Media Advisory: Chula Vista City Council to Vote on Adopting Vision Zero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Chula Vista City Council to Vote on Adopting Vision Zero

SAN DIEGO (March 17, 2020) – The City of Chula Vista City Council will consider adopting Vision Zero at its hearing today. Vision Zero is the goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries for people walking, bicycling, driving, and any other form of transportation. Circulate San Diego will be available throughout the day for in-person or phone interviews in English or Spanish.

When: Tuesday, March 17th, 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Chula Vista Council Chambers, 276 4th Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910, or streaming online

Who:

  • Maya Rosas, Circulate San Diego
  • Juan Ramirez, Circulate San Diego (Spanish speaker)

What: Circulate San Diego released our Vision Zero in South County report a year ago with recommendations for how to make streets safer in South County, including adopting Vision Zero. Today, Circulate will be urging the City Council to adopt Vision Zero with a timeline for accomplishing zero fatalities and serious injuries.

The concept behind Vision Zero is that traffic deaths are preventable – through safe street design, education, and enforcement. The program has been successful in other U.S. and European cities. To date, over 20 cities across the U.S. have adopted a Vision Zero goal, including the City of San Diego, the City of Imperial Beach, and the City of La Mesa. 

Circulate San Diego’s Vision Zero efforts in Chula Vista are made possible by a generous grant from Kaiser Permanente.

About Circulate San Diego
Circulate San Diego is a regional nonprofit 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. For more information, go to www.circulatesd.org.

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