I-15 corridor destined for increased traffic
Last updated 4/26/2007 at Noon
Back in 1975 when the first transportation plan was laid out for San Diego County, planners asked residents for support of a heavy rail system.
“People laughed at us,” said Garry Bonelli of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). “They said, ‘I can get anywhere I want to go in San Diego County in 20 minutes.’” In 1975 that was true, he said.
More than 30 years later, that statement is laughable.
As those who have lived even a little while in the area are well aware, there has been a population and housing boom that has strained infrastructure and transportation rou...