A gathering of business leaders, elected officials, planners, architects, and urbanists converged earlier this week to honor the nominees and recipients of Circulate San Diego’s Momentum Awards. The gala was held atop San Diego’s Central Library, nestled in the heart of the East Village.
The Momentum Awards celebrate mobility, great neighborhoods, connected communities, and sustainable development, while recognizing the achievements of visionary civic leaders and businesses. By shining a light on the people and projects that are promoting the changes that will lead to a more sustainable future, the Momentum Awards encourage others in the community to follow suit.Read more
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'Vertical City' Receives MOVE Alliance Certification
7th & Market Brings Hotel, Grocery, Housing, & More to East Village
SAN DIEGO (October 19, 2015) The MOVE Alliance is pleased to announce the certification of 7th & Market, the proposed Cisterra Development mixed use project in East Village. This innovative project will provide residential, retail, commercial office, hotel, grocery store, and public park space in one city block in the East Village.
“7th & Market will provide a place for people to live, work, relax, play, dine, and shop in this walkable, bikeable, and transit-oriented area,” said Jim Stone, Executive Director of Circulate San Diego, the parent organization of MOVE Alliance.Read more
On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 744, which updates California’s Density Bonus law by allowing developments to build less parking if they maintain a portion of their units as affordable to low income residents. Circulate San Diego helped draft and champion this bill.
News coverage has recently highlighted San Diego’s very poor performance for allowing new housing near transit, especially for affordable homes. Fortunately, developing state law continues to provide some relief to shortsighted local policies.Read more