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SANDAG Installs Final Steel Structure for Mid-Coast Trolley Extension

9/8/2021 - September 8, 2021 -- Trolley Extension Remains on Budget and on Schedule to Begin Service in November SANDAG reached a new construction milestone for the Mid-Coast Extension of the UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley this morning. Crews installed the final steel structure for the proj... Full Story...

SANDAG to Begin Next Phase of Del Mar Bluffs Emergency Repairs

9/3/2021 - September 3, 2021 -- Bluff Stabilization Work and Future Rail Improvements are Critical to 2021 Regional Plan This month, SANDAG construction crews reached another major milestone in repairing the Del Mar Bluffs, part of a multi-phased project to ensure the integrity and safety o... Full Story...

First Community Members Ride New Trolley Extension Along Morena Boulevard on Saturday

8/30/2021 - August 28, 2021 -- SANDAG Built the Mid-Coast Trolley Extension and Hosted a Community Event with MTS, the Trolley Operator On Saturday, hundreds of people attended SANDAG’s Mid-Coast on Morena Community Appreciation Festival as some of the first to ride the southern portion of ... Full Story...

SANDAG Seeks Public Input on Environmental Impact Report for Regional Transportation Plan

8/27/2021 - August 27, 2021 -- The 2021 Regional Plan is the Blueprint for a Faster, Fairer, and Cleaner Future On Friday, SANDAG officially released an environmental impact report of the draft 2021 Regional Plan for public comment.  The draft Environmental Impact Report, known as ... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds Drug Use at a 21-Year High Among Male Adult Arrestees in 2020

8/19/2021 - August 19, 2021 -- Meth Remains Drug of Choice for Both Men and Women Arrested in the San Diego Region Drug use was at a 21-year high for adult males arrested and booked into local detention facilities in 2020, according to a new SANDAG report, Full Story...

SANDAG and MTS Unveil VA Medical Center Trolley Station

6/23/2021 - June 23, 2021 -- Future UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley Station Design Pays Special Tribute to Veterans and Military On Wednesday, SANDAG and MTS celebrated the unveiling of the future VA Medical Center Trolley Station, one of nine new stations that make up the Mid-Coast extensio... Full Story...

SANDAG Invites Public to Learn More About Future of Transportation

6/9/2021 - June 9, 2021 -- The Draft 2021 Regional Plan to be Discussed at a Series of Public Meetings SANDAG will host a series of virtual open houses in June for residents to learn more about the draft 2021 Regional Plan, the blueprint for land use and transportation planning in the San D... Full Story...

SANDAG and Caltrans to Seek Public Input on Central Mobility Hub Transportation Solutions

6/4/2021 - June 4, 2021 -- Virtual Meeting Will Present Proposed Transportation Improvements Near Airport  SANDAG and Caltrans invite members of the public, local businesses, and community-based organizations to discuss transportation solutions near San Diego International Airpor... Full Story...

SANDAG and Caltrans Seek Public Input on Transportation Improvements in South County

6/3/2021 - June 3, 2021 -- South Bay to Sorrento Project Study to Analyze Travel Along I-5 and I-805   SANDAG and Caltrans District 11 are seeking public input to inform the development of a

5/14/2021 - Statement from SANDAG Chair and Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear: The Governor’s May Revise includes an unprecedented investment in critical infrastructure throughout California. The priorities outlined in his proposal are directly in line with the work we are doing a... Full Story...

SANDAG to Begin Next Phase of Del Mar Bluffs Emergency Repairs

5/14/2021 - May 14, 2021 -- Beachgoers Advised to Use Caution Near Stabilization Construction Next week, SANDAG will begin the next phase of emergency repairs on the Del Mar Bluffs following a bluff collapse in late February 2021. During this phase of construction, crews will clear vegetatio... Full Story...

SANDAG Website Offline Saturday Morning, May 15

5/13/2021 - The SANDAG website, sandag.org, will be offline on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from approximately 7 a.m. to noon. We apologize for the inconvenience.... Full Story...

