Circulator 11/30/18


Letter: Support for Proposed Mobility Advisory Board

Today Circulate San Diego submitted a letter to the San Diego City Council in support of the formation of a Mobility Advisory Board. Creation of a Mobility Board in San Diego will provide a path for the City to comprehensively implement transportation policies and projects, including a much needed focus on the City’s Vision Zero commitment. 

Read the letter [PDF].


Press Release: Circulate San Diego awards Mobility Certification to Solana Highlands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, (310) 804-5256, mrosas@circulatesd.org

Circulate San Diego awards Mobility Certification to Solana Highlands

Sustainable smart growth project will revitalize aging apartment community

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 21, 2018)—Transit and smart growth advocacy organization Circulate San Diego awarded its Mobility Certification to Solana Highlands, the proposed HG Fenton infill and transit-oriented residential project in Solana Beach. The project will redevelop an existing apartment community and provide affordable housing, while considering the distinctive coastal characteristics of Solana Beach.

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Letter: Bus and Trolley Transfers in the Regional Transit Fare Study Update

Circulate San Diego sent a letter urging the SANDAG and MTS Boards of Directors to revise the proposed fare changes in the Regional Transit Fare Study Update to include free or discounted bus transfers and reinstate free transfers for the Trolley.

Read the letter [PDF].


We did it!

Yesterday the board of the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) voted to adopt all our recommendations to transform empty parking lots into affordable homes.

This is a major win for our transit system, and for addressing our region’s housing affordability crisis.

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Letter: 2019 Regional Plan Network Concepts

Today we submitted a letter to the SANDAG Board of Directors encouraging them to consider requesting transit projects be advanced beyond what is currently proposed in the Shared Mobility concept released as a part of the development of the 2019 Regional Plan. We also encourage planning for the Purple Line be incorporated into the future transportation network scenario. 

Read the full letter [PDF].


Press and Photo Release: MTS Updates Policy to Develop Empty Parking Lots into Affordable Homes, A Major Victory for Housing and Transit Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 11, 2018

Contact: Colin Parent

(858) 442-7374

cparent@circulatesd.org

Press and Photo Release: MTS Updates Policy to Develop Empty Parking Lots into Affordable Homes, A Major Victory for Housing and Transit Advocates

Today the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) board voted unanimously to accept recommendations from Circulate San Diego and to reform its policies to allow empty parking lots to be transformed into affordable homes.   

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