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SANDAG in the News 2017

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, December 29, 2017

Stadium competition: What 2 traffic studies tell us

SANDAG grants aim to increase bike/pedestrian projects

2017 in 10 telling photos

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

SANDAG accused of eminent domain abuse

SANDAG Awards Grants for Seniors and Disabled

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Lemon Grove Mayor Hopes To Attract More Business In 2018

$30 Million in SANDAG Grants Available to Fund Smart Growth and Bike-Pedestrian Projects

Friday, December 22, 2017

SANDAG Otorga Subsidios Para Transporte a Comunidades Vulnerables

Thursday, December 21, 2017

All that glitters: As elder abuse rates soar, some fell for phony jewel scam

North County Report: New SANDAG Chair Under Fire for Climate Comments

SANDAG Chair Still Feeling the Heat Over Climate Remarks (third story)

Sinnott takes SANDAG chairmanship, stirs up climate change questions

Lemon Grove Sheriff Deputies Have Body Cameras; Mayor To Serve As Representative To SANDAG

Air Resources Board Actually Talks About the Importance of Walking, Biking

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

SANDAG's new chair says he does believe in climate change

SANDAG Awards $7 Million in Disabled and Senior Transportation Grants

San Diego Subsidizes Transit Less Than Most U.S. Cities. That's an Opportunity.

El Cajon mayor’s State of the City Address

Tijuana y San Diego buscan agilizar flujo vehicular

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Regional agency approves forming audit committee

SANDAG Donates Buses, Vans to Disabled Support Services Organization

Home Of Guiding Hands Gets 13 Buses, 6 Minivans From SANDAG Grant

San Diego County's only toll road turns 10 and gets a facelift

SANDAG Board Elects Del Mar City Council Member Terry Sinnott Chair

Facing Backlash, Del Mar Councilman Walks Back Comments On Climate Change

Environmental Report: Water Deal Gets Another 10 Years (fourth story)

Tijuana y San Diego reforzarán lazos

Monday, December 18, 2017

SANDAG future could rest on popularity of express lanes for bus, carpool

Column | SoccerCity vs. SDSU West: It's not (just) the stadium, stupid

Voice of the Year: SANDAG Staff

New SANDAG Board Chairman On Climate Change: ‘It’s A Debatable Issue’

Gondolas In San Diego Have Powerful Backer But Still No Liftoff

SANDAG Approves Framework for Audit Committee

University City updates: Christmas concert, Shift Program and Adopt-A-Family

Friday, December 15, 2017

Community demands state leaders hold SANDAG to strict emission reduction standards with SB 375

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Train Track Fatalities Climb In North San Diego County

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

La Mesa Joins Regional Homeless Task Force, Changes Council Meeting Times

1,000 millones de dólares gastan los fronterizos en EU

Monday, December 11, 2017

SANDAG launches search for new director to restore credibility, address growing traffic?

To Create Its SoccerCity Analysis, SANDAG Used a Loophole for the First and Last Time

The Onetime SoccerCity Loophole (second story)

Carlsbad releases updated plans for Tamarack project

Cole Reshuffles Committee Assignments, Shifting Power To Democrats

Imperial Beach mayor stresses community, ecology

Thursday, December 7, 2017

SANDAG seeks public input as it kicks off transportation plan overhaul

City Won’t Monitor Transit and Bike Usage in New Development Plans

Short Term Vacation Rentals – the Numbers Don’t Look Good for Ocean Beach

SoCal transit agencies raise 'significant' tax reform concerns in letter to Ryan, McConnell

길만 드라이브 다리 공사 진척

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

SoccerCity Analysis Is Bad News for the Project – and the City’s Climate Goals

Morning Report: SoccerCity Analysis Raises Big Questions for City Decision-Makers

Women in Rail 2017 – Jennifer Ryan, North County Transit District

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

SANDAG Seeks Community Input For 2019 Regional Plan

Double-tracking project half-way to completion

Monday, December 4, 2017

Special report: Can we build our way out of the housing crisis?

