Proposed Development in North Park would increase mobility
SAN DIEGO (December 8, 2014)---MOVE Alliance is pleased to announce its endorsement of the proposed Community HousingWorks (CHW) Arizona Street development in North Park. The project would replace an office building within walking distance of transit with a multi-generational, sustainable, walkable residential community in the heart of San Diego.
MOVE Alliance calls on Vista to revise parking policy to encourage more smart growth projects
VISTA, CA - Excessive parking requirements by the Vista City Council eliminated a smart growth project and could deter similar mixed-use developments, which would be a blow to the environment and the economy.
New report says Beverly Hills developer has ‘not provided the various economic, traffic and related reports upon which its initiative is based’
ESCONDIDO - The City of Escondido has released a revealing 36-page report that says a proposed housing development would:
‘The newly merged Balboa Park Conservancy will work to keep Balboa Park magnificent’
SAN DIEGO - The Balboa Park Conservancy has merged with Balboa Park Central, the two sides announced today. The merged organization will operate under the name of The Balboa Park Conservancy. Conceptualized in early 2013, the two organizations worked together under an “Intent to Merge” agreement for the past year. The merger was finalized on July 1, 2014.
Comprehensive Analysis Uncovers Negative Impacts on Small Businesses and Ineffectiveness as Tool to Reduce Poverty
SAN DIEGO – Increasing the minimum wage would hurt numerous small businesses, according to a study released today by the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. The study also found that a local proposal to raise the minimum wage would be an ineffective tool to reduce poverty, failing to reach many of the people who need the most help.
Annual report card is a comprehensive snapshot of region's progress on sustainability, environment, economy
SAN DIEGO – On the eve of Earth Day, Equinox Center released its fifth annual San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard today. Notable, positive developments were found in employment, venture capital funding, electric vehicles and solar energy. The 2014 Dashboard also noted areas in need of improvement, including air quality and water use.