Circulator- Call for Volunteers, How to Join a Community Planning Group, Program Spotlight, Public Input for SANDAG's 2016 Ballot Measure
SANDAG Quality of Life Measure Public Input
SANDAG is soliciting public input regarding a ballot measure it is planning for November 2016. We are asking Circulate San Diego supporters tell SANDAG they support a measure that advances transit and active transportation.
1. How you can help:
A. Complete this online survey and make your voice heard!
B. Attend one of SANDAG's telephone town halls. RSVP on the event page to let us know you'll participate.
C. Attend one of SANDAG's Public Meetings. RSVP on the event page to let us know you'll participate.
2. What to Tell SANDAG:
A. Any ballot measure should fund advancing transit faster than the recently adopted 2015 Regional Plan.
B. Any ballot measure should have funds for active transportation, including bicycling and safe infrastructure.
C. Any ballot measure should help fund affordable housing near transit, which has been shown to reduce greenhouse gasses.
Visit the event page to learn more about the public input process
Below is a Program Spotlight Blog from one of Circulate's newest staff members Paola Boylan, Program Coordinator. In the blog below, she spotlights just one of the terrific series of programs Circulate has been working on to improve sustainable mobility throughout the San Diego Region.
The Otay Valley Regional Park (OVRP) is an ideal place for a morning run, afternoon stroll with your family or even a mountain biking or horseback riding adventure. Elementary student across Otay are discovering this wonderful landscape through the Safe Routes to Nature Program spearheaded by Circulate San Diego and Funded by the San Diego Foundation.
Circulate San Diego published its report "2015 Regional Walk Scorecard," revealing and ranking the walkability and active transportation progress among the 18 cities in the San Diego region.
Read the report online here.
Like many Americans, San Diegans increasingly demand safe, walkable neighborhoods. From City Heights to Carmel Valley, El Cajon to Solana Beach, Lemon Grove to Escondido, families contact our office to learn how to make their streets more walkable.
The San Diego Regional Walk Scorecard measures what cities in the region are doing to answer the call for improved walkability. Circulate San Diego’s predecessor organization WalkSanDiego created the Scorecard in 2012 to raise awareness of the actions that can improve walkability, and to foster healthy competition among cities in the San Diego region to champion walk-friendly policies and projects. This 2015 report is the third scorecard to be released.Read more