Missed Opportunity: San Diego’s Uniquely Incomplete Version of “Complete the Boulevard”

San Diego’s safe streets supporters love when the City of San Diego studies altering the streetscape of dangerous auto centric roads. Unfortunately, even when safety is the stated priority of the study, safety and encouraging bicycle infrastructure…


University Ave in San Diego

Closing the Hillcrest Gap: Councilmember Todd Gloria’s departing gift?

University Ave between 5th and 6th: 8 lanes devoted to moving and storing cars; none for bikes.   “We couldn’t accomplish that at SANDAG but I think we can accomplish that as a city project.” —Todd Gloria, November 14th, City Council Meeting…


Our Streets are Changing (Slowly)

At times, advocating for improved bicycle infrastructure feels like a discouraging, prolonged fight for every single inch of our public streets. However, our streets are improving! This blog post highlights some changes that have occurred recently…


Why the HBA Hole is a Worrying Precursor to Future Bike Projects

Full house at SANDAG Transportation Committee meeting on June 5th, 2015 As documented previously, the SANDAG board voted to approve a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemption for the Uptown project. The SANDAG staff report clearly…


San Diego Downtown Mobility Plan

Cycle tracks are coming to downtown!

Downtown areas in American cities have dramatically redesigned their cities with bicycle infrastructure in recent years. Unfortunately, San Diego was not among the early adopters. Currently, the downtown core of San Diego has no bicycle lanes. In…