Travel To San Diego

There are fifty (50) departments in the City Hall of San Diego providing a variety of services ranging from airports to water.

City services in San Diego are grouped into five (5) main categories - Public Safety, Public Works, Business and Construction, Community and Information. To address its public information needs, the city operates a cable TV program (CityTV24).

Jerry Sanders is the current City Mayor of San Diego. He acts as the executive officer of the city government. On the legislative side, there are eight (8) councilors elected to serve in the City Council of San Diego. Another elected official is the City Attorney, who serves the citizens of San Diego as the Chief Legal Advisor and prosecutor at the same time. The City Attorney’s Office has divisions dealing on Civil, Criminal, and Administration matters.
 
City Emergency and Information Services
The City has a 911 emergency service system to provide citizens with quick, effective service. To access JUST CALL, dial (619)6156111 or by TDD (619)6156110, is an automated citizen information system designed to provide recorded answers to the most frequently asked questions about City’s services and programs. JUST CALL provides information on vital community resources such as places to visit, parks and libraries, activities and meetings, as well a City programs like recycling, anti-crime drives and fire prevention, and other non-City government programs of interest to residents and visitors.

Public Transport
There are available limousines, taxis and shuttle bus services from the airport to the hotels and San Diego central destinations. These are conveniently located in the Transport Plazas located at the terminals of the San Diego international airport. For the budget conscious traveler, the Flyer Route No. 992 bus provides transport services from the airport road and the main road networks in San Diego’s downtown. It has a stop at the Sante Fe depot where Coaster trains linking the North County and San Diego central are connected. There is also a connection to the Amtrak train station. The trolley service is also accessible and connected to bus stops.
 
Handicapped Travelers
The airports in San Diego are friendly to disabled or handicapped travelers. Facilities such as lifts, TDD phones (or phones for the deaf) and toilets are available to them. The inter-terminal shuttle and Flyer Route bus could be accessed by travelers on wheelchairs. Prior to travel, notice must be given to airlines by passengers needing wheelchairs and special assistance. Volunteer airport ambassadors provide services throughout the airport. You can call airport volunteers from any free phone or TDD phone. Parking for the disabled is available in all terminal car parks.

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