Tag: SANDAG

Your Voice Does Matter

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a busy month of community challenges and opportunities. Hillcrest residents and business owners are dealing with SANDAG’s proposal to eliminate parking spaces (upward of 100) for more bike paths. Mission Hills residents and visitors are fighting to keep MTS from eliminating the 83-bus route. Concerned residents of Mission Hills and Old Town […]

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SANDAG Board Approves Independent Examination

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Agency Revenue Forecasting Issues In Question In a unanimous vote, the SANDAG Board of Directors directed agency staff to hire an outside party to initiate an independent examination of issues surrounding the agency’s sales tax revenue forecasts, and also approved a work plan developed by agency staff to improve data integrity and accuracy. In recent […]

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A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

| June 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

Last month I attended the Mission Hills Town Council meeting to hear from Alan Hoffman, lecturer in City Planning at SDSU and an advisor on transportation and long-range planning, who began working on Uptown 2025. Uptown 2025 came about after Hoffman heard from local business owners how concerned they were that SANDAG was planning to […]

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Keep University Avenue Open Initiative Is Getting Results

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some of you know that this past month SANDAG planned to hold a town forum on the Bike Corridor Proposal that they have been developing and endorsing. You may also know that the meeting was cancelled and is now rescheduled for June 5, 2015 somewhere in Mission Hills; time and location are to be confirmed. […]

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Taking the High Road on the Bike Corridor Proposal

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Those of you who read the March issue of the Presidio Sentinel, may recall my article on street closures and redirecting traffic in Hillcrest, Bankers Hill and Mission Hills. Since that issue came out, I have been attending numerous meetings and receiving an enormous amount of phone calls and emails on this important subject. That’s […]

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Road Closures and Redirecting Vehicular Traffic

| March 1, 2015 | 10 Comments
Road Closures and Redirecting Vehicular Traffic

The Impact To Mission Hills and Hillcrest Businesses and Residents Over the last couple of months, I have been fielding phone calls and emails from concerned business owners, residents and organizational leaders regarding road closures and redirecting vehicular traffic to accommodate new bike paths, primarily in Hillcrest and Mission Hills. The individuals who have contacted […]

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A New Bike Corridor Motto

| October 29, 2013 | 1 Comment
A New Bike Corridor Motto

  Build It and They Will Ride? Over the last several months, I have attended numerous meetings and spoke to local residents and business owners about the proposed bike corridor project that is meant to encourage more people to bicycle. This past week, I attended another meeting hosted by the Mission Hills Business Improvement District […]

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Mission Hills Business Improvement District Bike Lane Meeting

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 23rd at Cinema Under The Stars, 4040 Goldfinch Street in Mission Hills This is a meeting not to miss. Beth Robrahn from SANDAG will give an overview of the proposed bicycle lanes & route options, offer timelines and stages of the projects under consideration, that include Mission Hills, […]

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Community Comments on SANDAG Article

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last month in the Publisher Column I shared comments from disgruntled Mission Hills’ business owners and residents, as well as others from Hillcrest and Old Town about a proposed bike lane project that would impact these three communities. The proposed project involves significant modifications to traffic flow, parking and traffic lanes on Washington Street, University […]

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SANDAG and Community in Serious Disagreement

| September 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Over the last couple of months I have been hearing from disgruntled Mission Hills’ business owners and residents, as well as others from Hillcrest and Old Town about a proposed bike lane project that would impact these three communities. The proposed project involves significant modifications to traffic flow, parking and traffic lanes on Washington Street, […]

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