SANDAG Bike Anywhere Week is May 16-22

5/13/2021 - May 13, 2021 -- Self-Guided and Virtual Activities Aim to Get San Diegans to GO by BIKE As part of National Bike Month, SANDAG Bike Anywhere Week will be celebrated throughout the San Diego region Sunday, May 16 through Saturday, May 22. Bike to work, school, the beach, the store... Full Story...

SANDAG Seeks Input on the Central Mobility Hub Tuesday

5/10/2021 - May 10, 2021 -- Public is Invited to Provide Input on Environmental Issues to be Studied SANDAG will host a virtual Public Scoping Meeting for the Central Mobility Hub Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on Tuesday, May 11. SANDAG will share more information about the Central Mobi... Full Story...

Local Leaders Discuss How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted Telework Trends

5/7/2021 - May 7, 2021 -- New Remote Work Data Will Inform SANDAG’s 2021 Regional Plan Today, the SANDAG Transportation, Regional Planning, and Borders committees met virtually to discuss the results of a study led by SANDAG and True North Research,

4/30/2021 - April 30, 2021 -- Regional Plan Proposes More Data, Grants, and Resources to Help Cities Improve Quality of Life Today the SANDAG Board of Directors discussed how the upcoming 2021 Regional Plan goes beyond transportation to help local cities address climate change, housing, safe... Full Story...

SANDAG Awarded $12.1 Million to Complete 2-Mile Gap of Inland Rail Trail in City of Vista

4/29/2021 - April 29, 2021 -- SANDAG was awarded nearly $12.1 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds from the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for the completion of the seven-mile “San Marcos to Vista” segment of the Full Story...

Full Rail Closure Between Oceanside and San Diego Schedules this Weekend

3/18/2021 - March 18, 2021 -- SANDAG, NCTD, and the City of Del Mar Continue to Urge the Public Not to Sit, Stand, or Walk within 50 Feet of the Del Mar Bluffs or the Beach Below This weekend, a full rail closure will be in effect to accommodate work along the passenger and freight rail line... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds More Than $2 Billion Spent on Public Safety in Fiscal Year 2020

3/18/2021 - March 18, 2021 -- Local Public Safety Expenditures Increase for a Third Consecutive Year Local public safety budgets in the San Diego region have increased 5%, compared to one year ago, according to a new report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Clearinghouse. The ... Full Story...

SANDAG Leaders Discuss Funding Strategy to Improve the Transportation System and Increase Social Equity

3/12/2021 - SANDAG Leaders Discuss Funding Strategy to Improve the Transportation System and Increase Social Equity March 12, 2021-- New Figures Show Regional Plan Will Double Transit Investment, Creating Greener and Faster Network Today the SANDAG Board of Directors met to discuss major inve... Full Story...

Full Rail Closures from Oceanside to San Diego Scheduled for the Next Two Weekends

3/11/2021 - March 11, 2021 -- SANDAG, NCTD, and the City of Del Mar Continue to Urge the Public Not to Sit, Stand, or Walk within 50 Feet of the Del Mar Bluffs or the Beach Below To accommodate scheduled work along the rail line that carries passengers and freight from Oceanside to San Diego... Full Story...

SANDAG and Caltrans to Seek Public Input on Central Mobility Hub Concepts

3/10/2021 - March 11, 2021 -- Virtual Meeting Will Address Transportation Needs Near Airport On Thursday evening, SANDAG and Caltrans will host a virtual meeting to discuss transportation needs near San Diego International Airport and in the surrounding communities, focusing on the proposed ... Full Story...

SANDAG, NCTD, and City of Del Mar Urge Public Not to Sit, Stand, or Walk Along Del Mar Bluffs and Beach Below

3/5/2021 - March 5, 2021 -- Public is Reminded to Avoid Walking Along Rail Tracks on the Del Mar Bluffs and Maintain 50-foot Distance from Recent Collapse Along the Beach SANDAG, the North County Transit District (NCTD), and the City of Del Mar are urging the public to exercise the utmost c... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds Border Delays Caused $3.4 Billion Drop in Economy, Including the Loss of 88K Jobs

2/26/2021 - February 26, 2021 -- Transportation Agencies Explore How Future Third Port of Entry Could Reduce Border Wait Times On Friday afternoon, SANDAG, in collaboration with Caltrans and the Imperial County Transportation Commission, presented a new report on the impacts of border delays... Full Story...

