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Northbound, Southbound I-5 Closures Scheduled for Gilman Drive Bridge Construction

San Diego CA— A series of overnight closures of all northbound or all southbound lanes on Interstate 5, from the Interstate 805 merge to La Jolla Village Drive, ...

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SANDAG Executive Director Gallegos to Retire

San Diego County CA— SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos, who has led the agency since 2001, announced on Tuesday that he will retire by the end of the ...

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Drug Use Among Juvenile Arrestees Hits 17-Year Low

San Diego County CA— Drug use among young people booked into Juvenile Hall dropped dramatically in 2016, with 44 percent of youth interviewed testing positive for an illicit ...

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San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan Receives National Award for Excellence

San Diego County CA— San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan has been selected as the “Best of the Best” in the 2017 Planning Excellence Awards, a prestigious biennial ...

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SANDAG Releases Annual Crime Report for San Diego Region

Increase in Homicides, Violent Crimes Against Seniors, and Motor Vehicle Thefts Overall Crime Rate Still the Second Lowest In 37 Years San Diego County CA— The number of ...

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SANDAG Board Selects Orange County Law Firm to Conduct Independent Examination

San Diego County CA— On Friday, the SANDAG Board of Directors voted unanimously to hire Newport Beach-based Hueston Hennigan LLP – a law firm with nationally-recognized investigative expertise ...

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Jewish Family Service Awarded $1.8 Million by SANDAG to Fund “On the Go”

Senior Transportation Service Includes Volunteer Ridesharing and Group Shuttles San Diego County CA— Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) was awarded nearly $1.8 million from the San ...

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$30,000 in Grant Funding Available for Schools to Promote Walking and Biking

San Diego County CA— A total of $30,000 in grant funding is available to local schools and school districts to help fund programs that encourage students to walk ...

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New Bike Trail Opens in San Marcos

San Marcos CA— The first phase of the San Marcos to Vista segment of the Inland Rail Trail is now open. The 1-mile segment completes the San Marcos ...

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SANDAG Board Approves Independent Examination of Agency Revenue Forecast Issues, Plan to Improve Data Accuracy

San Diego County CA— In a unanimous vote on Friday, the SANDAG Board of Directors directed agency staff to hire an outside party to initiate an independent examination ...

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SANDAG Makes Grants Available to Encourage People to Go by Bike

Applications Accepted Through January 20, 2017 San Diego County CA—  SANDAG is helping the San Diego region gear up for National Bike Month (May 2017) by offering $3,000 ...

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Six Employers Recognized for Winning the 2016 Rideshare Corporate Challenge

San Diego County CA— Six companies in the San Diego region are getting accolades for encouraging more workers to adopt healthy and sustainable transportation choices such as carpooling, ...

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New Report: Big Jump in Drug Use Among Males Arrested, Booked into Local Jail

Methamphetamine Use Highest In 16 Years San Diego County CA— Approximately three-quarters of adult males (76%) arrested and booked into local jail in San Diego County tested positive ...

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Federal Grant Helps Senior and Disabled Patients Get Rides for Medical Care

Oceanside CA— A partnership between Tri-City Medical Center; SANDAG; and FACT Inc., or Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation, a regional nonprofit serving seniors and disabled people; has resulted ...

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SANDAG Rejects Claims by ‘Measure A’ Opponents

San Diego County CA— To avoid wasting taxpayer dollars to engage in a legal fight over frivolous claims, SANDAG announced on Thursday that it will update its web ...

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