Letter: Support for Proposed Mobility Advisory Board

Today Circulate San Diego submitted a letter to the San Diego City Council in support of the formation of a Mobility Advisory Board. Creation of a Mobility Board in San Diego will provide a path for the City to comprehensively implement transportation policies and projects, including a much needed focus on the City’s Vision Zero commitment. 

Read the letter [PDF].


Letter: Bus and Trolley Transfers in the Regional Transit Fare Study Update

Circulate San Diego sent a letter urging the SANDAG and MTS Boards of Directors to revise the proposed fare changes in the Regional Transit Fare Study Update to include free or discounted bus transfers and reinstate free transfers for the Trolley.

Read the letter [PDF].


Letter: 2019 Regional Plan Network Concepts

Today we submitted a letter to the SANDAG Board of Directors encouraging them to consider requesting transit projects be advanced beyond what is currently proposed in the Shared Mobility concept released as a part of the development of the 2019 Regional Plan. We also encourage planning for the Purple Line be incorporated into the future transportation network scenario. 

Read the full letter [PDF].


Letter: Reforming San Diego’s Parking Code

Circulate San Diego drafted proposed amendments to the City of San Diego's parking code and shared it with the Smart Growth and Land Use Committee in a letter today. The amendments that are needed to fulfill the City’s goals are not complicated and should be brought forward immediately. If the Mayor’s administration is not able to take action to draft these amendments, they should be moved forward by action of the City Council.

Read the letter and parking code amendments [PDF]


Letter: Recommendations for Reforming Inclusionary Housing Policy

Circulate San Diego has written a letter with recommendations for reforming the City of San Diego's inclusionary housing policy. Circulate is a longstanding supporter of expanding the supply of both market-rate and deed-restricted affordable homes. We believe that policy should promote the construction of both types of homes, in a manner that does not unreasonably burden the other.

Read the letter here [PDF].


Letter: Recommendations for Local Governments Regulating Dockless Mobility

Circulate San Diego has written a letter that outlines our recommendations for any local jurisdiction considering regulating dockless mobility. This letter reflects our strong belief that dockless technology should be embraced and can support our longstanding goal to provide more transportation choices. Circulate supports thoughtful regulations that encourage the availability and use of dockless vehicles. 

Read the letter here [PDF].


Letter: SB 1072 (Support)

Circulate San Diego wrote a letter urging Governor Brown to support SB 1072 (Leyva). SB 1072 seeks to establish regional climate collaboratives, as well as technical assistance policies, to enhance local capacity of urban and rural community groups, businesses and cities to apply, compete, and be awarded climate funding.

Read the letter here [PDF]. 


Letter: Staff Proposals to Revise MTS Board Policy 18

Circulate San Diego wrote a letter to the Metropolitan Transit System reiterating recommendations from "Real Opportunity," Circulate's major report outlining how MTS can transform empty parking lots into affordable homes and specifically addressing staff's proposals for revising MTS Board Policy 18.

Read the letter [PDF].


Comment Letter: Airport Development Plan DEIR

Today, Circulate San Diego submitted a comment letter on the San Diego International Airport Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report. We recommend that the EIR be re-circulated after including additional transportation alternatives to reduce traffic and improve transit connections. The Airport should work collaboratively with relevant public agencies like MTS, SANDAG, the Port of San Diego, and the City of San Diego to improve transportation connections and optimize public transit, including a rail connection, to the Airport.

Read our letter here [PDF].


Letter: Support for Phase II Preliminary Design for Lomas Santa Fe Corridor Improvement Project

Circulate San Diego sent a letter of support to the City of Solana Beach for the roundabout option, as part of the Phase II preliminary design for Lomas Santa Fe Corridor Improvement Project. This option would provide greater traffic-calming changes, resulting in safer conditions for community members to walk or bike on this major east-west corridor in Solana Beach.

Read the letter of support [PDF].



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