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Why Aren’t San Diego’s Streets Fixed Faster?

Aired 10/11/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.

Guest: Liam Dillon, politics writer,

Primo Vannicelli fixes a pothole in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA on Nov. 19, 2010...
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Above: Primo Vannicelli fixes a pothole in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA on Nov. 19, 2010. Photo courtesy of

VOSD's Liam Dillon will discuss San Diego's infrastructure problems on Tuesday's show.

Evening Edition airs weekdays at 5 PM and 6:30 PM on KPBS TV.

As you dodge potholes while driving along the streets of San Diego, you may recall some promise made about fixing the city's bad streets. You may even remember a huge loan the city took out, that was supposed to be spent on street improvement.

So why is San Diego's pothole and paving problem still so bad?

An article published by analyzes why so many of our streets and so much of our public infrastructure is crumbling, and why we haven't been fixing it and what's taking so long to fix it now.

Guests: Liam Dillon, politics writer,

Todd Gloria, San Diego City Councilmember, 3rd District

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