News, Links, and Other Views

City of San Diego

  • The North County Times points out that San Diego is not one of America’s “smartest” cities.
  • Councilman Todd Gloria in an effort to improve infrastructure is promoting sexy streets.
  • The city council has set up a committee to address the $800 million infrastructure backlog.

San Diego Region

  • San Diego County’s bike count program will have a short introduction and press conference followed by a short bike ride on Dec. 14th, 1pm, in Balboa Park.
  • San Diego County is ready to declare it is in compliance with 1997 (?) air quality standards (still not in compliance with current standards or close to future standards).
  • Oceanside’s mayor is under attack, his opponents claim he hasn’t advocated for highways strongly enough and would like to remove him from SANDAG.  More details here.
  • Jack Shu was on kpbs talking about the recent SANDAG court decision.