Study: SoccerCity stadium traffic is higher than backers say

SoccerCity vs. SDSU: A comparison of plans

Double-tracking project half-way to completion

SoccerCity would bring 97,000 daily vehicle trips to Mission Valley, SANDAG says

Proposed SoccerCity Could Generate 97,000 Vehicle Trips a Day by 2035

$28 million in transit center improvements enhance passenger travel, freight delivery

LimeBike and Community Grants Top Tuesday’s City Council Ageda

Southern California transport agencies raise concerns about tax reform proposals

Major Revisions to CEQA Guidelines Proposed - Measuring Transportation Impacts Under CEQA: The Paradigm Shift to Vehicle Miles Traveled Arrives

AT&T, 福特、諾基亞、高通 將在聖地牙哥共同測試Cellular-V2X

Friday, December 1, 2017

Long-awaited restoration of San Elijo Lagoon kicks off

$102 million effort aims to restore lagoon

Thursday, November 30, 2017

How real is San Diego's Climate Action Plan's progress?

San Elijo Lagoon restoration designed to combat sea level rise

Officials break ground on $120M San Elijo Lagoon restoration project

$120M San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project Kicks Off

San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Update

Comercio Binacional Mueve a Tijuana

805번 남행 15번 교차로 교통 최악

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Transit center finishes $28 million in upgrades

San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project Kicks Off

$120 million San Elijo Lagoon restoration project set to begin

Work Beginning on $120 Million Restoration of San Elijo Lagoon

Will new trolley line bring density?

Lori Saldaña: Loss of Housing Due to Airbnb Leads to Declining School Enrollments and Subsidies

After 4 Years, Key Rule Requiring Development to Account for New Miles Driven Moves Forward

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

San Diego County Traffic Worsens After Economic Recovery

San Diego agencies complete Oceanside Transit Center upgrades

Monday, November 27, 2017

San Diego County traffic spikes to new highs after economic recovery

Final prep underway for long-awaited lagoon restoration

Seeking relief from I-15 traffic, commuters overrunning tiny Pala

SANDAG RTP/SCS EIR Redux: Is Fourth District’s Published Opinion on Remand Constructive CEQA Compliance Lesson or Moot Exercise?

SANDAG RTP/SCS EIR Redux: Is Fourth District’s Published Opinion on Remand Constructive CEQA Compliance Lesson or Moot Exercise?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Supervisor Ron Roberts On The Continued Push For Gondolas In San Diego

SANDAG completes $28M in OTC improvements

Saltwater lagoon ‘best’ option

Morning Report: Parents Share Troubling Stories of Special Ed Staffing Crisis

Judge denies residents’ request to stop construction of bus lanes near school

South Bay Parents Seek Alternative Route for SANDAG Rapid Bus Project

Parents angry over construction near elementary school

Black Friday impacta en la frontera norte

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Expanded Oceanside Transit Center Opens Just in Time for Thanksgiving Travel

Monday, November 20, 2017

Court ruling ratchets pressure on transportation agency to limit climate pollution

Transportation beat getting more fuel

Oceanside Transit: $28M improvements ready for holiday travel

Oceanside Transit Center changes to improve holiday travel, officials say

Oceanside Transit Center improvement project completed

Improved Oceanside Transit Center Opens Today

High School Students Take Home Grand Prize in SD Design Challenge

Trump could be answer to Del Mar blufftop danger

Friday, November 17, 2017

SANDAG Refinances South Bay Expressway Toll Road Debt, Touts $147M in Savings

California Court Confirms San Diego Governments Violated Law With Sprawl-promoting Transportation Plan

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Concerns Raised About SANDAG Project on East Palomar in Chula Vista

A Non-Wall Building Boom Is Coming to Otay Mesa

SANDAG needs spin help

Council Passes On Endorsement Of Bridge Lighting Project; Votes To Change Path To Council Compensation Increase

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scathing Emails Highlight Dem Party-Union Rift

Concerns Raised Over New Transit Line Near School

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rapid bus improvements require evening closures of state Route 15

SANDAG and SCTCA release draft regional tribal transportation strategy

Aimsun rebrands “in response to rapid international growth”

Monday, November 13, 2017

Residents grapple with University City makeover, $2.1B trolley construction

How they voted, Nov. 12

SANDAG recommends saltwater option for Buena Vista Lagoon

Mayor Bailey Hosts His First Town Hall at Calypso Cafe in Coronado Cays

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Carlsbad supports switch to saltwater for lagoon

