SANDAG Board Member: My Constituents Want More Freeway Off-Ramps, Not Trolleys
SANDAG board member Kristine Alessio says the agency is appealing a decision on its big transportation blueprint to avoid setting dangerous precedent. But she also questions the idea that all residents really want more public transit.
Andrew Keatts | December 5, 2014 |
Waiting for the City to Pick Up Its Feet on Sidewalks
Tim Dierks | December 1, 2014 |
The City’s Still Dragging Its Feet on Infrastructure Repairs
Eighteen months ago, city leaders spent more than $2 million to figure out all that was broken in San Diego. The assessments aren’t done yet. “It’s taking too long. It always takes too long. It will always take too long,” a city spokesman said.
Liam Dillon | November 26, 2014 |
San Diego’s Richest Poor Neighborhood, Two Decades Later
In 1993, Sol Price flipped the switch on what has become decades of philanthropic investment in City Heights. Two foundations alone have spent more than a quarter billion there since 2000. So what's come of all that money? Are residents better off because of it?
Megan Burks | November 18, 2014 |
Civic San Diego Will Remain Its Own Boss — for Now
Megan Burks | October 30, 2014 |
Behind the Competing Plans to Make Over Hillcrest
After SANDAG's plan to add more bike lanes in Hillcrest met big backlash, the group reached out for help in creating alternatives. One has taken off with local business owners. But there are parking spots at stake, which means no one agrees completely.
Matthew Hose | October 7, 2014 |
Mayor Believes Mayor Should Spend More Money on Infrastructure
Liam Dillon | September 10, 2014 |
The Plan to Fix Crumbling Streets Is Also Crumbling
Liam Dillon | September 9, 2014 |
Chula Vista Residents to City Leaders: Show Us the Money
Any time we gather a group of residents and ask them what matters to them, the results are remarkably consistent: Streets. Parks. The money to pay for those things. And that's what residents brought up Tuesday night at our Let's Talk Chula Vista event.
Bianca Bruno | July 30, 2014 |
Agency Says Business Plan for ‘Impossible Railroad’ Is None of Your Business
MTS refuses to release documents that would answer some of the most basic questions about the Desert Line railroad project, how Pacific Imperial actually intends to rebuild the line and what its business strategy is.
Ari Bloomekatz | July 28, 2014 |
San Ysidro Is Finally Getting its Sidewalk – Finally
Liam Dillon | June 18, 2014 |
The Mayor’s Own People Think the Mayor Needs to Spend More Money on Streets
Liam Dillon | June 16, 2014 |
The 500 Percent Fee Hike on Developers That Passed With Barely a Peep
Megan Burks | June 11, 2014 |
Fact Check: The Squeaky Wheel Approach to Pothole Repairs
Liam Dillon | May 8, 2014 |
Boot Blasts Zapf on Convention Center But Won’t Say She Opposes Project
Scott Lewis | May 5, 2014 |
Don’t Call Faulconer ‘the Infrastructure Mayor’ Just Yet
Liam Dillon | April 29, 2014 |
SANDAG Teases Its Big Ballot Measure – Again
To hold to its self-imposed deadline, SANDAG must ask voters to help pay for its massive to-do list, which includes things like shoreline preservation and monitoring water quality. If SANDAG pushes the deadline out a few more years, it wouldn't be the first time.
Andrew Keatts | April 24, 2014 |
Why Faulconer’s Streets Plan Doesn’t Mean Streets Will Get Better
Mayor Kevin Faulconer previewed his big budget reveal with a look at what he plans to spend on infrastructure repairs. But without some sizable loans held up in a lawsuit, we're not likely to see much improvement out on the road.