Policy Letter: Comments on SANDAG's 2015 Draft Regional Plan

Summary of Letter:

Circulate San Diego is asking the SANDAG Board to make modest, valuable, and achievable changes to the 2015 Draft Regional Plan to improve transportation and land uses in the region. Our request is organized around five main ideas.

1. Circulate San Diego cannot support a Regional Plan that would prevent the region from reaching the GHG reduction goals in Governor’s Executive Order S-3-05.

2. Circulate San Diego is not asking TransNet to be amended.

3. For San Diego to remain competitive with State and Federal funding, it must accelerate early transit and active transportation projects.

4. SANDAG has a variety of mechanisms available to pay for the advancement of transit and active transportation.

5. Circulate San Diego would support a Regional Plan that advances key projects that benefit the region.

Read the comment letter here [PDF].


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