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Re-Cap of Imperial Beach Walking Tour: Experiencing IB by Foot!

Re-Cap of Imperial Beach Walking Tour: Experiencing IB by Foot!

September 18, 2017

On a bright, sunny Saturday morning, a group of 30 planners and students eager to learn about Imperial Beach gathered at the City Hall. The following “re-cap” summarizes the tour from the perspectives of a recent graduate of the UCSD ... Read More »

Bridging the Gap in Housing Production and Affordability: The “Housing SD” Plan

Bridging the Gap in Housing Production and Affordability: The “Housing SD” Plan

September 7, 2017

As San Diego’s economy continues to grow, the demand for additional housing grows even stronger. The average San Diego household spends well above 30 percent of their income on housing as the median home price in the region has grown ... Read More »

Meet your APA Board Member: Mike Strong, Awards Chair

Meet your APA Board Member: Mike Strong, Awards Chair

September 7, 2017

Mike Strong, our SDAPA Section Awards Chair, is the Assistant Planning Director for the City of Escondido, working on a range of projects that shape how we live in cities, communities, and regions of tomorrow.  Mike has been working in the ... Read More »

City of Vista’s Transformation: Planning for a Thriving Downtown

City of Vista’s Transformation: Planning for a Thriving Downtown

September 6, 2017

The City of Vista is undergoing a major transformation! This transformation has been the result of a Downtown Specific Plan that has strategically arranged for pedestrian-friendly infrastructure investments along a key transportation corridor, and a public involvement process that has ... Read More »