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.
Read the report, Vision Zero: Zero Traffic Deaths in San Diego by 2025, in pdf or on our mobile-friendly website here.
The concept for Vision Zero in San Diego is supported by a strong coalition of leading transportation, business, and community based organizations and the thousands of members they represent. A similar strategy has been implemented in five cities around the country with successful results.
Take a look at the coverage of our press conference with Mayor Faulconer, the Vision Zero report, and our plan to eliminate traffic deaths in 10 years:
- We received national coverage with an article in Next City
- Streetsblog CA also wrote about our report, exploring the strategy we outline
- Circulate's Executive Director Jim Stone and Randy Van Vleck from City Heights Community Development Corporation joined KPBS Midday Edition for an interview
- CBS 8 interviewed Mayor Faulconer and Council Member Mark Kersey about Vision Zero
- NBC San Diego featured a comprehensive look at Vision Zero San Diego
- Jim Stone also sat down for an interview with KUSI