SANDAG Reopens Friars Road Following Four Years of Construction

2/25/2021 - February 25, 2021 -- Roadway Reopening is a Construction Milestone for Mid-Coast Trolley Project On Wednesday, February 24, SANDAG completed construction activities on Friars Road, near the San Diego River. Lane closures on Friars Road began in fall 2016, to accommodate the Mid-... Full Story...

Full Rail Closure Between Oceanside and San Diego Scheduled this Weekend

2/18/2021 - February 18, 2021 -- Progress Continues on Two SANDAG Rail Projects This weekend, a full rail closure will be in effect to accommodate work along the passenger and freight rail line between Oceanside and San Diego. The closure will take place from just after midni... Full Story...

SANDAG Celebrates the Opening of Three New Miles of Inland Rail Trail in North County

1/29/2021 - Januray 29, 2021 -- More Than 10 Miles of Continuous Bike and Pedestrian Path Now Spans from Escondido to Vista SANDAG Chair and Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear joined Vista Mayor Judy Ritter, SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata, and San Diego County Bicycle Coalition E... Full Story...

SANDAG and CALTRANS to Seek Public Input on Transportation Needs Along I-5 and I-805

1/26/2021 - January 26, 2021 -- The South Bay to Sorrento Project Study to be Discussed First in a Series of Virtual Meetings  SANDAG and Caltrans will host a series of virtual public meetings over the next few months to discuss the development of 12 data-driven

9/10/2020 - September 10, 2020 -- Food, Housing, Utilities, and Unemployment Among Most Pressing Needs A new SANDAG InfoBits report finds San Diego County residents in the most underserved communities are struggling with basic needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 70% of those surve... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds More People Biking Amid Pandemic

9/9/2020 - September 9, 2020 -- Biking Volumes in the San Diego Region Up More Than 40% in 2020 Since the start of the statewide stay home order, SANDAG has tracked numerous data sources to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted travel in the San Diego region. Data show t... Full Story...

Overnight Closures of Rose Canyon Bike Path Begin Tonight

9/8/2020 - September 8, 2020 -- Closures Expected to Continue for Approximately Two Weeks Beginning tonight, a series of overnight closures will go into effect along the Rose Canyon Bike Path. The closures will allow crews to landscape areas along the bike path and are necessary due to lim... Full Story...

Interstate 5 Closures Required for Mid-Coast Trolley Construction on Sunday

8/28/2020 - August 28, 2020 -- Northbound Freeway Closures Will Allow for Power Line Installation On Sunday, August 30, lane closures along northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) will be in effect from Balboa Avenue to Mission Bay Drive. The required closures will allow SDG&E crews to relocate overhe... Full Story...

Construction Begins on Downtown San Diego Bikeways Project Along Fourth and Fifth Avenues

8/21/2020 - Project adds 4.5 miles of Separated Pathway, Improved Lighting, and Safety Enhancements August 21, 2020-- SANDAG construction crews broke ground on a series of community enhancements to add approximately 4.5 miles of separated and buffered bikeways and neighborhood s... Full Story...

SANDAG Shares Vision for the Future of Transportation in the San Diego Region

8/14/2020 - August 14, 2020--Local Leaders Receive Milestone Update on Development of the 2021 Regional Plan On Friday morning, Mayors, City Councilmembers, Supervisors, and agency leaders from around San Diego County, who make up the SANDAG Board of Directors (Board), gathered virtually as SANDAG st... Full Story...

