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31, Aug 2014

- The city’s proposed Uptown Community urban design guidelines are out, and I’ve been asked to share them here since comments are due by 10/10. Great Streets SD points out that many new residential projects are turned away from the street instead of facing it, reducing street-level interaction. If you care about Uptown architecture being […]

(UPDATE: Many commenters continue to blame jaywalkers for all collisions, even though a majority of cases in San Diego are the driver’s fault. Of course pedestrians bear responsibility for their actions, but many are being hit while crossing legally.) Two Sundays ago, pedestrian Aaron “Curtis” Voorhies was killed while crossing University Avenue between Vermont Street […]

Mo’s Universe owner Chris Shaw wrote an opinion piece today for Voice of San Diego about the proposed Uptown Bike Corridor route for University Ave.  With four businesses located along University, Shaw is greatly impacted by the project, and he organized a recent meeting with other Hillcrest businesses that was largely opposed to it.  I […]

UPDATE: An analysis was forwarded to me showing 922(!) parking lot spaces within one block of University from 1st to 9th Avenues in Hillcrest. I’ve included this in the text below (and have now linked to it). UPDATE #2: SANDAG asked me to make clear that the change to west University is to reduce “cut-through” […]

Thursday is the first “public” meeting for SANDAG’s Uptown Bike Corridor, with a current route proposed for 4th/5th Avenue through Bankers Hill and University in Mission Hills and Hillcrest. It’s at Roosevelt Middle School, 3366 Park Blvd., at 6 PM. If you’re a reader of this blog and recognize the value of protected bike lanes […]



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