Recent Streetsblog USA posts about San Diego

How San Diego Planners Spun the Press to Sell Highway Expansions

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How far will transportation agencies go to spin public perception of their highway expansion plans? San Diego’s KPBS has produced a brilliant case study in this video and the accompanying report — a deep dive into the media operation mounted by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to defend its slate of highway expansion projects. In late 2011, SANDAG passed […]

How NIMBYism Stifles San Diego’s Sustainability Goals

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Earlier this month, the California environmental group Next 10 released a study ranking the walkability of nearly 500 rail stations in the Golden State’s major cities. Not surprisingly, San Diego’s transit stations rated at or near the bottom. Andrew Keatts at Voice of San Diego says the culprit isn’t bad planning. And it’s not the lack of a market […]