Ford, Qualcomm to Test C-V2X Wireless Safety Signaling

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

San Diego Architects Lead Effort To Address Future Housing Shortage

Chula Vista: Parents blast SANDAG over construction near school

Chula Vista residents sound off over construction of bus lane near school

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

How San Diego Screwed Up Bike Sharing

Promueven la participación e industria de Tijuana en eventos binacionales

Monday, November 6, 2017

VOSD Podcast: The New Voice Disrupting SANDAG

Friday, November 3, 2017

AT&T, Ford, Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies to test C-V2X in U.S.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Route 76 Park & Ride reopens at I-15

Gov. Brown Signs New Law Changing Voting Procedures for SANDAG

San Diego Struggles With Mobility Goals Data

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) in Versatile News at Street with The Procter & Gamble ((NYSE:PG), and General Electric (GE)

Plattform für vernetze Autos und autonomes Fahren


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

City hasn't been tracking transit, biking goals in landmark Climate Action Plan

San Diego City Council Moves To Shrink Hillcrest Bike Lane 'Gap'

Better not breathe too deeply

AT&T, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Ford Will Test C-V2X Tech in San Diego

Ford, Qualcomm, AT&T, and Nokia launching autonomous vehicle trials in San Diego region

Qualcomm, Ford, Nokia, AT&T Partner on Connected Car Trials

QUALCOMM, Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Nokia Oyj (ADR), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) Run Cellular-V2X Trials

AT&T, Ford, Nokia and Qualcomm Launch Cellular-V2X Connected Car Technology Trials Planned for the San Diego Regional Proving Ground with Support From McCain

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

AT&T, Ford, Nokia and Qualcomm Launch Cellular-V2X Connected Car Technology Trials Planned for the San Diego Regional Proving Ground with Support From McCain

Monday, October 30, 2017

Special court seeks to aid teen sex-trafficking victims with support and rehabilitation

Nighttime Traffic Delays Through La Jolla, University City Expected Along I-5

Parents worried Bus Rapid Transit corridor will threaten their children's safety

San Diego Positions Itself as Autonomous Technology Proving Ground

Friday, October 27, 2017

Spin doctors or health experts? PR firms volunteer time on San Diego's hepatitis crisis.

San Diego Explained: The SANDAG Power Shift

SANDAG's New Rules: San Diego Explained

North Park syringe swap site won't change soon

Remodelan Línea Naranja del Trolley

Thursday, October 26, 2017

San Diego Climate Report Shows Progress — Thanks To Whom?

SANDAG Files Suit Against La Jolla Village Square and Tenants

State Law Changes Voting Procedures for SANDAG

Trolley extension could come with mobile pay

Monday, October 23, 2017

Orange Line Trolley work to last to summer 2018

SANDAG: More Weekend Rail Service Shutdowns Along Coastline

Aging Orange Line Trolley Undergoing Significant Equipment Upgrades

Weekend rail service suspended along North County coastline

Planning begins for autonomous vehicle tests

Friday, October 20, 2017

Driverless Car Testing on Local Streets, Freeways: Officials Gather in San Diego to Prepare

Self-Driving Cars Headed to San Diego With New Testing Site

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

SANDAG says money from California gas tax not enough for local projects

Monday, October 16, 2017

Revamped SANDAG won't rebuild trust quickly after its credibility crumbled

Casa de Oro revitalization plan is moving right along

Sacramento Report: Brown Signs Off on Plan to Remake SANDAG

VOSD Podcast: It's Beef Week

How San Diego's Transit Went from First to Worst

Friday, October 13, 2017

SANDAG Releases Substance Abuse Monitoring Report

Morning Report: How Democrats Are Reshaping San Diego Votes

In Less Than a Year, Dems Have Scored Big Changes to How San Diego Votes

Strong Link Between Crime And Substance Abuse: SANDAG Study

SANDAG Reform Becomes Reality; Governor Signs AB 805

Preocupa alza de precios en viviendas, lo cual ha causado desplome en las ventas, advierte asociación de bienes raíces

Thursday, October 12, 2017

In wake of scandal, SANDAG overhaul signed by governor

Governor Brown Signs SANDAG Reform Bill

Governor Signs Bill to Dramatically Shift Power at SANDAG

Morning Report: SANDAG Is in for Major Changes

San Diego, Chula Vista Get More SANDAG Clout Under Law Inspired by News Reports

Governor Brown signs new legislation to reform SANDAG votes

Gov Signs Bill Bringing Reform to Embattled SANDAG

SANDAG reform bill signed by Gov. Brown

Gov. Brown Signs SANDAG Reform Bill

Labor, Larger Cities The Big Winners In SANDAG Power Shift

GSA's Border Facility Renovations Projected to Thin Congestion at Crossings

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Input on future of Escondido downtown sought

