SANDAG coordinates freight/intermodal planning efforts and border area freight planning, and is developing a plan for intermodal connections for the San Diego region.
Current Freight Systems Projects
Analyzes different strategies for accommodating and managing trucks on the region’s freeways.
Provides a forecast of regional freight traffic in San Diego and Imperial Counties through 2050.
This innovative project will improve the efficient movement of people, goods, and services between the United States and Mexico.
Includes improvements at Bay Marina Drive at I-5, Civic Center Drive at Harbor Drive and I-5, and 10th Avenue at Harbor Drive.
Improvements include double tracking, curve realignments, and the addition of crossovers to increase capacity and enhance reliability.
The completion of SR 905 will provide a critical connection to the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.
Considers the importance of freight and goods movement to the region’s economic prosperity and seeks to balance regional and national freight priorities.
Past Freight Systems Projects
Provided expanded freight operations through the construction of improved San Ysidro Yard capacity, trackage, and train control safety improvements.
In March 2010 SANDAG published the Comprehensive Freight Gateway Study. The Gateway Study provides a forecast of regional freight traffic in San Diego and Imperial Counties through 2050.
The 2050 Goods Movement Strategy (GMS) serves as the freight component of the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan. The GMS considers the growing importance of freight and goods movement to the region’s economic prosperity, and it seeks to balance regional and national freight priorities.