Goal Eleven: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

The San Diego region enjoys a high quality of life, although challenges still remain. SANDAG's 2021 Regional Plan seeks to improve the way we all move throughout the region while seeking to ensure that we can all lead healthy lives. 
Goal 11 Sustainable cities and communities

Target 11.1

By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe, and affordable housing and basic services.
Indicator 11.1.1:
Proportion of urban population living in slums, informal settlements, or inadequate housing,
Indicator 11.1.2:
Percentage of households that spend more than 35% of their monthly income on housing costs.


Target 11.2

By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible, and sustainable transport systems for all—improving road safety notably by expanding public transport with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities, and older persons.
Indicator 11.2.1:
Percentage of population that is within 0.5 mile of rail and Rapid transit, by sex, race, age, and persons with disabilities.


Target 11.3

By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated, and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.
Indicator 11.3.1:
Ratio of land consumption rate to population growth rate.
Indicator 11.3.2:
Proportion of cities with a direct participation structure of civil society in urban planning and management that operate regularly and democratically.


Target 11.5

By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting people in poverty and in vulnerable situations.
Indicator 11.5.1:
Number of deaths, missing persons, and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population.
Indicator 11.5.2:
Direct economic loss in relation to global GDP, damage to critical infrastructure, and number of disruptions to basic services, attributed to disasters.

Target 11.6

By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management.
Indicator 11.6.1:
Proportion of urban solid waste regularly collected and with adequate final discharge out of total urban solid waste generated, by cities.
Indicator 11.6.2:
Daily average per person exposure to small particulate matter (e.g., PM 2.5).

Target 11.7

By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive, and accessible green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons, and persons with disabilities.
Indicator 11.7.1:
Average share of built-up area of cities that is open space for public use for all, by sex, age, and persons with disabilities.
Indicator 11.7.2:
Proportion of persons victim of physical or sexual harassment, by sex age, disability status, and place of occurrence in the previous 12 months.