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SanDag Board Approves Action Plan To Resolve Regional Tolling System Issues

By   /  January 16, 2024  /  State and National  /  No Comments

San Diego, CA -On Friday, under the leadership of SANDAG and San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nora Vargas, the SANDAG Board of Directors approved an action plan to resolve ongoing tolling system deficiencies and to implement a new back-office system. “The San Diego region deserves transparent and accountable government. I am proud of the SANDAG Board […]

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SanDag Seeks Public Input On Future Of Transportation

By   /  August 22, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

Wednesday’s Workshop to Provide Information about Proposed Improvements in the City of San Diego WHEN:          Wednesday, August 23 5:30-7 p.m. WHERE:        Price Philanthropies 4305 University Avenue, Ste 640, 92105, City Heights WHAT:           SANDAG will host the first of six workshops that will be held across the region to give the public an opportunity to learn […]

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SanDag & CalTrans Nominated $140M In State Funding

By   /  June 15, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

For Otay Mesa East Port Of Entry On Thursday, California Transportation Commission (CTC) staff made the largest award recommendation of $140 million to SANDAG and Caltrans through Senate Bill 1 Trade Corridor Enhancement Program. The CTC is expected to approve the award for the advancement of the federal State Route 11/Otay Mesa East Port of […]

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Supervisor Desmond -What Do San Diegans Think of SANDAG?

By   /  March 29, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

Have you ever heard of SANDAG? It stands for San Diego Association of Governments and plays a vital role in our lives here in San Diego County. However, many are unaware of its existence and impact on our daily lives. In a nutshell, SANDAG is a regional transportation board that is responsible for all things […]

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Call To Action: Tell SanDag To Fund Emerald Improvements!

By   /  March 16, 2023  /  Local  /  No Comments

SANDAG (The San Diego Association of Governments) is a taxpayer funded agency with the authority to fund local projects. The Emerald Corridor Improvement Project will improve safety and mobility in our Vista neighborhoods. The City of Vista has requested funding from SANDAG but has been denied. The funding, if approved, would provide: Make your voice […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond – The Voting System At SanDag

By   /  February 22, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

In 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 805. While there wasn’t much publicity at the time, the measure was proposed by state legislatures in Sacramento, and now the power is being abused at SANDAG. The weighted vote gives more power to the more populated cities. For example, the City of San Diego and Chula […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmomd -More Problems With SanDag

By   /  October 24, 2022  /  North County  /  1 Comment

Here we go again, SANDAG is once again mismanaging taxpayer dollars. Last week, an internal audit was released that found multiple issues with the way SANDAG manages and processes contracts with outside vendors. Key takeaways include a disproportionate preference to certain vendors, with some contractors receiving up to 700% more than initially awarded. One vendor received a $64 million […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  July 25, 2022  /  North County  /  1 Comment

In December 2021, SANDAG passed its regional transportation plan. As you may know, the plan called for $165 billion to be spent on public transit. In order to pay for their ambitious project, SANDAG wants to include three tax increases. Also, most controversial, they wanted to charge people for every mile they drive in San […]

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SanDag Youth Opportunity Pass Program Starts May 1

By   /  April 18, 2022  /  North County  /  1 Comment

SANDAG, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), North County Transit District (NCTD), and the County of San Diego joined the community on Friday morning to announce the SANDAG Youth Opportunity Pass pilot program. The new program is the first of its kind in the San Diego region, offering free public transit to anyone 18 and under, with […]

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SanDag, MTS & NTCD To Offer Free Transit For Youth Starting May 1

By   /  April 5, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Anyone 18 and Under Can Ride Transit for Free with PRONTO! Beginning May 1, anyone 18 and under will be able to ride the bus, Trolley, COASTER, and SPRINTER for free through the new SANDAG Youth Opportunity Pass pilot program. Eligible riders will need a Youth PRONTO app account or card to participate in the program. The […]

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I-15 / SR 78 Direct Connectors Project Fall Updates

