Press Conference: Circulate San Diego’s “Transit Together” Report Details How a Possible New Ballot Measure Can Fund Transit, Pothole Repair, and Safe Routes to Schools

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Contact: Colin Parent

858-442-7374

cparent@circulatesd.org

Press Conference: Circulate San Diego’s “Transit Together” Report Details How a Possible New Ballot Measure Can Fund Transit, Pothole Repair, and Safe Routes to Schools

Circulate San Diego will host a press conference to release “Transit Together,” a report detailing how a ballot measure by the Metropolitan Transit System could generate at least $10 billion in local revenue to fund transit, pothole repair, and safe routes to schools.

Circulate will bring together leaders in the transportation and labor sectors for the press conference to support bold ideas, compelling projects, and to generate excitement for improving the region’s transportation future.

When: Wednesday, March 6th, 9:00 AM

Where:  Old Town Transit Center, 4005 Taylor St, San Diego, CA 92110

Who:

  • Colin Parent, Circulate San Diego
  • Armando Nunez, Southwest Carpenters
  • Andy Hanshaw, San Diego County Bicycle Coalition
  • Ginger Hitzke, Circulate San Diego Board Member

What: Circulate San Diego will release a new report, “Transit Together,” which finds that an MTS ballot measure could fund long planned transit projects and dedicate billions of dollars to new priorities. Bold projects that an MTS ballot measure could fund include transit connections to the airport, the Purple Line connecting the border to jobs centers in Kearny Mesa, bus fleet electrification and accessibility improvements, safe routes to school, transit, and for seniors, and student transit passes.

Visuals include background images of buses and the Trolley, and carpenters wearing orange safety vests and hardhats.

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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