After comments from the region’s local planning directors and Circulate San Diego, SANDAG has revised its Regional TOD Strategy to include Key Early Actions. The Actions are meant to strengthen the commitment by SANDAG to promote Transit Oriented Development in the region.
The draft strategy released by SANDAG earlier this summer outlined numerous recommendations, but no actionable items. Instead, recommendations called on SANDAG to continue work already underway and consider exploring additional tactics.
Circulate expressed concern about the lack of commitment to TOD in part because development of the draft strategy did not represent good faith to SANDAG’s 2011 commitment to prepare a TOD Policy.Read more
This year, 14 people have died while walking in San Diego. This was the total number of deaths last year, the highest rate in a decade, and we still have four months remaining. Just last week two people walking were injured with life threatening injuries, and a third died. Earlier this week, a bicyclist was seriously injured in North Park. He is in the hospital in critical condition.Read more