By Miriam Raftery
August 30, 2019 (La Mesa) The future of transportation has sparked debate across our region. SANDAG and MTS are both moving forward on goals to boost transit access with options such as better trolley and bus service with high-speed rail as a long range option.
But what about reducing traffic gridlock and meeting transportation needs of residents in areas that currently lack adequate transit options? Should building massive housnig projects in the backcountry that add to traffic gridlock be curtailed?
Recently, East County Magazine’s radio show interviewed La Mesa Councilmembers and attorneys Colin Parent and Kristine Alessio on transit issues. Parent is director of Circulate San Diego and Alessio is the Vice Chair of SANDAG’s regional planning committee.
Click here to hear our full interview, originally aired on KNSJ radio, and scroll down for highlights.