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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 22, 2018

These Cities Are Eager to Erase Emails (second story)

SANDAG Rail Projects Awarded $18.9 Million from the California Transportation Commission (seventh story)

Luis Videgaray inicia gira de trabajo en San Diego, California

Luis Videgaray realiza gira por San Diego, California

Videgaray se reunirá con empresarios de San Diego

Videgaray inicia gira de trabajo en San Diego, California

Realiza El Canciller Videgaray Gira De Trabajo En San Diego, California

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Chula Vista plans to revamp F Street

Solana Beach opens the door for affordable housing at city hall

Keep Civic San Diego Alive — for the Benefit of the Whole City

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

I-15 Express Lanes to Close Intermittently for New Signage

Freeway Call Boxes Removed From San Diego Roadways

California Call Boxes Disappearing

Nos urge una nueva garita

프리웨이 콜박스 'Bye'…이용자 급감 철거키로

Monday, March 19, 2018

Editorial | San Diego area leaders have new housing obligations. They need to honor them.

Freeway Call Boxes Going the Way of Pay Phones — Extinct

Freeway call boxes going the way of landline telephones

City Council: Major Changes Proposed for Community Grants

Friday, March 16, 2018

Commentary | Dockless bikes can immediately fill gaps in transit options all over San Diego

Confusion Over Rates, Use of I-15 Express Lanes Prompts Changes

Interstate 15 Express Lanes signs to be replaced at a cost of $1.5 million

San Diego Needs a Lot More Housing Than Planned

Thursday, March 15, 2018

On the Road in Oaxaca

Kapsch to upgrade toll systems for two San Diego highways

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Higher Costs, Delays Threaten Downtown San Diego Bike Network

Lorena to Lindbergh: You’re next!

$3 million in ‘urgent repairs’ needed along rail line on Del Mar bluffs

Tenth anniversary for NCTD Sprinter

Kapsch to Upgrade, Operate, and Maintain the Toll System for two San Diego Regional Highways

Kapsch to Upgrade, Operate, and Maintain the Toll System for two San Diego Regional Highways

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Civic San Diego, SANDAG And Now, The Airport Authority: Gonzalez Fletcher Has A New Bill

SANDAG seeks public members for Audit Committee

San Diego Needs to Build Way More Housing — and Local Leaders Are Freaked

Morning Report: Local Politicians Hiss at State's Housing Demand

Highway MTS Bus Stops, Transit Lanes in Use in Mid-City

Customs and Border Protection details reasons for San Diego border wall testing

Monday, March 12, 2018

How they voted, March 11

SANDAG Sees Little Interest in Audit Committee Openings

San Diego Drifting Left (fourth story)

VOSD Podcast: San Diego Dems Ascending

JXR Constructors, Inc., a Turnkey Construction and Renovations General Contractor has Launched its Newest Residential Design and Home Renovations Division

Friday, March 9, 2018

Port could regain control of airport under Gonzalez Fletcher bill

Veteran council members compete for San Marcos mayor's seat

Rail Work to Close Encinitas Intersection This Weekend, Among Other Projects

SB I-5 closure from I-805 to La Jolla Village Drive Thursday night to Friday morning

Stretch of I-5 south to close overnight for construction

Participa Gobierno del Estado en reunión técnica de cruces fronterizos

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Civic San Diego, SANDAG and Now, the Airport Authority: Gonzalez Fletcher Has a New Bill

Morning Report: Airport Authority on the Chopping Block

Traffic Alert: Southbound I-5 Scheduled to Close for Construction Work in La Jolla Area

Southbound I-5 Closing Overnight For Construction

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Workshops upcoming for proposed senior care facility in Solana Beach

Readers Write: San Diego Legislators Lead the State on Environmental Justice

Chesnut Properties to Break Ground on 1.4 MSF Office Project

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Former Houston mayor shares strategies to help homeless in San Diego County

