The City of San Diego is currently drafting a planning document for the area around the Balboa Avenue Station. Eventually, the plan will be voted on by the San Diego City Council. The current draft plan is can be read on our campaign page and shows the area being included in the plan.

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Balboa Ave Station's poor access for bikes and pedestrians

Little hope for MidCoast and Balboa Transit Station

The City of San Diego's Balboa Specific Plan is going to the San Diego Planning Commission tomorrow at 9:00 AM, Thursday, December 13, at Council Chambers, 12th Floor, City Administration Bldg., 202 C Street, San Diego CA 92101. It will then be heard at City Council next month. BikeSD does not support The Balboa Specific Plan (full plan PDF is…

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David Ortiz Memorial Ride draws family, friends, co-workers, and strangers together

Cyclists joined together to lay down in front of the City Administration Building to symbolize the number lives that are needlessly harmed or gone foverever every single year. Photo by Paul Mitchel Yesterday shortly after 4PM, everyone who was affected by the death of David Ortiz gathered at Balboa Park to ride down to the City Administration…

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SDCBC Statement on tonight’s David Ortiz Memorial Ride

In a few hours, San Diegans will gather at the Big Fountain in Balboa Park to walk and bike to the City Administration Building to demand the following: 1) A public apology from the police department to the victim’s family & the cycling community for jumping to conclusions and immediately blaming the cyclist before fully completing the…

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Dangerous Balboa Avenue Claims Another Life

David Ortiz (June 25, 1982 - March 22, 2012) Last Thursday while over 800 bike advocates (including myself) were in Washington D.C. urging members of the House to vote in favor of a clean extension of the existing Transportation Bill and support the Petri Amendment in order to ensure safe routes for bicyclists of all capabilities, twenty nine year…

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Bike Lanes in San Diego – Some Updates

Below are a few updates on bike lanes that are scheduled to be striped. Ruffin Road Bike Lanes- The Project Manager overseeing the striping of bike lanes, Gaetano Martedi responded via email stating the following: “The bicycle and vehicular loops have been installed. Final approval and inspection of the loops by the City is ongoing. I anticipate…

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