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      Politifest Housing and Transportation Summit 2019 in San Diego

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      October 26, 2019

      Saturday  11:00 AM

      5998 Alcala Park
      San Diego, California 92110

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      Politifest Housing and Transportation Summit 2019

      Join Voice of San Diego and USD for Politifest 2019. No greater challenge faces the San Diego region – and California in general – than the cost of living here. Rents are soaring and the concept of buying a home is unfathomable to many residents. But the economy is booming, jobs are being created and babies are being born, both of which drive up the demand for homes. This affects everything. The economy, quality of life, health care, education and the environment. If people can’t afford to live in our cities, it will cripple local economies for decades. Housing is intricately connected to transportation and San Diego leaders have touched off a major, if not historic debate about the future of transit and highways in the region. This year, Politifest will be a daylong journey through these discussions and debates. We’ll begin the day with a keynote speaker, followed by a range of sessions led by subject matter experts. Panelists will discuss housing supply, the future of transit, new tax and policy proposals and our conversations with political candidates will focus on these topics. Tickets $40 member, $55 non-member (includes 1 year membership), Free for Premier Members and Students If you registered for Politifest through our Eventbrite page, you do not need to bring a printed ticket. We will have a check-in area for you. Just be sure to bring an ID if you’re a student. Getting there by car From I-5, take exit 21 for Sea World Dr/Tecolote Rd. Head East at the stoplight onto Tecolote Road. Turn right on Morena, left on Napa and left on Linda Vista Road. Turn left onto Marian Way (USD's West Entrance). Follow signs to park in the West parking structure. From I-8, exit at Morena Boulevard. When the road splits, stay to the right onto Linda Vista Road. Turn left onto Marian Way (USD's West Entrance). Follow signs to park in the West parking structure. Parking is free. Registration will be at the top of the hill in front of the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.Getting there by transit Use the MTS Google Transit Trip Planner to map routes directly to USD. We are located on the #44 bus route. Service to the event leaves every 15 to 20 minutes.The San Diego Trolley runs every 15 minutes throughout most of the day and every 30 minutes in the evening. The stop nearest our campus is the Old Town Transit Center on the Blue/Green Line. There will be limited USD Tram service directly from the transit center to USD.RefreshmentsPolitifest is an all-day event, so plan accordingly. You can purchase a lunch ticket at checkout for $20.About Voice of San DiegoVoice of San Diego is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization. Our mission is to deliver ground-breaking journalism to the San Diego region and to increase civic participation by giving residents the knowledge they need to become advocates for good government and social progress.We look forward to seeing you at Politifest 2019!

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