Your Opinions | San Diego leading the charge of driverless car technology

Encinitas Begins $12.5 Million Renovations for Bike and Foot Paths

Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Underway in Encinitas

Monday, March 5, 2018

Report: Juvenile arrest rates dropped 66 percent since 2007

San Diego’s Singing Bus Driver Auditions For America’s Got Talent

Friday, March 2, 2018

Overnight closure scheduled for Southbound I-5 near La Jolla Village Drive

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Carlsbad sees progress on goals

Buscan agilizar cruces fronterizos Tijuana-San Diego

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Green Party Secretary of State Candidate Floats Unicameral Legislature Idea

La Jolla News Nuggets

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Mayor Bill Wells on the race for 50th Congressional District

Monday, February 26, 2018

SANDAG property deals include $11 million for 410 parking spots

Overcoming barriers to hiring, even in a strong job market

San Diego Celebrates New Freeway-Level Transit Stations

Community Celebrates Region’s First Freeway-Level Transit Stations (eighth story)

Friday, February 23, 2018

Plan for Grand Avenue progresses

Safety efforts expanded for Bike to Work Day

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Candidate Jim Desmond wants more housing, more attention to infrastructure

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

SANDAG wants another month to review Buena Vista Lagoon project

Should Hillcrest Have More Parking Spots or Safer Bicycle Lanes?

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells announces run for Congress

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells Announces Candidacy for Congress Against Incumbant Duncan Hunter

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How they voted, Feb. 18

Latest In Effort to Build Bikeway Around San Diego Bay Opens in National City

Latest Section of Bayshore Bikeway Opens in National City

Mayor Ron Morrison talks Bayshore Bikeway extension in National City

Move I-15 Through Temecula Valley Regional Task force holds first official meeting

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Why not City Heights?

CityWeek: New police chief, new gun laws and no new bike lanes

Poinsettia Station to get rail improvements

La Jolla Planners hear update on trail bridge, bike lanes, sidewalk install

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Gift Creates Opportunities for Future San Diego Leaders

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Report finds San Diego's progress on climate plan transportation goals illusory

Monday, February 12, 2018

How they voted, Feb. 11

On the agenda, Feb. 11

CTC awards $96 million to 11 California rail projects

Friday, February 9, 2018

Coronado Transportation Plan Proposes Roundabouts for Safer Cycling

Thursday, February 8, 2018

City breaks ground for new Rose Creek Bikeway

SANDAG Budget Has More Delays For Priority Bike Projects

SANDAG opens new rail bridge over San Diego River

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

New rail bridge opens over San Diego River in California, US

Pot Legalization Brings 'The Resistance' to San Diego's Top Law Enforcement Races

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

New train bridge over San Diego River part of billion-dollar effort to improve coastal rail service

New railroad bridge over San Diego River opens

New bridge over San Diego River opens for trains

SANDAG opens new San Diego River rail bridge

Monday, February 5, 2018

Residents unhappy about Carlsbad airport improvement plans

On the agenda, Feb. 4

Your Opinions | San Diego's commuting options: It's complicated

First train crosses new San Diego River bridge

First bridge in San Diego River Double Track project opens

Work Begins on Bicycle Lanes at Encintias Blvd. and Santa Fe Dr.

How we travel is changing – and San Diego among others is in the driver's seat

Friday, February 2, 2018

Column | San Diego's transportation woes mount. Don't count on Trump to help

Residents weigh in on SANDAG

Group pushes back on lagoon plan

Overnight construction keeping people up in University City

Thursday, February 1, 2018

As car ownership increases among the poor, transit ridership falls

Kick it in gear, San Diego

Kellogg Park ‘Map’ to be replaced by year’s end in La Jolla Shores

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

San Diego's infrastructure: How much will the Trump plan deliver locally?

Sandag causes my property to flood

Santee priorities in mayor’s State of the City address

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

… But New Bike Paths Have to Wait (sixth story)

Progress Report Shows SANDAG Projects Ahead of Schedule

The Border Economy Works in Spite of Trump

Monday, January 29, 2018

SANDAG slow out the gate on $200 million bike lane network

SANDAG faces nearly $20 billion shortfall for transportation projects

San Diego's infrastructure funding gap grows by $310M

Buena Vista Lagoon’s Future Still Unclear

Construction to Begin on Encinitas Blvd. and Santa Fe Dr.

