The City of San Diego is drafting a planning documents for these area of the city. Major stations on the new Mid-Coast Trolley line are planned for both intersections, along with a number of bike facility/improvements along both corridors.

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Ruffin Road garden ride June 2019 - 6

A summer ride to Ruffin Road in Linda Vista to see the Garden

BikeSD Board Members, Nicole and Natalie, led a fun ride to Ruffin Road to visit an amazing food garden in the heart of Kearny Mesa. The day was fabulous and many thanks to all the riders that came out. Meeting in Old Town with a diverse group of bikes and riders, we first headed through Morena Blvd and I-8 intersections. We encountered fast…

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Streetview image of Morena crossing under I-8

Bike markings coming to Morena Blvd at the Interstate 8 crossing

New bike striping plans and signage for bike riders will be implemented on Morena Boulevard where it crosses Interstate 8 in the next few months. This is an exciting moment in time when Caltrans takes the opportunity to implement safe street markings on state-controlled interchanges that can provide additional guidance, safety, and comfort for…

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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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Morena Boulevard Station Study calls for improvements along Morena Boulevard

The Morena Boulevard project area highlighted in yellow. Source The Mid-Coast Light Rail Trolley is one of the transit projects proposed by SANDAG in their 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and is currently going through the planning and design phase: The Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project will extend Trolley service from Santa Fe Depot in…

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Notes from Morena Boulevard Station Area Planning Study – First Meeting and Request for Your Input

This was written by District 2 resident and BikeSD members, Kelly Cummings ---- Thanks to for the heads up on their events listings, I was able to attend the First Public Workshop for the Morena Boulevard Station Area Planning Study, that was scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM. The Workshop was held at the…

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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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