Seniors Out And About Program

Trees to be removed along San Diego River Bridge near Friars Road

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

How San Diego's public transit went from first to worst.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Commentary: Guns offer false sense of security

Lemon Grove councilman, city manager accused of squelching free speech

San Diego City Employees Lead On Public Transit, Lag On Bikes

Rail Service To Shut Down In North County Coastline Through Weekend

Amtrak and North County Coaster shut down over weekend for road work

Train service shut down due to rail work in North San Diego County

Friday, October 6, 2017

Casos de Violencia Doméstica Aumentan en 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Our Readers Write

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

SANDAG Staff Says 2004 Promises Can Only Be Met With Two More Gas Tax Hikes

Morning Report: SANDAG Staff Wants Three Gas Tax Hikes

Monday, October 2, 2017

Buses, trains continue to see fewer riders

Opinion | In Response: SANDAG reform a necessary change

Commuters without a car can get free Uber rides

San Diego Audubon works to improve least terns' nesting sites in Mission Bay

Friday, September 29, 2017

Commentary | Why Trump's wall is a bad deal for San Diego

San Diegans in a Bind Can Grab a Free Uber Ride Home With iCommute: SANDAG

UBER se une a programa de viajes gratis en San Diego

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Boerner Horvath appears in San Diego to support AB 805

San Diego's Driverless Car Test Plans Get People Thinking

I-15 in North County Ranked 10th Most Congested U.S. Highway

County sees golf carts as viable future transportation

Wasted days and wasted nights on SR 78

SANDAG Reform Bill Now on Governor's Desk

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Why Gov. Brown should veto SANDAG power play

When it comes to murder rates, it doesn't get safer than San Diego

California least terns cared for the most

Chula Vista Police report says the department is grossly understaffed

Monday September, 25, 2017

Mid coast trolley project spurs north and southbound I-5 closures

Time extended to reimburse Granite Construction for state Route 76 improvements

The busiest land border crossing in the world is closed this weekend

San Ysidro border closes to cars for 57 hours this weekend

Friday, September 22, 2017

Busiest US-Mexico border crossing shuts for construction work

Sheriff's Department delivers midyear update; crime rate down

Cerrarán Cruce a Tijuana este Fin de Semana

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Reader's Editorial: Lawsuit Against County Over Julian Housing Approved on Protected Agricultural Land Shows Corruption of Land Use Policies in San Diego

National City pide recursos para combatir la hepatitis A, la ciudad está limitada económicamente y solicita apoyo del condado

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

57-Hour Traffic Nightmare: Southbound I-5, I-805 Closed at San Ysidro

Cerrarán accesos en la I 5 y 805 por construcción de Puente

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Carlsbad Testing New Police Ranger Program

Monday, September 18, 2017

Northbound Interstate 5 to be closed four nights starting this weekend for bridge project

Trees Removed Along Interstate 5 in La Jolla

Friday, September 15, 2017

SoccerCity project latest with FS Investor's Nick Stone

Analizan en Tijuana impacto de desarrollo a través del transporte

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Connectors chosen as preferred option to link SR-56 and I-5

Concerns raised over planned I-5/SR-56 connector

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

SANDAG crime study shows homicide, rapes down in 2017, robberies up

Opinion | Encinitas wrong to support SANDAG reform bill

SANDAG: San Diego crime rates mixed across county

New mid-year crime report shows homicides and property crime are down

Mid-year crime report shows drop in homicides, and property crime

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SANDAG overhaul bill passes state Assembly, now goes to governor

State News Roundup: SANDAG Bill Advances to Gov's Desk (third story)

Monday, September 11, 2017

SANDAG says SoccerCity underestimates traffic impacts in study contracted by project rivals

SANDAG Embarks on Nationwide Search for New Director

SANDAG Begins Search For New Executive Director

Southbound I-5 to Close in University City for 5 Nights

Southbound lanes of I-5 in La Jolla to close overnight

Southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in La Jolla to be closed next five nights for construction

Southbound I-5 Lanes Closed Overnight In La Jolla

Friday, September 8, 2017

Buses Could Make or Break the Mid-Coast Trolley Project

Nonprofit Gives Free Rides To Veterans In San Diego County

The Border Commuters

Garita fronteriza de San Ysidro entra en su última fase de expansion

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Mission Valley's Riverwalk: Golf out, 80-acre park in plus 4,000 homes, offices, shops