SANDAG to Grant $7.2 Million to Improve Mobility Options for Seniors and Disabled

8/4/2020 - August 4, 2020 -- Last week, SANDAG announced a call for projects for Cycle 11 of the Specialized Transportation Grant Program (STGP), a competitive process to award an estimated $7.2... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds Drug Use Among Juvenile Arrestees at a 20-Year High

8/3/2020 - Nearly Two-Thirds of Youth Surveyed Tested Positive for at Least One Substance in 2019 August 3, 2020-- Drug use among youth who were interviewed at Juvenile Hall in 2019 was at 62%, the highest it has been since 2000, according to a new SANDAG report, Full Story...

SANDAG to Host Free Return to Work Webinar on Thursday

6/23/2020 - June 23, 2020 - Local Transportation Experts Share Commuting Tips Amid Health Crisis The SANDAG iCommute team will host a free webinar on Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m. to support regional employers and employees as they continue to navigate workflow amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Loc... Full Story...

SANDAG Commits $200,000 to Support Collaborative Planning with Tribal Nations in the Region

6/19/2020 - June 19, 2020 - The Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association Signs a Historic Planning Agreement with SANDAG Earlier this week, SANDAG Chair Steve Vaus met with the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association (SCTCA) at the Sycuan Resort and Casino to sign a Memora... Full Story...

New SANDAG Report Finds Black and Hispanic Communities Hardest Hit by Health and Economic Crisis

6/17/2020 - June 17, 2020 - As the San Diego region’s labor market continues to experience a historic decline, Black and Hispanic communities are most impacted, according to a new SANDAG Data Science and Analytics report, Full Story...

SANDAG Board Adopts Modified Saltwater Alternative for Buena Vista Lagoon

5/22/2020 - Cities of Oceanside and Carlsbad Come to an Agreement with Homeowners On Friday morning, the SANDAG Board of Directors, which includes local leaders from every part of the region, adopted a resolution to allow the Buena Vista Lagoon to connect directly with ocean waters to flush ... Full Story...

Property Crime Rate Reaches New 40-Year Low in Region

5/19/2020 - May 19, 2020-- New SANDAG Report Finds Property Crime 74% Lower in 2019 Compared to 1980Property crime in the San Diego region reached a new 40-year low in 2019, according to a report recently released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Clearinghouse, Forty Years of Crime in the San Diego Reg... Full Story...

Economic Experts Brief Local Leaders on COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

5/15/2020 - May 15, 2020 - This morning, Mayors, City Councilmembers, County Supervisors, and agency leaders from around the region, who make up the SANDAG Board of Directors, met virtually to hear from economic experts about COVID-19 pandemic economic recovery efforts. Full Story...

SANDAG to Host Free Telework Webinars April 2- 3

3/31/2020 - Telework Webinars to Provide Support for Local Businesses and Employees Navigating a New Normal March 31, 2020-- The SANDAG iCommute team will host free telework webinars to support regional employers and employees in the shift to teleworking amid the COVID-19 crisis.  Webinar O... Full Story...

SANDAG Offices Closed March 16 Through April 3 Amid COVID-19 Developments

3/13/2020 - Downtown and FasTrak Offices Closed to the Public Beginning Monday, March 16 March 13, 2020 - To protect the health and safety of staff, partners, and the general public, SANDAG will close its offices to the public —including the FasTrak Customer Service Center in Otay Mesa —Mond... Full Story...

Mid-Coast Trolley Crews Complete Freeway Closures Ahead of Schedule

3/11/2020 - Earlier this week, Mid-Coast Trolley crews completed work to remove falsework—or temporary support structures—from the section of the Trolley bridge that crosses Interstate 5 (I-5) just south of Nobel Drive. The falsework removal required a series of overnight closures of I-5, which bega... Full Story...

Full Rail Closure Between Oceanside and San Diego Scheduled this Weekend

3/5/2020 - A full rail closure will be in effect this weekend to accommodate scheduled work along the passenger and freight rail line from Oceanside to Downtown San Diego. The scheduled closure will occur just after midnight on Saturday, March 7, through early morning on Monday, March 9.Full Story...

