The public parking lot operated by ABM Parking Services on Lane Field, as well as the public metered spaces located on the east side of Lane Field, are closed effective today, Monday, April 21, 2014. The parking lot is located on the corner of Pacific Highway and West Broadway.
The parking lot and metered spaces are closing to make way for commencement of construction of the Lane Field North Hotel project, scheduled to break ground on May 8, 2014. A 400-room, dual branded hotel will be built on the lot, along with a 1.6-acre setback park on the lot's west side, adjacent to North Harbor Drive.
The Port of San Diego honored 78 of its tenant businesses for exemplary environmental achievements at the April 15 Board of Port Commissioners meeting. The tenants, representing a mix of visitor-serving and industrial businesses, are participants in the Port's Green Business Network, a voluntary program that encourages businesses to incorporate energy efficiency and sustainability into their daily operations.
The Board of Port Commissioners adopted an ordinance at its April 15, 2014 meeting that will establish a parking meter pilot program for one of the public parking lots on Port tidelands. The parking lot is located off Harbor Drive at "G" Street, south of the USS Midway Museum, in an area known as Tuna Harbor.
The area is home to the Port's military art collection and features the popular sculpture, "Unconditional Surrender," known as "The Kiss." The parking lot is also adjacent to the Fish Market Restaurant and the commercial fishing piers.
The 35th Annual Port of San Diego's Day at the Docks event at the sportfishing landings attracted thousands of people to the San Diego Bay waterfront on April 13, 2014. The free public event celebrated the official start of Southern California's spring saltwater fishing season and was produced by the San Diego Sportfishing Council and sponsored by the Port of San Diego and County of San Diego.
The Port of San Diego's Green Port Program has been honored with a 2014 Green California Leadership Award. The award was presented at an April 8, 2014 reception as part of the Green California Summit, an annual conference that highlights the wide range of policies, programs, strategies and technologies that are being implemented to preserve California's natural resources.