PEP4PA: Walkability for San Diego’s Seniors

Empowerment Program 4 Physical Activity (PEP4PA) is a program through UCSD’s Department of Family Medicine & Public Health. PEP4PA and Circulate San Diego have been working together on a project to improve walking conditions for older residents of San Diego County. Circulate and PEP4PA are currently working with older residents in Lakeside to identify walkability improvements around the Lakeside Community Center, as well as the greater community.

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Letter - Assembly Bill 2923 (Chiu and Grayson) - Support

Circulate San Diego sent a letter of support to Assemblymembers Chiu and Grayson for AB 2923. The bill would require the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board to establish transit-oriented development standards for BART-owned land within a half-mile of stations (primarily surface parking lots). This bill is an important step toward ensuring that key transit-oriented sites are developed to their full potential, which Circulate is advocating for with the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.

Read the full letter of support [PDF].


Letter - Senate Bill 828 (Wiener) - Support

Circulate San Diego sent a letter of support to California Senator Scott Wiener for a bill he authored, SB 828. The bill would require city and county governments to properly plan for housing needs as set forth by the Department of Housing and Community Development in their Regional Housing Needs Assessment Determination.

Read the letter of support [PDF].


Press Release: SANDAG Reversal Shows Leadership on Housing, Heeding Calls by Circulate San Diego and Housing Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 8, 2018

Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256

mrosas@circulatesd.org

Press Release: SANDAG Reversal Shows Leadership on Housing, Heeding Calls by Circulate San Diego and Housing Advocates

Following a press conference organized by land use and transportation think tank Circulate San Diego, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board voted to accept the state’s housing need determination, a first in SANDAG’s history. The vote to accept the housing determination, instead of negotiating a lower number, is a bold demonstration of the San Diego region’s leadership in addressing the housing crisis.

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Media Advisory: Circulate San Diego and Housing Advocates Call on SANDAG to Lead on Housing

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256

mrosas@circulatesd.org

Press Conference: Circulate San Diego and Housing Advocates Call on SANDAG to Lead on Housing

Circulate San Diego will host a press conference with housing advocates and business leaders this morning to call on the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to vote to accept the state’s housing needs determination. A vote to accept the housing determination would demonstrate the region’s leadership in the state on solving the housing crisis.

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2018 Bike Month: Bringing Bike Accessibility and Education to a Diverse Community in San Diego

Did you know that May is designated as Bike Month? This past month we took part in several events and led others to make cycling in San Diego more accessible to diverse communities. 

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Intern Spotlight: Charles Kreuzberger

Circulate's new legal intern, Charles Kreuzberger has joined us for the summer. We're excited to welcome him to the team. Read his intro/spotlight to learn more about him.

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Intern Spotlight: Alexis Ledlow

Circulate's new legal intern, Alexis Ledlow has joined us for the summer. We're really excited to have her. Read her intro/spotlight to learn more about her.

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