Edit ModuleShow Tags

What We Learned



Published:

Repeat Riders

After our experiment, three staffers repeated their routes and ditched their cars again

“It was much easier the second time around.”
—Chelsea

“I tried it again and I like to think I’ll keep it up at least once a week.”
—Erin S.

“It was very convenient when my car broke down.”
—Erin G.

"The Last Mile" Needs Some Attention

“We are a region of mesas, canyons, and coastal plains...our communities have clustered along corridors providing livable enclaves or ‘villages’ for bicycling and walking. But these are often disconnected from each other. Therefore we need to create ‘livable last mile’ solutions to bridge these barriers, whether created from topography (going from the canyon to the mesa), hazardous intersections, or distance because of our imbalanced land use and transportation condition.”

—Bruce Appleyard,  PhD, MCP, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University

Big Outstanding Questions

Why do all MTS fares cost the same, no matter how far or near you go?

Why is MTS technology so clunky and outdated?

Why don’t any trolley routes take you to the airport or the beach or Balboa Park?

Why don’t more people ride?


 
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

The Best Food & Drink Events in November and December

San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival Grand Tasting, Prisoner Wine Dinner, and Kettner Exchange/You & Yours/Catalina Offshore Dinner

Lady Bartenders Prove There’s Room for Beer in Cocktails

Amplified Ale Works’ beers help showcase the diversity of booze pairings

San Diego Thanksgiving Guide 2018

Whether you prefer a classic spread, communal meal, or something more casual, there’s a Thanksgiving celebration (and cocktail) in San Diego for you
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants
    Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants
  2. Best of San Diego Party 2018
  3. A Sneak Peek at ‘The Heart of Rock & Roll’
    The Old Globe’s newest world-premiere musical promises a familiar soundtrack and all the good feels of an ’80s rom-com
  4. What San Diego Women Want
    53 working women share their compelling stories on navigating pay equity, the baby penalty, #MeToo, and more
  5. First Look: Lola 55
    A top restaurant industry strategist brings a chef-driven taco shop to the East Village
  6. Sushi’s Next Gen Is Here at Himitsu
    In La Jolla, a Sushi Ota protégé sticks to an age-old tradition of quality
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions

Vote Now for Your Orangetheory Winner!

Winners will be announced at our Sweat event on May 12

Not Your Grandma's Orthotics

New year, new – shoe? Staying on your feet for long hours at a time just got a whole lot more comfortable with Wiivv’s BASE custom insoles
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module

Connect With Us:

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

Ten Pet Friendly Palm Springs Restaurants

AquaVie: 10 Reasons It’s Downtown’s Best Kept Secret

The best workout and spa getaway around? It’s actually right underneath your nose.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags