Letter: San Diego Forward: The 2021 Regional Plan’s Five Big Moves

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter supporting the 2021 Regional Plan Five Big Moves concept. The most important component of the Regional Plan is what will happen in the immediate term between adoption of the 2021 Regional Plan and the subsequent Regional Plan. The SANDAG Board should ensure that the immediate impact of the Regional Plan is a tangible improvement to transit. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


One Pedestrian Killed, Another Seriously Injured Over Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact:
Oscar Medina
Cell: 858-922-4644
omedina@circulatesd.org

SAN DIEGO (July 9, 2019) – On Friday, a young man was hit and seriously injured by a driver going westbound on Genesee Ave. That same evening, a 68-year-old male pedestrian was killed when he was struck in a median on East San Ysidro Boulevard by a driver making a left turn. Both crashes are detailed in the San Diego Police Department’s Watch Commander’s Log.

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Letter: Support for Proposed Amendments to the City of San Diego’s Inclusionary Regulations

Circulate submitted a letter in support of the City of San Diego's proposed inclusionary regulations update. Circulate supports the proposed amendments understanding that, were it to stand-alone, it may result in a cooling on production levels and an increase in market rate rents. We are encouraged to see the proposal’s staff report express the need to coordinate and offset the added cost resulting from the proposed inclusionary regulations.

The City of San Diego should continue efforts to reduce the cost of development, and to offset any added costs that may result from the inclusionary update, including through incorporating recommendations outlined in Circulate's letter. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Pedestrian Killed in Midway on Saturday

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Media Contact:
Oscar Medina
Cell: 858-922-4644
omedina@circulatesd.org


SAN DIEGO (June 1, 2019) –On Saturday night, a male pedestrian was killed when he entered Kurtz Street in the Midway neighborhood. The 79-year-old man was struck by a woman driving eastbound on Kutz. The crash is detailed in the San Diego Police Department’s Watch Commander’s Log.

"Even when human error occurs by either pedestrians or motorists, our streets should be designed to ensure errors are not fatal," said Oscar Medina, Project Manager for Circulate San Diego. “One death on San Diego’s streets is too many.”

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Three Smart Growth Projects Entitled after Receiving Circulate San Diego Mobility Certifications

June 21st, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel

858-442-7374 | cparent@circulatesd.org

Three Smart Growth Projects Entitled after Receiving Circulate San Diego Mobility Certifications

SAN DIEGO – Three sustainable growth development projects were recently approved by local jurisdictions after receiving Circulate San Diego’s Mobility Certification. The three sustainable and transit-oriented projects include Terrace Lofts in Vista, The Ivy in Escondido, and Promenade at Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista.

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San Diego FY 2020 Budget Funds More Safe Streets

The City of San Diego’s Vision Zero strategy received significant prioritization and funding in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget following 35 pedestrians killed in preventable car crashes in the 2018 calendar year. Unfortunately, while fatalities from collisions for people inside vehicles have steadily declined, pedestrian fatalities continue to rise in San Diego and across the United States. Vision Zero, the goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2025 in San Diego, requires a systemic shift in how government designs its streets as well as data-driven enforcement and education for people walking, biking, and driving.

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Press Release: Pedestrian Killed and Bicyclist Seriously Injured Over Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Media Contact:
Oscar Medina
Cell: 858-922-4644
omedina@circulatesd.org

Pedestrian Killed and Bicyclist Seriously Injured Over Weekend

SAN DIEGO (June 10, 2019) – On Friday, a bicyclist was hit and seriously injured by a driver pulling onto Rosecrans Street into the bike lane. On Saturday evening, a female pedestrian was killed when she entered W. Washington Street in Hillcrest into the path of two police cruisers. Both crashes are detailed in the San Diego Police Department’s Watch Commander’s Log.

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