Diego

Thursday, November, 3 2016

City leaders campaign for passage of Measure A

Wednesday, November, 2 2016

Tres dólares para cruzar en 20 minutos

Tuesday, November, 1 2016

Another reason to say no way to SANDAG's Measure A

Oversight Group Says SANDAG’s Major Revenue Shortfall Is Not Its Problem

‘Tis the Season for Misleading Mailers

Monday, October, 31 2016

El Mid-Coast Trolley quiere atraer a más personas al transporte público

Celebration at Preuss Kicks off Mid-Coast Trolley Construction

The Transportation Justice Argument Against Measure A

San Diego People: Measure A

Friday, October 28, 2016

SANDAG and UCSD Start Construction on Mid-Coast Trolley Project

Controversia por Medida A en San Diego

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Raising the Affordable Housing Cap Is One of the Few No-Brainers on the Ballot

Measure A: How SANDAG Undermines Transit, Environmental, and Social Goals

SANDAG meets well-financed opposition

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

With Measure A, SANDAG Is Counting on San Diegans to Spend Like They’ve Never Spent Before

Uncertainties of Measure A Go Beyond the $18 Billion Total

A State of Art Affordable Housing Unit Debuts in San Diego

Monday, October 24, 2016

A vacuous vision

Compilation of TV coverage of Mid-Coast Trolley Groundbreaking

Roundup of pre-event coverage of Mid-Coast groundbreaking

SANDAG’s Last Tax Hike Is on Track to Fall Billions Short – and Measure A Could Too

The Environmental Justice Argument Against Measure A

Measure A: How SANDAG undermines transit, environmental, and social goals.

Construction Starts on Mid-Coast Trolley Extension to University City

Groundbreaking Held for Mid-Coast Trolley Line

Measure A: Transportation tax

Friday, October 21, 2016

Sacramento Report: Post-Chicano Park Crash, Hueso Goes All in on Measure A

Measure A Is The Smart, Sensible Way to Keep San Diego Moving

Voter Guide to California and San Diego Propositions in Nov. 8 Election

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Tijuana Border Plan Could Oust A Rich Food Culture And Its Cooks

$2 Billion extension of San Diego trolley Blue Line underway

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Opinion: Measure A Is a Blank Check That Won’t Solve Transportation Problems


Why Measure A is Bad on Climate and Bad for the Region

Monday, October 17, 2016

Understanding Measure A – ½ cent sales tax

Measure A: San Diego County Road Repair, Transit, Traffic Relief, Safety and Water Quality

San Diego teachers on Measure A: ‘Deeply inadequate plan'

VOSD Podcast: The Money Pouring Into Local Races

Friday, October 14, 2016

San Diego Vs. Los Angeles: A Tale Of Two Tax Measures

Thursday, October 13, 2016

BUS Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) MTS Opens $38M Bus Facility in El Cajon

No on Prop. 53: Outsiders would get voice on local projects

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Community leaders say 'Measure A' will help public safety

Meet the candidates: Encinitas City Council race - Part 3

$200,000 Grant to Fund Project Involving Tri-City Medical Center, SANDAG

Janet Long proposes forming a “regional council of governments”

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Only One of the Big Local Tax Measures on Your Ballot Is Worth Supporting

Monday, October 10, 2016

Can $2.1B trolley extension draw new riders, new thinking?

Measure A Would Be the Most Progressive Transportation Plan in the State

Friday, October 7, 2016

Skanska JV Secures Mid-Coast Trolley Extension Contract

Measure A Tax Increase Divides Conservatives, Liberals Alike

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Traffic Improvement Projects Nearing Completion

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Ron Roberts Endorses Carrie Downey for Mayor 2016

Skanska JV wins $922M San Diego Mid-Coast Trolley contract

Monday, October 3, 2016

How they Voted, Oct. 2

Mid-Coast Contractors to build Mid-Coast Trolley with $921.8 million contract

SANDAG Awards Mid-Coast Transit Contractors $921.8M Trolley Project

Mid-Coast Transit Contractors awarded $921.8 million San Diego contract

Friday, September 30, 2016

UC San Diego Receives SANDAG Diamond Award for Green Commuting Efforts

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues $1 Billion Grant to UCSD Trolley Expansion