Commentary | Court ruling on tax increases benefits labor unions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 

Opinion | San Diego needs major changes for mass transit to work

Friday, September 1, 2017

State high court rules license plate data are not secret police records

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow too

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Bikeway Opens Along Route 15 from Kensington to Mission Valley

New bikeway links Mid-City neighborhoods to Mission Valley

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Bayshore Bikeway breaking more ground next month

Morning Report: It Just Got Easier to Raise Taxes in California

Commuter bikeway opens in Central San Diego

How transit affects job seekers: The first and last mile to the station make all the difference

Monday, August 28, 2017

Column Scandal fells a true hero to commuters

MarketInk: Southwest Strategies Receives Seven Hermes Creative Awards

RideFACT reaches milestone ¨C 100,000th ride

Back in session

Innovative Regional Brokerage Fills Mobility Gaps With Curb-to-Curb Service

Housing crisis spawns transportation crunch and political squabbles

Friday, August 25, 2017

Back in session

RideFACT reaches milestone ¨C 100,000th ride

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bike the Bay turns 10 years old on Sunday

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

How SANDAG's Outgoing Leader Became a Lightning Rod for Controversy (third story)

Monday, August 21, 2017

How SANDAG's former leader, Gary Gallegos, became a lightning rod

Bringing a love of bikes to his community

Juvenile crime rates plummet amid new approaches to tackling youth crime

SANDAG Chief Out (second story)

SANDAG Approves Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

Politically Speaking: Measure A Numbers

SANDAG committee approves executive director's request to resign early

Nvidia Joins $20M Deal in Chinese Self-Driving Startup TuSimple

Friday, August 18, 2017

Q & A: SANDAG's Gary Gallegos and Ron Roberts on agency's forecasting scandal, what's next

AB 805: Reforming SANDAG

SANDAG To Consider Gallegos' Request To Resign Immediately

SANDAG committee considers executive director's request to resign early

SANDAG's director may resign Friday

SANDAG committee to consider executive director's resignation request

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Opinion: How SANDAG Must Fix Itself (second story)

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Scandal-plagued SANDAG should accept Gallegos' resignation now

Settlement on I-5 expansion calls for new look at underground UTC transit center

Locals watch closely as NAFTA negotiations begin

SANDAG Executive's Performance Review May Never Happen

SANDAG Chair Asks Board to Accept Resignation Friday

Construction Begins on Shopping Center and Hotel in South Bay's Millenia Project

California Supreme Court Rejects Attorney General's Challenge To SANDAG's Transportation Plan

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Embroiled in scandal, SANDAG chief Gary Gallegos to resign as early as Friday

SANDAG Head Wants Out ASAP (second story)

Embattled SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos Wants Out By Friday

SANDAG Executive Director Wants Last Day to be Friday

Embattled SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos to Resign as Early as Friday

Executive director of SANDAG requests retirement be effective Friday, not end of year

SANDAG executive director requests immediate retirement

SANDAG Leader Requests Early Resignation

Millenia Announces Groundbreaking of 131,800 Sq. Ft. Millenia Commons Lifestyle Center by Sudberry Properties And 135-Room Hotel by Ayres Hotels

Monday, August 14, 2017

After such scandal, SANDAG's road to repair must begin with an outsider

SANDAG's Gallegos: Hana who? (second story)

New Arguments Against AB 805 Emerge

What We Learned This Week

Roundtable: SANDAG Saga Continues, Former Mayor Helps Win Development Deal

Politically Speaking: Measure A

SANDAG Projects Still Need More Transportation Funding

Dan Walters: San Diego's perpetual cultural wars again shift into Capitol arena

Friday, August 11, 2017

SANDAG executive director to retire

Oceanside mayor's medical leave expires

Thursday, August 10, 2017

SANDAG's executive director announces retirement by end of year amid scandal

Opinion: SANDAG Controversy Over Region's Transportation Future Shifts to Sacramento

Politics Roundup: How San Diego Stands Apart (sixth story)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Embattled SANDAG leader, Gary Gallegos, to step down by end of the year

