Sep 03 2005

SR 56 community connections

Published by at 10:39 am under Biking,San Diego

I got this from a friend. Looks like a way to promote bike connectors to SR56 in Penasquitos.

>>Joel Rizzo <> wrote:
>>Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 10:08:49 -0700
>>From: “Joel Rizzo” <>
[To: field deleted by me]
>>Subject: SR 56 community connections
>>Hey Guys,
>>We are trying to propose that several community connectors will be added
>>to the community plans and the bicycle master plan, but we need community
>>support to do this. These are per your requests, and the requests of others.
>>Currently, we are in the study phase, which will hopefully become design
>>and construction for your two connections, one at Carmel Valley Rd an the
>>other Darkwood Cyn/Penasquitos Open Space.
>>Right now, the Rancho Penasquitos Planning Board is split over adding
>>these to the FBA, and leaning towards a “no” vote at this time. The FBA
>>will pay for these through development, so the community will not even
>>feel this, nor will the developers, as the way it is programmed.
>>Problem is, one major developer sits on the RP board and is swaying the
>>vote heavily in his favor, for less development impact fees. This hurts
>>your interests, and the communities, and the City, but we will do what
>>the community votes for. Your Council Member, Peters, always votes in
>>favor of the planning board, so you need to make sure the board votes
>>knowing your concerns. If you want these projects to move forward, they
>>will need your support at the next community meeting, with yourself and
>>as many people as you can muster in your favor. We will be making our
>>last presentation and a vote will take place.
>>We have done what we can do, as we were beat up in the three previous
>>meetings. There is one more, the first Wed of next month, Sept 7th, at
>>the Sandpiper room, Double Tree Golf Resort, 14455 Penasquitos Drive, SD,
>>CA 92129. Meeting times are usually 6:30, but call me for details. Land
>>use meets at 6:30, and the planning board at 7:30, but we meet at
>>different times for whatever reason.
>>I hope you can still make this.
>>City Bicycle Coordinator
>>If not in, call supervisor Brad Jacobsen at 619-533-3045.
>>Joel Rizzo, Jr.
>>City of San Diego
>>Traffic Engineering Department
>>Inter-Agency Coordination
>>Bicycle Coordinator
>>1010 Second Av, Suite 1200
>>San Diego, CA 92101
>>t: (619)533-3110
>>f: (619)533-3131

I did get permission to post this:

Hi – I had this forwarded along to me. Can I post your message on my blog ( )? I’d like to help get word out, but I don’t like posting
someone else’s email without their permission if it wasn’t sent to me

If it’s ok, I’ll also ask if the folks will post it.

Declan Fleming
PQ Resident and Biker

Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 16:03:39 -0700
From: Joel Rizzo
Subject: Re: FW: Bicycle Paths in PQ – FYI – Planning Board

Ok, good luck.

Joel Rizzo, Jr.

City of San Diego
Traffic Engineering Department
Inter-Agency Coordination
Bicycle Coordinator
1010 Second Av, Suite 1200
San Diego, CA 92101
t: (619)533-3110
f: (619)533-3131

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