Press Release: Circulate San Diego Joins City of San Diego For Announcement of Vision Zero Improvements at Fatal 15 Intersections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy

310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Press Release: Circulate San Diego Joins City of San Diego For Announcement of Vision Zero Improvements at Fatal 15 Intersections

SAN DIEGO (April 11th, 2018) – Circulate San Diego joined the City of San Diego in announcing their commitment to saving lives by fixing the Fatal Fifteen, the most dangerous intersections in San Diego, in the upcoming fiscal year. This is an important step in implementing Vision Zero and prioritizing safety in the transportation budget.

Vision Zero advocates joined the following speakers, who discussed the importance of using a data-driven approach to prioritize safety improvements on City streets where lives are most at risk:

  • San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward, District 3, San Diego
  • Kris McFadden, Transportation Division, San Diego
  • Andy Hanshaw, San Diego County Bicycle Coalition
  • Maya Rosas, Circulate San Diego

“Fixing the Fatal Fifteen is a major step towards ending senseless traffic fatalities in San Diego,” said Councilmember Chris Ward, “we need to ensure the safety of our residents by creating safe, walkable communities.”

“Mayor Faulconer made a commitment in 2015 to prioritize safe streets for people walking, biking, and driving in San Diego,” said Maya Rosas, Director of Policy with Circulate San Diego, “today’s announcement is a vital step in making Vision Zero happen and will save lives.”

A fact sheet about the Fatal 15 is attached to this release. [PDF]

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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