Ocean Beach Bike Path Reopens to Public

3/3/2020 - Four-week closure related to Mid-Coast Trolley construction concludes March 3, 2020-- This morning, the Ocean Beach Bike Path reopened following a temporary full closure of the path between Pacific Highway and Morena Boulevard. The bike path closure began on Monday, February 3 an... Full Story...

SANDAG Celebrates 30 Years of Bike to Work Day with a 90's Throwback

3/2/2020 - March 2, 2020-- Registration Now Open for the 30th Annual SANDAG Bike to Work Day, on Thursday, May 14 The 30th Annual SANDAG Bike to Work Day will be celebrated throughout the San Diego region on Thursday, May 14. Since the early 1990’s, Bike to Work Day has encouraged people ac... Full Story...

Pacific Highway Lane Closures Scheduled Near Old Town Transit Center Through Summer 2021

2/28/2020 - February 28, 2020-- Beginning March 1 and continuing through summer 2021, intermittent lane closures will be in place on Pacific Highway, Taylor Street, and Rosecrans Street as crews perform various construction activities for transit related improvements. Lanes will be permanently recon... Full Story...

Overnight I-5 Closures Scheduled Over the Next Two Weeks for Mid-Coast Trolley Construction

2/27/2020 - February 27, 2020-- Beginning Sunday, March 1, a series of temporary overnight closures will go into effect on Interstate 5 (I-5). The scheduled closures are necessary for Mid-Coast Trolley crews to remove falsework—or temporary support structures—from the Trolley overcrossing south of N... Full Story...

Second Bridge Over San Diego River Opens to Rail Traffic

2/25/2020 - Continuous double tracking now in use along the southernmost segment of the LOSSAN corridor  February 25, 2020-- Early Monday morning, a second bridge over the San Diego River opened to rail traffic. The Coaster 630, heading south from Oceanside, was the first passenger train to travel o... Full Story...

Full Rail Closure Between Oceanside and San Diego Scheduled for Weekend of February 22-23

2/21/2020 - Progress Continues on Multiple SANDAG Rail Projects A full rail closure will be in effect this weekend to accommodate scheduled work along the passenger and freight rail line between Oceanside and San Diego. The scheduled closure will occur just after midnight on ... Full Story...

New Rail Undercrossing Enhances Pedestrian Safety at Carlsbad Rail Station

2/20/2020 - SANDAG, Caltrans, and NCTD Celebrate Rail Station Improvements at Poinsettia Station    State and local leaders joined SANDAG, NCTD, and Caltrans early this morning to celebrate the completion of the Full Story...

SANDAG announces two openings on TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee

1/14/2020 - The Seven-Member Committee Provides Accountability and Makes Recommendations for the TransNet Program January 14, 2020 - The SANDAG TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC) is seeking qualified members of the public to fill two vacancies on its seven-member ... Full Story...

Full Rail Closure from Oceanside to San Diego Scheduled this Weekend

1/7/2020 - Progress Continues on Multiple SANDAG Rail Line Projects January 7, 2020-- A full rail closure will be in effect this weekend to accommodate scheduled work along the passenger and freight rail line from Oceanside to San Diego. The scheduled closure will occur just after midnight o... Full Story...

SANDAG Saves the San Diego Region Nearly $93 Million Over the Next 29 Years

12/20/2019 - The Agency Closes on more than $442 Million in Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds December 20, 2019-- SANDAG, serving as the San Diego County Regional Transportation Commission, successfully refinanced a portion of its 2012 Series A bonds and 2014 Series A bonds at lower interest rates, p... Full Story...

Rail Closure from Solana Beach to Santa Fe Depot Scheduled this Weekend

12/12/2019 - Bluff Stabilization Work Continues in North County December 12, 2019-- A closure of the region’s coastal rail line from Solana Beach to Sorrento Valley will take effect this weekend to allow SANDAG and North County Transit District (NCTD) crews to work on critical repairs along the Del Ma... Full Story...

SANDAG Breaks Ground on Two Key Urban Bikeways

12/12/2019 - Construction begins on 6.5 miles of bikeways connecting City Heights, Kensington-Talmadge, Normal Heights, North Park, and University Heights December 12, 2019-- Local officials and community members joined SANDAG today to break ground on two key GO by BIKE projects in San Diego that will... Full Story...