Monday, September 26, 2016

Progressives Should Just Say NO WAY to Measure A

SANDAG Considers Eminent Domain for Vacant Lot in Bay Park

Amplían Ruta del Trolley en San Diego

Friday, September 23, 2016

Measure A: SANDAG's Half-Cent Tax Increase

Encinitas Councilman Elected Chair of San Diego Water Authority Board

Thursday, September 22, 2016

$2B Trolley Extension Underway in San Diego

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

$1 billion federal grant helps fund Mid-Coast Trolley project

Anaheim City Council Won’t Bury Streetcar Plan

Friday, September 16, 2016

Split court decision on transportation tax measure

Impacts of SB 32 on a Pending California Supreme Court Case – Cleveland National Forest Case

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Video news clips from yesterday’s Mid-Coast press conference

Mid-Coast Trolley line gets $1 billion federal grant

San Diego light rail extension receives $1bn of federal funding

DOT Announces $1B to Expand Trolley Service in San Diego

Morning Transportation US FTA to provide $1bn to expand San Diego rail service

$1 billion for San Diego’s trolley Federal funding for San Diego LRT extension

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

$1B grant looks to extend trolley service to Pacific Beach, UCSD

SANDAG gets $1B to extend trolley line to University City

Feds Commit $1 Billion for Largest Project in San Diego History

Trolley Extension Gets $1 Billion From Transportation Department

SANDAG Gets $1 Billion Federal Grant for Trolley Line to University City

SANDAG Announces $1B Federal Grant for Mid-Coast Trolley Extension to University City $1 billion for San Diego's trolley

San Diego region nets $1 billion grant for Mid-Coast Trolley extension

Federal funding for San Diego LRT extension

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SANDAG Sales Tax Measure Subject of Lawsuit

Labor and capital pick their pre-election poison

Monday, September 12, 2016

Local crime rates fall, county rates rise

Editorial: Take back Encinitas

Friday, September 9, 2016

North County Report: The ABCs of Measures A, B and T

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Prop Report: Measure A

Del Mar residents demand access to beach and bluffs

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

SANDAG Tax Measure Opponents File Lawsuit

Backers of Half-Cent Tax Hike Mislead in Ballot Statement, Suit Says

A perilous path for bicyclists

Coastal rail closure scheduled for Sept. 10-11

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

From A to Z(ero): Which road to take?

The Ultimate Guide to Local Ballot Measures

Roundtable: San Diego’s Pot Tax, Lofty Transit Goals, Preschool Costs

Friday, September 2, 2016

Vista candidates face off at first forum

Crime rates up in Lemon Grove, across San Diego Region: Report

Crime rates up in City of San Diego, Across Region: Report

From pot shops to school bonds to a builder's bonanza: Initiatives on East County ballots

Crime rate drops in Ramona, study shows

Excavations and more at the 28-unit condo and mixed use Upper Voltaire Project

Carlsbad leaders tout city’s successes, point to future goals

A plan to build 15,000 homes over the next five years

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Crime up 4 percent overall in mid-year report

Next phase for South Bay Rapid begins

SANDAG released 2016 crime report San Diego County crime rate up in first half of 2016

Crime stats increase in San Diego: SANDAG report

County crime up 4% in first half of 2016

Property crime rate in San Diego region up 4%, SANDAG reports

Mid-year report: Slight uptick in property, violent crimes

Crime rates up in Santee, across San Diego region: Report

Crime up in SD region in first half of 2016 according to new SANDAG report

Violent crimes rise 1% in San Diego County in first half of 2016

North County Report: Rail Trail Back on Track — for now

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Chamber backs sales tax hike for transportation work

Chamber of Commerce endorses SANDAG tax Chamber of Commerce endorses SANDAG tax increase measure

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SANDAG To Survey San Diego Households On Transportation Habits

Oceanside Residents May Be Selected For Regional Transportation Survey City,

City, SANDAG agree to MOU on Cardiff trail

CA: San Diego's unprecedented transportation goal

Monday, August 29, 2016

San Diego's unprecedented transportation goal

Roundtable: Officer-involved shooting; Chargers; More money, less traffic?

