San Diego is a Southern California city, located on the Pacific Ocean and the U.S.-Mexico border. Because of its location, San Diego is perfect for companies interested in international markets, especially those in Latin America and on the Pacific Rim. Below are distances from San Diego to some cities in those markets.
|Tijuana (international border)||17|
|Central and South America|
|Rio de Janeiro||6,206|
Buses, trains, freeways, ferries and trolleys make travel accessible and economical for commuters in San Diego. And the City is well-connected with the rest of the country and the world through highways, rail, sea and air. The City of San Diego adheres to "Transit Oriented Development" guidelines to discourage urban sprawl and to promote the creation of places for people instead of automobiles. The guidelines call for the development of places that are designed to be pedestrian friendly, are connected to transit, and have a mix of uses.
The City works with local agencies to provide transportation systems for its residents and visitors. Bus and trolley service, as well as its commuter rail stations, in the City are served by the Metropolitan Transit System. The San Diego Airport Authority operates San Diego International Airport and the maritime activities of San Diego Bay.