San Diego leaders want the city to be more bikeable and walkable.

City Council President Todd Gloria is among the chief proponents of that goal.

In the latest edition of Fact Check TV, I vetted Gloria’s recent claim that 40 percent of vehicle trips are two miles are less.

Gloria used the statistic to emphasize the ease with which San Diegans could forgo their gas-guzzling vehicles in favor of bicycles.

I also highlighted our effort to track Mayor Bob Filner’s campaign promises.

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New episodes of Fact Check TV appear on NBC 7 San Diego every Friday during the 6 p.m. newscast and our website the following Monday. What should we feature on our next episode?

Lisa Halverstadt is a reporter at Voice of San Diego. Know of something she should check out? You can contact her directly at or 619.325.0528.

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Lisa Halverstadt

Lisa is a senior investigative reporter who digs into some of San Diego's biggest challenges including homelessness, city real estate debacles, the region's...

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