SANDAG Wins the Far West Region 2019 Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Award

12/10/2019 - December 10, 2019-- The Prestigious Award is One of Ten Announced Nationwide SANDAG was recognized last week for the $331 million bond sale that helped finance and accelerate completion of the $2.1 billion Mid-Coast Trolley project – the largest transportation project in the history of th... Full Story...

Full Closure of Rose Canyon Bike Path Rescheduled Following Rain Delays

11/27/2019 - Closure to begin Tuesday, December 3 to Pave Final Stretch of New and Improved Bike and Pedestrian Path   November 27, 2019-- Beginning Tuesday, December 3, the Rose Canyon Bike Path will close for approximately four days as crews pave the final section of the path and remove the temporary r... Full Story...

SANDAG 2019/2020 Holiday Schedule

11/22/2019 - Downtown Offices to Close in Observance of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day November 2019 - The SANDAG business offices, located in Downtown San Diego, will officially close to the public Thanksgiving week and from Christmas though New Year’s Day. Core business functio... Full Story...

SANDAG Announces $60K in Grant Funding to Encourage People to GO by BIKE

11/21/2019 - November 21, 2019 -- Mini-Grant applications accepted through January 3, 2020 Do you have an innovative idea to encourage the San Diego region to GO by BIKE?  The SANDAG iCommute program is offering $3,000 mini-grants for programs or projects that promote biking through outreach ... Full Story...

Mid-Coast Trolley Crews Complete Largest Concrete Pour ahead of Schedule

11/19/2019 - November 19, 2019 -- On Monday night the Mid-Coast Trolley project reached a significant milestone when crews conducted the largest concrete pour of the project to date. Six hundred fifty cubic yards of concrete were used to form the 670-foot-long deck of the future Trolley freeway overc... Full Story...

SANDAG Report Finds Strong Link Between Meth Use and Mental Illness

11/15/2019 - Meth Use is at a 19-year-high in the San Diego Region November 15, 2019-- Adult arrestees who reported ever trying meth were significantly more likely to have received a mental health diagnosis, according to a new report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division. Full Story...

Full Closure of Rose Canyon Bike Path Required to Pave Final Stretch

11/14/2019 - New and Improved Bike and Pedestrian Path to Open November 22 November 14, 2019-- Beginning Tuesday, November 19, the Rose Canyon Bike Path will close for approximately four days as crews pave the final section of the path and remove the temporary ramp installed near Gilman Drive. Full Story...

Full Overnight Closure of I-5 for Largest Mid-Coast Trolley Concreate Pour Monday Night

11/13/2019 - Concrete Pour Over Freeway Closes all Northbound Lanes and Significantly Reduces Traffic on Southbound Lanes November 13, 2019-- On Monday night, November 18, the Mid-Coast Trolley project will reach a significant milestone when crews conduct their largest concrete pour to date. Crews wi... Full Story...

SANDAG Report Finds an Increase in THC Vaping Among Local Arrestees

11/1/2019 - Findings also Reveal an Increase in Perceived Marijuana Potency over Time November 1, 2019-- Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) vaping continues to increase in San Diego County, according to a new report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division on Friday. Among the justice-invol... Full Story...

SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves

10/22/2019 - SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves Public and Private Industry Experts Share Insights on Strategies to Develop a Bold New Transportation Vision October 22, 2019-- SANDAG is hosting a series of 45-minute webinars to discuss the 5 Big Moves. These strategies se... Full Story...

SANDAG Study Finds Homelessness on the Rise Among San Diego Arrestees in 2018

10/17/2019 - 77 Percent Became Homeless for the First Time in San Diego County October 17, 2019-- The percent of arrestees who have experienced homelessness continued to increase in 2018, according to a report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division on Thursday. About 3 in 4 of arre... Full Story...