SANDAG Leader Steps Down Amid Scandal

SANDAG Executive Gary Gallegos To Retire Amid Scandal

SANDAG Executive Director to Step Down Amid Ballot Measure Controversy

SANDAG executive director announces retirement after report claims inaccuracies in revenue projections

Embattled SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos to Retire

SANDAG executive director to retire

Embattled SANDAG executive director announces retirement

Embattled SANDAG executive director to retire

San Diego's perpetual cultural wars again shift into Capitol arena

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Completion of I-15 Transit Project in Mid-City Delayed Until Fall

Monday, August 7, 2017

SANDAG board to review executive director's employment

Gridlock over San Diego region's transportation future tightens with scandal

Ambitious cycling plan gets partial blessing from city

SANDAG Executive To Face Review For Role In Forecasting Scandal

SANDAG Board: Planning Agency Needs Improved Internal Procedures

VOSD Podcast: The Big SANDAG Report Came Out and Wowzer

Morning Report: Trust SANDAG? (second article)

Morning Report: SANDAG Board Considers Next Steps (second article)

What We Learned This Week

SANDAG Showed Severe Lack of Judgement About Measure A: Report

Findings reveal SANDAG misled voters over Measure A

SANDAG criticized for faulty revenue projections

Results of investigation into faulty Measure A projections presented to SANDAG

SANDAG prepares for traffic increases due to nearly 50 construction projects in 'Golden Circle'

San Diego's Lindbergh Field could get transit center across runway

Friday, August 4, 2017

Morning Report: The Other Big Problems Found in the SANDAG Investigation

The Other Big Revelations From the SANDAG Investigation

Special investigation reveals SANDAG misled San Diego voters over Measure A

Report: SANDAG 'Forfeited The Public's Trust' By Failing To Explain How It Overestimated Measure A Revenue Forecast

Results of investigation into faulty Measure A projections to be presented to SANDAG

Coronado Bridge lighting moving to design phase

Thursday, August 3, 2017

SANDAG 2011 review on emissions said to ignore 'elephant in the room'

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Investigation: SANDAG bungled billions in revenue projections, deleted emails ahead of public vote

Investigation Details How SANDAG Pushed Boundaries Of Public Records Law

More on That Explosive SANDAG Report

Report: SANDAG Didn't Mean to Deceive Public in Tax Increase Measure

'San Diego's Go-To Transportation Solution': City launches Shift platform eyeing 50 Golden Triangle/La Jolla construction projects

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Real SANDAG Reform Requires AB 805 and New Leadership

Investigators Reveal SANDAG Leaders Scurried to Hide and Delete Documents as Scandal Unfolded

California Supreme Court Rejects Attorney General's Challenge to SANDAG's Transportation Plan

Monday, July 31, 2017

SANDAG Staff Knew About 2004 Voter Deception But Didn't Tell the Current Board

Friday, July 28, 2017

Why renegotiating NAFTA will expand economic growth

City housing changes not enough, say developers and planners

Morning Report: Bad SANDAG Numbers Are Staff's Responsibility

Under State Pressure, SANDAG Mulls Rival Reform Plan for Voters

Caltrans and SANDAG Establish Temporary Construction Yard Near I-5/Manchester Ave. Interchange

New Program's Aim: Brace Region for Golden Triangle Construction Impacts

HBA leads protest vs. bike lane

County adds to Keys Creek Preserve

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Bike lane angst spreads to new battlefield in Hillcrest

SANDAG Board Members: We Should Have Been Told About 2004 Ballot Discrepancy

Hillcrest business owners oppose plan to add more bike lanes in congested area

Website to help navigate University City construction projects

California Supreme Court Rules Environmental Report Need Not Address GHG Executive Order

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

SANDAG's Free Roadside Service Program Gets Upgrade

50 Construction Projects Planned in Golden Triangle

As Golden Triangle construction intensifies, commuters get high-tech help

SANDAG prepares for traffic increases due to nearly 50 construction projects in 'Golden Circle'

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Giant Columns Appearing in University City as Trolley Construction Progresses

Mid-Coast Trolley Developments Progressing 'Rapidly'

Mid-Coast Trolley expansion causing noise, traffic back ups along route

San Diego Regional Bike Counters Up For Adoption

Monday, July 24, 2017

AB 805 an 'all-out assault' on local control

Friday, July 21, 2017

AB 805 an 'all-out assault' on local control

California Supreme Court Reverses Court of Appeal Decision to Invalidate SANDAG's Regional Transportation Plan EIR for its GHG Impacts Analysis