A sneak peek at the 35 (!) local measures appearing on San Diego ballots

VOSD Podcast: You can't fix traffic congestion

Tijuana/San Diego business organizations celebrate cross-border partnerships on the anniversary of Tijuana EDC Day in San Diego

Friday, August 26, 2016

Council moves forward with rail trail MOU

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Construction for La Jolla's Mid-Coast Trolley begins

Thursday, August 18, 2016

SANDAG’s Half-Cent Sales Tax for Transportation Added to Ballot

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

From A To N, San Diego Ballot Designations Are Assigned San Diego Built a Bridge Over Its Border Wall

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

City of Encinitas plans to keep residents informed about coastal rail corridor projects

Friday, August 12, 2016

County Approves contract for 3-D topographic mapping, surface modeling

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Sweeping border study getting overhauled

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

It’s Time to Step Up to Save Bike Share

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SANDAG scores best possible credit rating

Two Decisions out of San Diego Remind Us to Follow the Rules

Gordian Announces Job Order Contracting Merit Award Winners

San Diegans To Decide On Raising Affordable Housing Limit

Monday, July 25, 2016

Report: San Diego’s Housing Shortage A Looming ‘Economic Crisis’

Encinitas citizens, council talk Rail Trail at meeting

Voters to decide on another sales tax hike

Bikers Discuss Coastal Rail Trail Over Pints at Bike-In Happy Hour

Friday, July 22, 2016

FASTLANE Projects List Released

Thursday, July 21, 2016

More than half of Juvenile Hall kids have used marijuana as first illegal substance

SANDAG Report Measures Marijuana Use By Minors In Juvenile Hall

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Coastal Rail Trail is a flawed plan

Monday, July 18, 2016

SANDAG Proposal For Additional TransNet Tax To Be Placed On November Ballot

San Ysidro Port of Entry’s New PedWest Facility Opens (Video)

Friday, July 15, 2016

Pedestrian Crossing Now Open At San Ysidro Port of Entry

San Diego Trolley Extension Wins Key Approval

En contacto con migrantes mexicanos, pretende estar la nueva Cónsul General

San Diego’s dream trolley line extension getting closer to reality

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Constructing California connections - cutting congestion

Monday, July 11, 2016

North Coast beaches are wider thanks to 2012 effort

Trolley Line Extension To UCSD Awaits Commission’s OK

Sunday, July 10, 2016

SANDAG Puts Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase on November Ballot

Friday, July 8, 2016

Sales tax increase headed to voters

SANDAG announces road closures for Golden Triangle area

Asignan $100 Millones para el Transporte del Norte del Condado

Thursday, July 7, 2016

November’s big ballot means slow results

Border highway gets $49.3M from feds

Terminarán autopista en EEUU para conectar al nuevo cruce fronterizo Otay II

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

SANDAG board to vote on November ballot tax measure

Caltrans tweaking meters on 78

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

When it Comes to Rising Sea Levels, Coronado Is Treading Water

Monday, July 4, 2016

$100 million allocated for highway and rail improvements in North County

Friday, July 1, 2016

Updated plans for downtown L.G. in works

Region Awarded $103.7 Million to Ease Traffic Congestion on I-5

Pershing Bikeway moving forward

Morning Report: Balboa Park Overhaul Is Back, Big Time

Presentan nuevo acceso peatonal en garita fronteriza que une EE.UU. y México

Carlsbad envisioning plan for Barrio, Village

A Ballot Measure for Realistic and Clean Transportation Choices

Thursday, June 30, 2016

SANDAG plans new downtown highrise, bus depot

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Treating Meth Addiction In San Diego County

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Reconstrucción de vía ferroviaria de EUA beneficiará a Baja California

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sales tax fight to be a major campaign

Civil disobedience over potential half cent sales tax

SANDAG Tax Measure Commits to Early Priority Projects

San Diego: Addicted To Meth

Friday, June 24, 2016

Parks & Rec Doug Johnsen to retire

SANDAG talking about a proposed bridge project

Thursday, June 23, 2016

San Diego MTS earns 'perfect' state performance audit Profile of San Diego

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

La Mesa takes heat over climate plan

Imperial Beach Braces for Rising Sea Levels

Sand replacement ‘pretty successful so far’

Mayors Endorse Half-Cent Sales Tax to Build New Trolley Line

Carriles de Uso Compartido y Nueva Rampa de Acceso Directo Abrirán Pronto

 Monday, June 20, 2016

Do We Really Want The Culture Big Alcohol Is Pushing?