Full Rail Closures from Oceanside to San Diego Scheduled for the Next Two Weekends

10/15/2019 - Significant Rail Construction is Planned for San Diego County October 15, 2019-- To accommodate scheduled work along the rail line that carries passengers and freight from Oceanside to San Diego, there will be two full rail closures during the next two weekends. The full rail clo... Full Story...

Governor Newsom Signs Assembly Bill 1730

10/9/2019 - October 9, 2019-- Legislation Allows SANDAG More Time to Develop Visionary Regional Transportation Plan Late Tuesday night, October 8, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1730 (AB 1730), which allows SANDAG additional time to develop a visionary Regional Plan that ... Full Story...

SANDAG Report Finds Drug Use is at a 19-Year High Among Adult Female Arrestees

10/3/2019 - October 3, 2019-- SANDAG Report Finds Drug Use is at a 19-Year High Among Adult Female Arrestees Drug use among adult female arrestees in the San Diego region is at its highest rate since 2000, with 79% testing positive for at least one illicit substance, according to a report released by... Full Story...

SANDAG Recognizes 131 Local Employers for Embracing Green Transportation Choices

9/27/2019 - The SANDAG Diamond Awards Reception Officially Kicks off Rideshare Week September 30 – October 4 September 27, 2019-- The SANDAG Diamond Awards reception celebrated employers all over San Diego County on Thursday for embracing methods to reduce traffic and greenhouse gas emissions. ... Full Story...

SANDAG Partners with Waze Carpool to Celebrate Rideshare Week

9/24/2019 - $1 rides in San Diego County all week long (Sept. 30 – Oct. 4) September 24, 2019-- The SANDAG iCommute program has partnered with Waze Carpool to encourage commuters in the region to reimagine their commute and share the ride during Rideshare Week, September 30 through October 4. ... Full Story...

SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves

9/24/2019 - Local Leaders Share Insights about How Data is being Used to Develop A Bold New Transportation Vision September 24, 2019- - SANDAG is hosting a series of 45-minute webinars to discuss the 5 Big Moves. These strategies set the framework for a bold new transportation vision for San... Full Story...

Violent Crimes Up for the First Half of 2019

9/10/2019 - SANDAG Report Finds Violent Crimes up and Property Crimes down in the San Diego Region September 10, 2019 -- Violent crime rates in San Diego County are up slightly compared to the same time in 2018, according to a new report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Divi... Full Story...

SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves

8/20/2019 - Public and Private Industry Experts Share Insights on Strategies to Develop a Bold New Transportation Vision August 20, 2019-- SANDAG is hosting a series of 45-minute webinars to discuss the 5 Big Moves. These strategies set the framework for a bold new transportation vision for San Dieg... Full Story...

SANDAG Successfully Prices $335 Million in Capital Grant Receipts Revenue Bonds for the Mid-Coast Trolley Project

8/16/2019 - Green Bonds to Provide Final Financing Required to Deliver Regional Project August 16, 2019-- SANDAG has issued $335 million of its Series 2019 Capital Grant Receipt Revenue Bonds to help finance the construction of the Mid-Coast Trolley Project. The bonds will accelerate SANDAG’s receipt... Full Story...

SANDAG Executive Director Visits Mid-Coast Trolley Overnight Construction

8/16/2019 - August 16, 2019-- On Thursday night, SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata observed an overnight concrete pour for the Mid-Coast Trolley Project. The pour, which formed the deck for the elevated Trolley bridge, took place at the intersection of Genesee Avenue and La Jolla Village Drive, a signi... Full Story...

SANDAG Celebrates News Vision Lab

8/14/2019 - Innovative Space to Create A Bold New Transportation Vision Now Open August 14, 2019-- SANDAG celebrated the launch of the new Vision Lab with an open house on Tuesday. At the open house, SANDAG staff and industry leaders were on hand to discuss San Diego Forward: The 2021 Region... Full Story...

SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves

8/6/2019 - Public and Private Industry Experts Share Insights on Strategies to Develop a Bold New Transportation Vision August, 6, 2019-- SANDAG is hosting a series of 45-minute webinars to discuss the 5 Big Moves. These strategies set the framework for a bold new transportation vision for San Dieg... Full Story...