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Garita Otay II en Tijuana iniciará operaciones

EIR Need Not Analyze Consistency With GHG Executive Order

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

SANDAG environmental lawsuit ruling a victory for sanity

Lead Agencies Need Not (Necessarily) Consider Governor's Executive Orders When Analyzing Emissions

Monday, July 17, 2017

Yes, SANDAG and Other Agencies Are Allowed to Lie on the Ballot

SANDAG Hears Plans To Test Self-Driving Cars On San Diego Roads

SANDAG to Discuss Plans for Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground

Friday, July 14, 2017

State Supreme Court Sides with SANDAG in environmental lawsuit

SANDAG Wins Executive Order Lawsuit

California Supreme Court Backs SANDAG in Transportation Plan Lawsuit

State Supreme Court OKs SANDAG climate change study

Calif. Justices Reverse Toss Of $200B San Diego Transit Plan

Thursday, July 13, 2017

SANDAG Misled Voters On 2004 Tax Measure, Showing Pattern Of Deception Goes Back At Least 13 Years

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Morning Report: SANDAG Deception Goes Back Many Years

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Encinitas conducts 'walkability study' of El Camino Real

Alcalde San Diego quiere hacer oír “historia de éxito” de region binacional

Officials gamble with the public's money, and sometimes lose big

Monday, July 10, 2017

In Patchwork Of Transportation Agencies, What Makes SANDAG Unique?

Traffic more hassled headed down I-15

Friday, July 7, 2017

Audobon Society acquires old Oceanside dairy land

Cardiff Rail Trail moves forward

Desciende uso de Drogas en Adolescentes Detenidos

Thursday, July 6, 2017

SANDAG Considering Ballot Measure to Counter State Reform Bill

Future trolley stop could bring big changes to Pacific Beach

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

San Diego Signs on to SANDAG Reform Bill

Drug Use Among Juvenile Arrestees Hits 17-Year-Low

SANDAG Closes on Federal Loan for Mid-Coast Trolley Extension

At last, an easy way to get to Mission Valley

Friday, June 30, 2017

Housing task force to meet July 6

City Data Helps San Diego News Outlet Map Crime in Region

Thursday, June 29, 2017

SANDAG to Push New Ballot Measure?

Decision on Buena Vista Lagoon Is on the Horizon

SANDAG Reform Bill Wins Backing Of San Diego City Council

MTS Adds Long-Delayed 'Stored Value' To Compass Card

Split council backs SANDAG changes on party-line vote

AIA: Support the Morena Corridor Specific Plan

Monday, June 26, 2017

SANDAG Bet Against Big Banks –  and Taxpayers Are on the Hook for Millions

Friday, June 16, 2017

Agencies Reaffirm SANDAG's AAA Credit Ratings

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Southern California Mountain Lion's Genetic Connectivity Dangerously Low

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

$6M grant to help drug abusers, mentally ill after arrest

Mayor's Minute: City to offer remnant of land for affordable housing

Driverless cars to be tested in San Diego County

Widened Highway 76 open from Interstate 15 to Interstate 5

County, City get $6 million grant for Prop. 47 community treatment

Letter: Oceanside station third track

Monday, June 12, 2017

Third railroad track completed in Oceanside

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Carlsbad sees benefits from trenching train tracks through village

MTC Wins Transportation Planning Excellence Award for Plan Bay Area and One Bay Area Grant Program

Poway climbs up list of safest California cities

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

MTC Wins Transportation Planning Excellence Award for Plan Bay Area and One Bay Area Grant Program

Monday, June 5, 2017

California Senate Considers SANDAG Reform Bill

Friday, June 2, 2017

San Diego Lags Behind Its Peers on Housing Production

The California Supreme Court Has a Banner Week, Hearing Argument in Three CEQA and Land Use Cases

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Morning Report: For SDPD, Low Priority Means Slow Response

Widened Highway 76 open from I-5 to I-15

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

California Mayor's Firsthand Account of the Need for Surveillance Tech Transparency

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Car Wars Are bikes lanes bad for business?

State Route 76 East Project Celebrates Grand Opening

Carlsbad kicks off cycle season with Bike to Work Day

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 22, 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 Participate 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

Editorial: Stop the SANDAG Power Grab! East County Leaders Urge Opposition to AB 805

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

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 ¨C 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

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