New Ramp, Lanes to Open on I-805

Thursday, June 16, 2016

HOV lanes opening on 805

New Golden Triangle Carpool Lanes, Ramp to Open Soon

Palomar Road construction signals sweeping change for South Bay transit

New HOV lanes set to open on I-805

New I-805 carpool lanes set to open

Carpool Lanes Opening On 805 Freeway

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

City approves emergency law to ban synthetic drug ‘spice’

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Emergency calls spike for spice

Report: Spice drug use on the rise in San Diego County

San Diego Set To Broaden Ban On ‘Spice’

Half The Juveniles Arrested In The County Last Year Used ‘Spice,’ SANDAG Reports

Use of drug ‘spice’ on the rise among juveniles and adults

Study: Adult 'spice' use continues to climb

Nearly half of those arrested last year report use of 'spice'

Monday, June 13, 2016

Transportation tax timeline emerging

Work progresses on Inland Rail Trail

SANDAG Inches Toward Earlier Funding For Public Transit

Friday, June 10, 2016


SANDAG Half Cent Sales Tax Increase Proposal Presented To The Imperial Beach City Council

Tijuana River mouth shut many times this spring

State of the Base

Railroad Companies Reach Binational Agreement

Desert rail line to be re-built between US &Mexico

Firman acuerdo para la reconstrucción de ferrocarril que cruzará la frontera

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Village & Barrio Master Plan delayed

Will November ballot measure ease traffic in La Jolla?

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Mayor Wins and the Faulconer Doctrine Gets Voter Validation

Ampliación de la autopista 5 al norte de San Diego, comenzará este verano

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Mental health calls to local authorities up 84%

Region’s Law Enforcement Barraged by Mental Health Calls

Report: Mental Health Calls Increase 84% Since 2009

Mental health related phone calls to San Diego law enforcement up 84 percent

Report: 84% increase in mental health calls to law enforcement

Friday, June 3, 2016

Five Burning Questions

MTS Aims For ‘Stored Value’ On Compass Card By November

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Grand Jury Report Criticizes San Diego County Jail Facilities

Oceanside Transit Center To Get Third Train Platform

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Upgrade ahead for transit center

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Letters extra: Accommodating cyclists

Padres and others emerge to support tax for transit, highways

Oceanside Transit Center improvements begin this summer

Friday, May 27, 2016

Sanders rallies 7,500 in National City

Mid-Coast Trolley Project to close lanes on Garnet Avenue

Encinitas Council retains rail corridor vision firm

#ShowUsYourMailers: In County’s District 3, Campaign Mailers Try To Make Quick Impression

Thursday, May 26, 2016

HNTB Expands Southern California Presence with New Inland Empire Office

Monday, May 23, 2016

Cyclists want more than bike lanes

Encinitas seeks vision for rail corridor

Eagles hate people and avoid L.A.

Who’s ready to hit the urban trail?

Record 9,500 Bikers Participated in Bike to Work Day

How and Why Regents Road Bridge Promises Were Broken

Uptown Gears Up for New Bike Lanes: Open Houses to See This Weekend

Study underway to ease parking concerns

San Diego celebra dia de la bicicleta al Trabajo

San Diegans Bike to Work

Thousands of riders hit theroad for Bike to Work Day 2016

With State Transportation Funds Strained, Counties Ask Voters for Help

Friday, May 20, 2016

Reader Rant: SDG&E Closes Section of OB Bike Path Without Public Notice Just Before “Bike to Work Day”

Bike advocate: ‘We have enormous potential’

It’s Bike to Work Day Across San Diego on Friday

Oceanside Transit Center construction to begin in June

Bike to Work Day features 101 pit stops

Let’s ride: Today is Bike to Work Day in San Diego

Bike to Work Riders can expect detours throughout San Diego

It’s Bike to Work Day

Border inspection station proposed to ease traffic crossing from Mexico into U.S.

