Caltrans awarded practically $500,000 to the San Diego Association of Governments Tuesday to review a general public transit corridor linking San Diego to San Diego Intercontinental Airport.
Area transportation planners and officials have attempted to add a Metropolitan Transit Technique trolley link to the airport for a long time, but the approach has nonetheless to come to fruition. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, the Airport Authority and regional transit officials have talked about the possibility of a trolley-airport relationship at length in modern months.
Faulconer and SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata have proposed turning a Navy-owned developing among Interstate 5 and Pacific Freeway into the city’s edition of Grand Central Station. A rate tag for this sort of a redevelopment remains mysterious, but Ikhrata has proposed it could be in the billions.
Caltrans’ grant will fund a feasibility review for a long term general public transit line or numerous lines alongside Harbor Drive and Pacific Highway. The company will acquire $458,102 to entire the study as scheduling for a trolley extension continues to creep together.
“From fire preparedness to transit advancements to paving the way for a bicycle superhighway, scheduling is a essential initial move in developing tasks that can help us prepare for the outcomes of local weather alter,” stated Caltrans Director Laurie Berman.
Caltrans awarded a total of $40.5 million in grants statewide for transportation enhancement assignments that will lower greenhouse fuel emissions and reliance on personal vehicles. The award is a person of nine grants totaling $2.7 million earmarked for the metropolitan areas of Coronado, La Mesa and Oceanside, the Jamul Indian Village of California, the Pala Band of Mission Indians, SANDAG and the San Diego Council of Governments.
— Metropolis News Services
$500,000 Review Could Guide to MTS Trolley Route to San Diego Airport was past modified: May perhaps 21st, 2019 by
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