Media Advisory: Walk N Roll - A Neighborhood Storytelling Project

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Contact: Oscar Medina                                                          
Work: (619) 544-9255 ext. 304

 

Walk N Roll: A Neighborhood Storytelling Project 

Wednesday, August 9, 7:00 PM

What: Circulate San Diego and So Say We All are hosting a night of short stories tonight in Barrio Logan.  Hear our performers tell first person narrative stories about their neighborhoods. Hear about the heartbreaks, the bad decisions, about home, and everything that makes our neighborhoods great (and not so great).  Before the event, there will be a 4-mile community bike ride that starts and ends at Ryan Bros Coffee.

Major funding for this program was provided by a grant from Community Action Partnership, a program of the County of San Diego.

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Press Release: Two Pedestrians Seriously Injured, Dog Killed in Collision

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

Two Pedestrians Seriously Injured, Dog Killed in Collision

SAN DIEGO (August 8, 2017) – A 32-year-old man and 23-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries after a taxi cab driver hit the pedestrians and their dog in the College Area on the early morning of August 6, 2017. At approximately 5:20 AM, the driver, who was heading south on Fairmount Avenue after exiting Interstate 8, stopped to call the police after hitting the two pedestrians and the dog, who did not survive. The pedestrians were trying to cross the street. Fairmount Avenue is a high speed road with bike lanes but no sidewalks in the area where the collision happened.

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We are making a difference for TOD

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Earlier this year, Circulate San Diego published a report on how the City of San Diego can implement the Climate Action Plan with more transit oriented development. 

Today we are releasing a letter to supporters detailing the impact of our recent report. The short summary: Our Transit Oriented Development Report is improving San Diego’s land use policy. 

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Letter: Update on TOD Report

Earlier this year, Circulate San Diego published a report on how the City of San Diego can implement more transit oriented development.

Today we are releasing a letter to supporters detailing the impact of our recent report on Transit Oriented Development. The short summary: Our Transit Oriented Development Report is improving San Diego’s land use policy. [PDF]


Press Release: Hit and Run Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian on Vision Zero Corridor

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Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Hit and Run Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian on Vision Zero Corridor

SAN DIEGO (August 4, 2017) – A 55-year-old male pedestrian sustained serious injuries after a driver hit the pedestrian and fled the scene in Hillcrest on August 3, 2017. At approximately 8:30 PM, the man attempted to cross University Avenue near Richmond Street. University Avenue is one of the eight most dangerous corridors in the City of San Diego. According to the San Diego Police Department, the unknown driver in the hit and run has not been apprehended and a description of the vehicle is not available. 
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Press Release: Driver Seriously Injures 18-Year-Old Pedestrian in Linda Vista

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Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Driver Seriously Injures 18-Year-Old Pedestrian in Linda Vista

SAN DIEGO (August 2, 2017) – An 18-year-old male pedestrian sustained serious, life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car in Linda Vista on August 1, 2017. In daylight at approximately 8:25 AM, the teenager attempted to cross Linda Vista Road near Fulton Street, a four-lane road with numerous homes and stores in direct proximity. An 82-year-old driving a 2016 Hyundai Sonata struck the pedestrian on the 30 MPH road, causing a brain bleed.

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Discover Circulate San Diego's Programs: Safe Routes to School

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What is Safe Routes to School?

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a movement that focuses on the implementation of programs aimed to increase the number of students commuting through active transportation modes (walking, biking, skating, public transportation) to reduce the number of vehicle trips associated with school travel. Program activities are based on what is known as the 5 E’s (Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Engineering, and Evaluation) in an effort to improve traffic safety and air quality around schools while creating safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children to be active on their way to/from school.

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Letter: 2017 Vision Zero Strategic Implementation Update

Circulate San Diego prepared a letter for the Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee meeting on July 19th on Vision Zero strategic implementation in 2017. The letter includes recommendations on how to ensure that the City meets the Vision Zero goal of working in partnership with all of our communities to achieve safe and livable neighborhoods, and to end traffic fatalities.

Read our letter here.


Changes at Circulate San Diego

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It is with great gratitude that Circulate San Diego announces the departure of our executive director Jim Stone. Jim is leaving Circulate San Diego far more impactful as an organization, and we know he will thrive in his next endeavor at the Elementary Institute of Science.

Please help us celebrate Jim’s service, and recommit to our future and join Circulate San Diego as a member: http://www.circulatesd.org/membership.

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Circulator: July 14th

San Diego Vision Zero Task Force announces new accomplishments

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On May 18, 2017 the task force convened and filled a conference room in the City’s Administration Building to the point that it began to feel cramped.  The task force is an advisory committee that meets once a month, comprised of City staff from various departments and advocates, including Circulate San Diego, that advises the Mayor’s Office on how to implement Vision Zero. Together they reviewed and discussed the efforts that are being made by the city to further the goals of Vision Zero.

Read the entire blog here.


 

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