By   /  November 11, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

I-15/SR 78 Managed Lanes Direct Connectors Project Thank you for your continued interest in the I-15/SR 78 Managed Lanes Direct Connectors project. Caltrans, SANDAG, and the City of San Marcos are proud to be making progress on an important project within the cities of Escondido and San Marcos that will: Improve connectivity between I-15 and SR 78 […]

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California, Mexico Pledge Enhanced Collaboration On Future Port Of Entry

By   /  July 1, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

SAN DIEGO –The governments of California and Mexico signed an agreement today reinforcing their mutual commitment to support the Otay Mesa East/Mesa de Otay II Port of Entry project, a major cross-border infrastructure initiative that will greatly expand trade capacity along the busiest border region in the Western hemisphere and provide a fast, predictable and secure […]

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SanDag Presents A Free Bike Webinar

By   /  May 6, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Who: SANDAG   What: A free biking webinar  When: Thursday, May 20 at 11 a.m.  Where: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9195463547679687440  Why: Hear the latest updates about current and planned regional bike infrastructure projects, our regional bike network, and all the places you can GO by BIKE during Bike Anywhere Week. Learn how you can participate in Bike Anywhere Week, May 16-22, through self-guided and virtual activities […]

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SanDag Awarded $12.1 Million To Complete 2-Mile Gap Of Inland Trail In The City Of Vista

By   /  April 29, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

SANDAG was awarded nearly $12.1 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds from the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for the completion of the seven-mile “San Marcos to Vista” segment of the Inland Rail Trail.  The funds will support the completion of a critical two-mile gap of the Inland Rail Trail in the City of Vista, between Civic Center Drive and North Drive. When the project is complete, the result will be 14 continuous miles of […]

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Full Rail Closure Between Solana Beach & San Diego Cancelled

By   /  April 29, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

SANDAG Crews Complete Weekend Work ahead of Schedule A full rail closure along the passenger and freight rail line between Solana Beach and San Diego previously planned for this weekend has been cancelled. All rail service will continue as normal. The closure was cancelled due to crews completing the first phase of emergency repairs on the Del Mar […]

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Full Rail Service Closure Between Solana Beach & San Diego

By   /  April 15, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Progress Continues on SANDAG and NCTD Emergency Bluff Repairs in Del Mar This weekend, a full rail closure along the passenger and freight rail line between Solana Beach and San Diego will be in effect to accommodate Del Mar Bluff Stabilization emergency repairs. The closure will take place just after 12 a.m. Saturday, April 17, through […]

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Full Rail Closure Between Oceanside & San Diego This Weekend

By   /  April 8, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Progress Continues on SANDAG and NCTD Emergency Bluff Repairs in Del Mar This weekend, a full rail closure along the passenger and freight rail line between Oceanside and San Diego will be in effect to accommodate Del Mar Bluff Stabilization emergency repairs and continued Mid-Coast Trolley project construction. The closure will take place from just […]

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San Diego Region Awarded $10.5 Million For Del Mar Bluff Repairs

By   /  March 25, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Funds Awarded by the California Transportation Commission will Allow SANDAG and NCTD to Complete Needed Bluff Repairs On Thursday, March 25, SANDAG and North County Transit District (NCTD) received $10.5 million from the State Transportation Improvement Program’s Interregional Transportation Improvement Program administered by the California Transportation Commission (CTC).  The funds will allow SANDAG and NCTD to complete […]

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San Dag Board To Meet With County Health officials – Re: Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

By   /  January 7, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

WHEN:             Friday, January 8 – 9 a.m. WHERE:           Join the meeting via Zoom WHAT:             Mayors, City Councilmembers, County Supervisors, and agency leaders from throughout the region, who make up the SANDAG Board of Directors, will receive an update from San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Director Nick Macchione. The meeting was […]

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Encinitas Mayor Blakespear Named New SanDag Chair

By   /  December 7, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Board of Directors Unanimously Chooses Encinitas Mayor to Lead Regional Agency At Friday’s SANDAG Board of Directors meeting, the Board unanimously elected its current Vice Chair, Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear, to chair the regional transportation planning agency. Blakespear will begin her new role on January 1 and will serve for two years. The election for […]

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