Letter: Support for The Future of Mobility - Data Collection and Analysis to inform Long Range Transportation Planning
Circulate San Diego wrote a letter in support of SANDAG’s application for the SB1 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant. The grant application will be prepared by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in partnership with SANDAG, the Southern California Association of Government’s (SCAG) and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (CTA) for a project titled “The Future of Mobility: Data Collection and Analysis to inform Long Range Transportation Planning.”
Read the entire letter here [PDF].
Over the past year, Circulate San Diego has been working together with community partners and the City of San Diego to develop a new permitting process for placemaking projects. We sent a letter supporting the proposed placemaking amendments to the Municipal Code ahead of the City Council hearing.
Read the entire letter here: [PDF]
Crossing the street is one of the most dangerous activities a person does every day. That’s why Circulate San Diego has been working with the City of San Diego to adopt and implement a Vision Zero strategy to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025.Read more
Below is a blog post from guest contributor Stacey Matlen. Stacey was an attendee at Circulate San Diego’s Autonomous/ Connected Vehicles Forum on September 28, 2017. The event focused on how autonomous and connected vehicles technology may impact transportation planning, land use, and safety.
On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Circulate San Diego brought together stakeholders from private industry, government agencies, academic institutions, and mobility thought leaders for an Autonomous/Connected Vehicles Forum.
For a local event, it attracted quite a few distinguished speakers, including the Mayor of San Diego, along with other leaders from city, regional, state, and federal governments.Read more
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Circulate San Diego, the SDPD, and Logan Elementary Celebrate International Walk to School Day
SAN DIEGO, CA - On the morning of October 4, 2017, Logan Elementary students and families will join Circulate San Diego and the San Diego Police Department to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Students will gather near campus to form a “Walking School Bus” and be safely guided to school by parent volunteers.Read more
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Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness Videos
SAN DIEGO (September 26, 2017) – Today Circulate San Diego and the San Diego Police Department recognized Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month by releasing two videos to promote Vision Zero, the City of San Diego’s plan to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025.Read more
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Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness PSAs
SAN DIEGO, CA - On Tuesday, September 26th, Circulate San Diego in partnership with the San Diego Police Department will hold a press conference to highlight the importance of Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month. Two Public Safety Announcement videos will be released featuring San Diego’s newest super hero, “Captain VZ.” Draped in a reflective cape and armed with a safety message, Captain VZ helps everyone unleash their inner superhero.Read more
Yesterday, Circulate San Diego sent Governor Jerry Brown a letter to share our support for AB 805 to reform transportation entities in the San Diego region.
The structure of our metropolitan planning organization, SANDAG, as well as our two transit agencies, MTS and NCTD, need reform. All three entities distribute power disproportionally among smaller and less central jurisdictions, which is not consistent with the democratic principles of one person, one vote.
For San Diego to move forward, and to achieve California's greenhouse gas goals, we need the structural reform called for by AB 805.
Read the entire letter here: (PDF).