On Monday, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined Mayor Pro Tem Marti Emerald, Council Member Mark Kersey, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, and Circulate San Diego to announce their support of developing a strategy in the City of San Diego to reach zero traffic deaths, Vision Zero. The announcement was made at the same time Circulate San Diego released a report outlining a strategy to end traffic deaths by 2025.
As San Diego’s population grows, more people are walking, bicycling, and driving on our streets. Along with this growth comes the need for a commitment to road safety for all San Diegans.
The City has worked hard to bring safety to San Diego’s neighborhoods by addressing crime, repairing infrastructure, and restoring much needed services. These efforts have proven successful as San Diego has one of the lowest crime rates among other cities of its size. streets. Along with this growth comes the need for a commitment to road safety for all San Diegans.
Read the complete report here: http://circulatesd.nationbuilder.com/visionzerosd.
San Diego faces a continuing challenge for adequate water supply and water quality. Infill development provides a useful tool for the region to safeguard water supplies and ensure continuing water quality.
Infill development, consistent with General Plans for both the City and County of San Diego, can provide relief from the combination of drought susceptibility, deteriorating water infrastructure, and population growth.
The complete report is available online, including fact sheets and sample presentation sides that can be used during the project entitlement process: http://circulatesd.nationbuilder.com/waterinfill.
Comments from Circulate San Diego on the development of SANDAG's Transit Oriented Development Strategy. [PDF]
Policy Letter: Alternatives for SANDAG’s Environmental Analysis for San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan
Letter from Circulate San Diego, the San Diego Housing Federation, and the American Lung Association in California asking for alternatives for SANDAG’s environmental analysis for San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan. [PDF]
Letter to SANDAG regarding its January 2015 TOD forum, encouraging discussion about a robust and meaningful TOD Policy. [PDF]
Circulate San Diego provided comments in response to SANDAG's modeling of an Accelerated Network for the 2015 Regional Plan, which shows clear advantages to the Preferred Network. [PDF]
La Mesa Safe Routes Guide is a rich and comprehensive guide for Safe Routes to School. This guide provides an overview of the La Mesa Walk N Roll Safe Routes to School Project WalkSanDiego (Circulate San Diego's predecessor organization) implemented for the City of La Mesa. Additionally, this guide is designed to be a resource for new or expanding programs. It is full of helpful resources and examples, and decriptions of how program components were conducted within this project. Also, it provides details on how to incorporate an intergenerational component to an existing Safe Routes to School Program.