Freight Coalition Board Member Gallegos Testifies on Importance of Border Infrastructure

Thursday, May 19, 2016

City of Carlsbad Seeking Input on Parking

Bike to Work Day Pit Stops

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Rally kicks off Friday's 'Bike to Work Day'

Amenities at Work Help Employees Bike to Work: Transportation Official

Monday, May 16, 2016

Festival touts new Hillcrest vision

Plan to restore Buena Vista Lagoon still murky

Fact Check: North County Wants Its ‘Fair Share’ of SANDAG Tax

As road dollars dwindle, gridlock seems assured

Friday, May 13, 2016

Is Affordable Housing In the City of San Diego an Oxymoron? Part 4

Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2016

SANDAG Offering Mini-Grants to Local Schools

SANDAG Offers Walking And Biking Mini-Grants To Schools

Ground Breaking Of Breakwater Center Next Month; City Receives Check For Triangle Park

No Inland-to-beaches lines this weekend

Monday, Apr. 4, 2016

Minimum wage hike would be far-reaching

Encinitas reverses course on rail trail route

Encinitas: Council votes to place Rail Trail on Coast Highway

Council reverses Cardiff Rail Trail vote

What We Learned This Week

USO Council of San Diego, Forest Fire Lookout Association given Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funds

City Council Preview for April 5

Friday, Apr. 1, 2016

The MTS Bus Yard That Has Nothing to Do With a Convadium

Encinitas: Council votes to place Rail Trail on Coast Highway

Encinitas reverses course on rail trail route

Council reverses Cardiff Rail Trail vote

Multimodal transportation in La Mesa: hot topic at La Mesa Conversations

Beach Replenishment May Have Long-Term Negative Effects On Invertebrate Populations, Coastal Ecosystems

Monday, Mar. 30, 2016

Cardiff Rail Trail Showdown set for Wednesday

Beach Replenishment Takes A Toll On Sand-Dwelling Creatures

Beach replenishment may have 'far reaching' impacts on ecosystems

Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016

All lanes of I-805 N to be closed for four nights

Monday, Mar. 28, 2016

Nueva Autopista Agilizará Tráfico en Otay Mesa

New affordable housing opens in Lincoln Park

A rose for the effort: Blazing rail trail is heavy lift

Transit Funding Emerges As Key Issue For SANDAG Tax Increase

Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2016

Tamarack beach intersection eyed for upgrades

Commentary: From a grumble to a roar

Monday, Mar. 21, 2016

New transportation plan gives $3.6B to cities

First Segment of State Route 11 is Open

State Route 11 Near U.S.-Mexico Border Opens Saturday

City's climate action plan moving forward

1st segment of SR-11 opens along border

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

New SR 11 Highway Opens Near Border

Friday, Mar. 18, 2016

Encinitas: Council to reconsider Cardiff rail trail

ABF obtains final link in providing wildlife corridor from desert to Laguna Mountains

Thursday, Mar. 17, 2016

Group supporting rail trail pauses advocacy

Blakespear withdraws support for Coastal Rail Trail

Cardiff rail trail could be moved or nixed

Local Street Improvement Program update revises funding for Cole Grade Road, Bear Valley Parkway widenings

Friday, Mar. 11, 2016

Street improvement funding update for: Gopher Canyon / E. Vista Way, Stage Coach / Reche intersection, Camino Del Rey

Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016

Workshop draws Santee residents concerned about traffic

Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2016

Oceanside approves $5M loan for railroad quiet zone

Critical KPBS Report Sparks Call for MTS to Issue New Payment Cards

Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2016

Plan would allow denser building in Cleveland National Forest

Rebuild San Diego Robs Peter (Public Safety) to Pay Paul (Infrastructure)

Daily Business Report-March 7, 2016

Monday, Mar. 7, 2016

SR-15 Commuter Bikeway Project Gets Underway

Oceanside City Council approves $5.7M for rail quiet zones

Friday, Mar. 4, 2016

Bikers can take a hike

Big-hill bikeway into Mission Valley

San Elijo I-5 bridge expansion topic of March 9 state meeting

Carmel Valley Planning Board Wants Transit Included in SANDAG Plan

Landis Bikeway Open House

Thursday, Mar. 3, 2016

Coastal rail to close this weekend as construction projects continue

Skyway gondola makes its video debut

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