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San Diego Association of Governments

The San Diego Association of Governments (abbreviated SANDAG) is an association of local San Diego County governments. It is the metropolitan planning organization for the County, with policy makers consisting of mayors, councilmembers, and County Supervisors, and also has capital planning and fare setting powers for the county's transit systems, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and North County Transit District, some of which was assumed by the Metropolitan Transit Development Board (became MTS in 1986). SANDAG also owns all railway tracks in San Diego County.

San Diego Association of Governments
(SANDAG)
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Agency overview
Formed1980
Preceding
  • Comprehensive Planning Organization of San Diego
JurisdictionSan Diego County
Headquarters401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101
Annual budget$1.36 billion
Agency executive
  • Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director
Child agencies
Websitesandag.org

SANDAG, along with the Southern California Association of Governments, are the only metropolitan planning agencies in Southern California.

External linksEdit

  • SANDAG · San Diego Association of Governments
  • LAO Report March 2006 Assessment of SANDAG's Role in San Diego from the Legislative Analyst's Office
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