FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium
Summary: Circulate San Diego is hosting our 2nd annual Vision Zero Symposium on how to prevent traffic injuries and deaths, featuring remarks from City of San Diego Councilmember David Alvarez.
When: Thursday, September 21, 2017
5:15 Doors open
5:45 Opening remarks
Colin Parent, Interim Executive Director & Policy Counsel, Circulate San Diego
Honorable Councilmember David Alvarez, District 8, City of San Diego
6:00 Panel—Vision Zero 101
7:00 Panel—The Future of Vision Zero
Where: King-Chavez Academies, 415 31st Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Who: the 2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium is free and open to the public
What: Vision Zero is working towards zero traffic deaths in San Diego, acknowledging that no loss of life is acceptable. The 2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium will bring together San Diego residents and leaders in traffic safety, street design, and public health to discuss the pressing issue of saving lives. Councilmember David Alvarez will give opening remarks, followed by an esteemed group of panelists, including Mayor Faulconer’s lead on Vision Zero, the Executive Director of Los Angeles Walks, and the Policy and Communications Director of the national Vision Zero Network.
Food, Spanish translation, and childcare will be provided at this free community event.
Major funding for this program was provided by a grant from Community Action Partnership, a program of the County of San Diego. The event is co-hosted with the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and sponsored by MIG.
Circulate San Diego is a regional non-profit organization dedicated to advancing mobility and making the region a better place to move, work, learn, and play. Our work focuses on creating great mobility choices, more walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and land uses that promote sustainable growth.
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative is a public-private partnership with the mission of reducing and preventing childhood obesity through policy, systems, and environmental change.