Media Advisory: Circulate San Diego Releases Vision Zero in North County Report with North County Elected Officials

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas

310-804-5256

mrosas@circulatesd.org

Press Conference: Circulate San Diego Releases Vision Zero in North County Report with North County Elected Officials

Circulate San Diego will host a press conference with Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Vista Councilmember Corinna Contreras to release a report detailing how North County cities can save lives by implementing Vision Zero strategies. The report also includes crash data for North County cities.

When: Monday, September 30th, 10:00am

Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Vista (S. Santa Fe Ave, just north of the Eucalyptus Ave roundabout)

Who:

  • Catherine Blakespear, Mayor, Encinitas
  • Corinna Contreras, City Councilmember, Vista
  • Kim Smith, AARP
  • Maya Rosas, Circulate San Diego

What: Circulate San Diego will release a new report, “Vision Zero in North County: Eliminating Traffic Deaths in North County San Diego,” with recommendations for how the North County cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Oceanside, Encinitas, and Solana Beach, Poway, Escondido, Vista, and San Marcos can prevent traffic fatalities and serious injuries on their streets. Crash data includes intersections and corridors with highest number of bicycle and pedestrian crashes and total crashes and deaths annually for each city.

Visuals include background of streets with traffic calming improvements such as roundabouts, high visibility crosswalks, and a park. Copies of the report will be made available at the press conference.

This report is an activity of the County of San Diego Chronic Disease and Health Equity Unit’s CalFresh Healthy Living Program, and supports Live Well San Diego, the County’s vision of a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely, and Thriving.

The California Department of Public Health is a public health effort working with hundreds of partners and organizations to empower low-income Californians to live healthier lives through good nutrition and physical activity. Funding is from USDA SNAP. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For important nutrition information, visit www.CaChampionsForChange.net

About Circulate San Diego
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. For more information, go to www.circulatesd.org.

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