Letter: Shared Mobility Device Regulations

Circulate San Diego and the Chamber of Commerce wrote Mayor Faulconer's office to express their views on the City's review and possible amendments to its regulations on Shared Mobility Devices (SMD) and submitted for consideration.

Read the full letter here [PDF]


Sign-On Letter: Draft 2020 Interregional Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP)

Circulate San Diego signed on to a letter to California State Transportation Agency Secretary David S. Kim with support for the Draft 2020 Interregional Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP). The ITIP prioritizes investment for shovel-ready mobility projects that will increase transportation options for all Californians.

Read the letter here [PDF].


Letter: City of San Diego Major Amendment LCP-6-SAN-19-0063-1 (Transit Priority Area)

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter to Coastal Commission in support of the City of San Diego's parking reforms for multifamily housing in Transit Priority Areas. Coastal access is imperative for all Californians, and this policy will provide more coastal access by allowing more homes near the coast, and more opportunities to access the coast by those who do not drive or own cars. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Support for Proposed Cardiff Protected Bike Lanes

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter in support of the proposed Cardiff Highway 101 protected bike lanes. By upgrading the existing bike lanes on Highway 101 through Cardiff to Class IV bike lanes, the City of Encinitas will demonstrate its leadership on safety and climate action.

Read the letter here [PDF]


Letter: SB 743 Implementation | Progressive Guidance for Caltrans on Phase-in of VMT Analysis for Legacy Highway Widening Projects

Circulate San Diego signed on to a coalition letter to the California Secretary of Transportation David Kim with guidance for phase in of VMT analysis for legacy highway widening projects. 

Read the letter here [PDF] and its enclosures here [PDF].


Letter: Coalition Letter of Support for the Build More Housing Near Transit Act

Circulate San Diego signed on to a letter of support for the Build More Housing Near Transit Act. The proposed legislation seeks to maximize federal investment in fixed-guideway transit by ensuring the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) take a holistic and quantitative approach to evaluating the potential for affordable and market-rate housing development near transit alignments and station areas.

Read the full coalition letter here [PDF].


Letter: Initial Committee Review of Community Planning Group Proposed Ballot Measure (Sub-item G)

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter on Sub-Item G, consideration of a ballot measure to add Community Planning Groups (CPGs) and the Community Planners Committee to the City Charter. 

Read the full letter [PDF]


Letter: Support for Morena Corridor Specific Plan

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter in support of the Morena Corridor Specific Plan. The Specific Plan proposes safe street improvements like a two-way cycle track along Morena Boulevard and new sidewalks, improvements that are consistent with the City’s Vision Zero commitment. Circulate does not support the recommendation from the Land Use and Housing Committee to reclassify Morena Boulevard from a three lane collector to a four lane collector because the added lane will increase motor vehicle capacity and decrease the space committed to creating safe bicycle infrastructure.

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: San Diego Forward: The 2021 Regional Plan’s Five Big Moves

Circulate San Diego submitted a letter supporting the 2021 Regional Plan Five Big Moves concept. The most important component of the Regional Plan is what will happen in the immediate term between adoption of the 2021 Regional Plan and the subsequent Regional Plan. The SANDAG Board should ensure that the immediate impact of the Regional Plan is a tangible improvement to transit. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].


Letter: Support for Proposed Amendments to the City of San Diego’s Inclusionary Regulations

Circulate submitted a letter in support of the City of San Diego's proposed inclusionary regulations update. Circulate supports the proposed amendments understanding that, were it to stand-alone, it may result in a cooling on production levels and an increase in market rate rents. We are encouraged to see the proposal’s staff report express the need to coordinate and offset the added cost resulting from the proposed inclusionary regulations.

The City of San Diego should continue efforts to reduce the cost of development, and to offset any added costs that may result from the inclusionary update, including through incorporating recommendations outlined in Circulate's letter. 

Read the full letter here [PDF].



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