Capital Improvement Projects Top Santee’s Priorities

Tijuana y San Diego apuestan por movilidad

Friday, January 26, 2018

Bike path extension started at Rose Creek

Meeting on whether to open Buena Vista Lagoon to sea rescheduled after agency deluged with feedback

Make way for Mid-Coast Trolley Line down Genesee Ave. in La Jolla

Construction Underway for Rose Creek Bikeway

SANDAG Busca Nuevo Director Ejecutivo

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Rose Creek Bikeway breaks ground as part of $200 million campaign

County's only freshwater lagoon may be opened to sea

Groundbreaking ceremony set for Rose Creek Bikeway

“Safeguard Our San Diego Countryside” Initiative Launched to Control Development

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SANDAG Community Engagement Meeting Moves to East County For Public Input Tonight in Santee

Monday, January 22, 2018

State education board denies Alpine's bid for a high school

Morning Report: Big Change at MTS

Fanita Ranch Developers Revamp Design to Build More Houses and Open Space

Experts offer forecast on local economy for 2018 and beyond

Friday, January 19, 2018

Is still expanding local economy headed for a slowdown?

Kearny Mesa: The next Little Italy?

Sign of the Times: Progressive Gomez Takes Over at Stodgy MTS

Crews Break Ground In New Phase Of San Diego Trolley Expansion Project

Viaduct Work Begins on 11-Mile Trolley Route to University City

Mid-Coast trolley begins construction on new phase in University City

New phase of construction begins for Mid-Coast Trolley

Crews begin work on elevated railway for Blue Line trolley extension

Next phase in massive San Diego trolley expansion project begins in University City

Women's March 2018: How to get downtown

Comienza la siguiente fase de la expansión del tranvía en el centro

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Crews Begin Next Phase of Trolley Expansion to San Diego's '2nd Downtown'

Mid-Coast trolley begins construction on new phase in University City

SANDAG’s Public Search for Its New Leader (fifth story)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

SANDAG To Hold Public Forums To Find New Executive Director

SANDAG seeks public input on next executive director

SANDAG seeks public input in search for new executive director

SANDAG Holds Public Forums To Find New Executive Director

American Council of Engineering Companies of California Hands Out Awards

Major Changes Made to Shuttle Routes in Response to Construction

Hotel union compensates Briggs, GOP lobbyist

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Will century-old Impossible Railroad finally thrive, delivering billions in economic activity?

Carlsbad presents Tamarack plans to residents

Coronado Seniors Out & About Program

Friday, January 12, 2018

County delivers update on Alpine community

Thursday, January 11, 2018

$61 Million Spent On SANDAG’s Bike Program; Only 4 Miles Completed


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Housing boom reshaping Santee

Revitalization of Casa de Oro: Valle de Oro Planning Group Approves Proposal

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Build NCC – Preserving and Enhancing the Coastal Environment

SD Small Business Owner Sues SANDAG for Flooding

Monday, January 8, 2018

SANDAG Seeks Independent Members for Audit Committee in Wake of Scandal

MTS Getting New Leadership

Friday, January 5, 2018

Del Mar councilman to chair SANDAG board

Housing tops 2017 stories

Effort underway to repeal gas tax increase

Flipping Back Through 2017 — Point Loma stadium lights, airplane noise and homeless among issues covered in Peninsula Beacon

Civil Engineering Vet Brett Jones Named Parsons Business Devt VP

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Pedestrian projects receive lukewarm council reception

Annual jackpot will go to mayor Kevin Faulconer

La Jolla News Nuggets

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Editorial | 18 things to watch in San Diego in 2018

SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects

Studies show roundabouts promote traffic safety

Looking Back At 2017 - Looking Forward To 2018

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