Letter: Request for Governor Signature on AB 2345

Circulate sent a letter to the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, requesting his signature on Assembly Bill 2345 (Gonzalez). Circulate co-sponsored AB 2345 because it will enhance California’s Density Bonus Law, a critical statewide program to encourage affordable and market rate homes throughout California.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Request for Governor Signature on SB 288

Circulate sent a letter to the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, in support of Senate Bill 288 (Wiener). This bill accelerates sustainable transit projects that will get people back to work and increase transportation choices by providing a two-year CEQA exemption. This bill has passed the legislature. It needs the governor’s signature to become law.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Response to Public Safety Hazard on Eastbound Washington Street

Circulate signed onto a letter with a coalition of local advocacy organizations requesting the City of San Diego immediately address the public safety hazard on eastbound Washington Street. The letter requests the City of San Diego to restore the Washington Street bike lane until the completion of the SANDAG Washington Street Bikeway in this area. On August 21st, 2020, a 66-year old bicyclist was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver on this current Class III bicycle facility. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Illegal scooter removal in City of San Diego

Circulate submitted a letter to urge the City of San Diego to take appropriate action to end the illegal activities of Scooter Removal LLC, dba ScootScoop.We ask the City of San Diego to adopt ordinances that would protect shared mobility device providers from the predatory actions of tow companies.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Support for Senate Bill 288

Circulate submitted a letter in support of SB 288 (Wiener). SB 288 would streamline the implementation of sustainable transit projects during a time of economic uncertainty.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Coalition Letter: Support for New Emergency Funding to California’s Transit Agencies

Circulate signed onto coalition letters urging state and federal leadership to provide new emergency funding to California's transit agencies. Without more rescue funding this year, transit service will be reduced and risks permanent elimination.

Read the full letter to state leaders [PDF] and the letter to federal leaders here [PDF].


Letter: SB-1120-Support if Amended

Today Circulate submitted a Support If Amended letter regarding SB-1120. We propose specific amendments that will expand accessibility to the benefits of SB-1120. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Recommendations for AHSC Round 6 Guidelines

Circulate submitted recommendations for the Strategic Growth Council’s (SGC) Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Round 6 guidelines. The San Diego region received zero funding from the California SGC’s AHSC grant for Round 5, and we feel the SGC board should revisit scoring criteria to ensure a regional balance in funding for projects throughout California during AHSC Round 6.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Support to Place Homes for San Diegans on the November Ballot

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter in support of the City Council placing the Homes for San Diegans bond measure on the November ballot. This proposed $900 million affordable housing bond will enable the development of much-needed affordable housing units and will foster the goal of creating equitable housing policies in San Diego. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Recommendations for Updating Shared Mobility Device Regulations

Circulate submitted a letter with recommendations for how to update San Diego's Shared Mobility Device (SMD) Regulations. SMDs such as scooters or bicycles continue to provide transportation options for San Diegans to get around conveniently.  Our recommended updates to the regulations are meant to ensure their viability long-term, so that San Diegans can continue to benefit from expanded mobility options.

Read the full letter here [PDF].



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