Circulator- April 8th

MOVE Alliance Certifies Two Urban Infill Projects in East County
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Developments will increase mobility and amenities in El Cajon and La Mesa

SAN DIEGO (March 21., 2016)-­‐-­‐-­The MOVE Alliance is pleased to announce the certification of two urban infill projects in the cities of El Cajon and La Mesa. Both are infill, smart growth projects which will improve the pedestrian streetscape environment and are near high-quality transit.

“These projects demonstrate the potential for turning an under-utilized lot into compact, affordable housing that encourage residents to take transit and ride bikes rather than to use other vehicles,” said Jim Stone, Executive Director of Circulate San Diego, the parent organization of MOVE Alliance.

Read the full press release here

Circulate San Diego Supports Projects throughout San Diego
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Circulate San Diego has numerous projects and events occurring all the time, all over the San Diego region. This Saturday, April 9th from Noon til 3pm Circulate San Diego Staff will host a booth at the El Cajon Multicultural Family Fiesta [Flyer] to support outreach efforts for the Active Transportation Plan, the El Cajon Transit Center Plan, and the "Be Safe El Cajon" initiative.  

If you would like to stay up to date on all the events and happenings of Circulate San Diego please be sure to visit Circulate's Calendar page which not only shows when but where Circulate is Circulating in San Diego. 


The Power of Safe Street Design

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After three years of advocating for new crosswalks on Sixth Avenue, the residents of Bankers Hill are going to see success.  And it’s clear their success is all of our success.

Gary Pence, Senior Traffic Engineer for the City of San Diego, presented the new crosswalk plans at Tuesday’s Uptown Planners meeting, and was greeted with resounding approval from the audience and Board. For the approximate ½ mile section of Sixth Avenue between Laurel and Elm Streets, the City will install two new crosswalks accompanied by solar powered flashing lights, a road diet, and new buffered bike lanes.

Read the entire blog here.


 

Policy Letter: SUPPORT California Transportation Plan 2040
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Circulate San Diego joined with a number of environmental and transportation advocacy organizations from around California to sign onto a letter to support the California Transportation Plan 2040, developed by CalTrans which aligns with the organizations' missions to create healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities with a variety of safe convenient and affordable transportation options to get around.  

Read the entire letter [PDF]


 Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day
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Join California Bicycle Coalition and TransForm for the Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day in Sacramento. Meet and network with advocates from across the state. Learn from California’s most innovative leaders and get updates on legislation. Then walk to the Capitol building for the optional advocacy day and make your voice heard on the transportation issues you care about most!

To learn more or participate click here.

There are lodging and travel scholarships available, contact katie@vgconsulting.org  for more details.


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