SANDAG and Caltrans Celebrate Major Border Infrastructure Milestones

7/31/2019 - Future State Route 11/Otay Mesa East Port of Entry Project to Increase Connectivity and Economic Growth in Border Region July 31, 2019 - SANDAG and Caltrans, together with federal, state and local officials from United State and Mexico celebrated breaking ground on the final segm... Full Story...

SANDAG Report Finds Marijuana Use is at a 19-Year High Among Juveniles

7/30/2019 - July 30, 2019 - Marijuana use in the San Diego region is at its highest rate since 2000 and remains the drug of choice for youth in the juvenile justice system, according to a report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division on Monday. The SANDAG report, Full Story...

SANDAG Continues Series of Webinars on the 5 Big Moves

7/23/2019 - Public and Private Industry Experts Share Insights on Strategies to Develop a Bold New Transportation Vision July 23, 2019-- SANDAG is hosting a series of 45-minute webinars to discuss the 5 Big Moves. These strategies set the framework for a bold new transportation vision for San Diego F... Full Story...

Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee Releases Annual Report on TransNet

7/10/2019 - July 10, 2019-- On Friday, June 28, the SANDAG Board of Directors received a presentation on the annual report from the TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee (ITOC). The ITOC

4/26/2019 - Board and Policy Advisory Committees receive milestone update on development of San Diego Forward: The 2021 Regional Plan  April 26, 2019 - This morning, the SANDAG Board of Directors, Policy Advisory Committees, and the TransNet Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee received ... Full Story...

SANDAG Unveils 100 Pit Stops for 29th Annual SANDAG Bike to Work Day

4/24/2019 - Thousands of Bike Commuters are Registered to Bike to Work on Thursday, May 16 April 24, 2019-- The 29th Annual SANDAG Bike to Work Day, celebrated throughout the San Diego region, will fall on Thursday, May 16 from 6-9 a.m. The regional event has been hosted by SANDAG for decades to pro... Full Story...

Time Lapse Video: Mega-Ton Beam Placement Over Rose Canyon for Future Mid-Coast Trolley

4/19/2019 - April 19, 2019 - SANDAG reached another significant construction milestone as Mid-Coast Trolley crews set twelve 140-foot-long concrete girders, or beams, to form the flyover structure for the future extension of the Blue Line Trolley. The flyover will allow the Trolley to travel over pr... Full Story...

Overnight Closure of Interstate 5 Scheduled Thursday Night for Mid-Coast Trolley Bridge Deck Pour

4/11/2019 - Freeway lanes to be closed for Mid-Coast Trolley bridge deck pour April 10, 2019 - Starting Thursday, April 11, at 9:30 p.m., and running through Friday, April 12, at 5 a.m., all southbound lanes on Interstate 5 (I-5) will be closed to vehicular traffic from the interchange of I... Full Story...

Full Rail Closures from Oceanside to San Diego Scheduled for this Weekend

4/11/2019 - Significant Rail Construction in North County and San Diego April 11, 2019 - A scheduled closure of the region’s coastal rail line will be in effect this weekend to allow SANDAG crews to work on rail and station improvements. The rail closure will occur this weekend – f... Full Story...

SANDAG teams with UC San Diego for Mid-Coast Trolley Mobility Hub Designathon

4/10/2019 - April 10, 2019 - SANDAG collaborated with UC San Diego to host the Pepper Canyon Mobility Hub Designathon on April 6-7. More than 200 students, professionals, and community members participated in the two-day event. SANDAG Chair and Mayor of Poway Steve Vaus was in attendance, as well as San Dieg... Full Story...

SANDAG Awards More than $55,000 for Free Family Bike Events

4/5/2019 - April 5, 2019 - In celebration of Bike Month in May, SANDAG has awarded 20 grants to organizations around the San Diego region to fund events that encourage biking. The GO by BIKE Mini-Grants, issued by the SANDAG iCommute program, will fund