World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Observed by Councilmember Ward, SDPD, and Circulate San Diego

MEDIA ADVISORY

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Contact: Colin Parent, Interim Executive Director

858-442-7374 | cparent@circulatesd.org

SAN DIEGO (November 16th, 2017) – Tomorrow, World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims will be observed by Councilmember Chris Ward, the San Diego Police Department, Circulate San Diego, and safe streets advocates. As part of World Day of Remembrance, residents in cities from Seattle to Boston to San Diego will mobilize at public events to urge action to save lives on streets through Vision Zero. Vision Zero is the City’s adopted goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2025.

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Press Release: Bicycle Lanes on University Avenue Approved At City Council

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Media Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Bicycle Lanes on University Avenue Approved At City Council

SAN DIEGO (October 31, 2017) – Bicycle lanes will soon be installed on Vision Zero corridor University Avenue from 5th Avenue to Park Boulevard.  Today, San Diego City Council unanimously approved a plan to remove metered parking in order to add the bicycle lanes, making University Avenue safer for all modes of transportation. 

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Press Release: New Report Shows Strong Start for Innovative Affordable Homes Bonus Program

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Contact: Colin Parent
Cell: (858) 442-7374
cparent@circulatesd.org

New Report Shows Strong Start for Innovative Affordable Homes Bonus Program

Circulate San Diego publishes a report detailing the success of a new mixed-income housing program from the City of San Diego.

October 18, 2017 – Circulate San Diego released today a report that shows the early success of a new program at the City of San Diego that encourages developers to set-aside affordable units in their buildings.  The report is available at http://www.circulatesd.org/ahbpreport.

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Media Advisory: Logan Elementary Celebrates International Walk to School Day

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Contact: Maya Rosas, Advocacy Manager
Cell: (310) 804-5256 

Circulate San Diego, the SDPD, and Logan Elementary Celebrate International Walk to School Day

SAN DIEGO, CA - On the morning of October 4, 2017, Logan Elementary students and families will join Circulate San Diego and the San Diego Police Department to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Students will gather near campus to form a “Walking School Bus” and be safely guided to school by parent volunteers.

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Media Advisory: Autonomous/Connected Vehicles Forum in San Diego September 28, 2017

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Contact: Colin Parent
Cell: (858) 442-7374
cparent@circulatesd.org

Autonomous/Connected Vehicles Forum in San Diego September 28, 2017

Circulate San Diego’s forum on Autonomous/Connected Vehicles will feature Mayor Faulconer and leaders from SANDAG and Caltrans.

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Press Release: Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness Videos

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Contact: Maya Rosas, Advocacy Manager
Cell: (310) 804-5256 

Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness Videos

SAN DIEGO (September 26, 2017) – Today Circulate San Diego and the San Diego Police Department recognized Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month by releasing two videos to promote Vision Zero, the City of San Diego’s plan to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025. 

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Media Advisory: Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness PSAs

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Contact: Maya Rosas, Advocacy Manager
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Circulate San Diego and SDPD Unite to Release Pedestrian Safety Awareness PSAs

SAN DIEGO, CA - On Tuesday, September 26th, Circulate San Diego in partnership with the San Diego Police Department will hold a press conference to highlight the importance of Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month. Two Public Safety Announcement videos will be released featuring San Diego’s newest super hero, “Captain VZ.” Draped in a reflective cape and armed with a safety message, Captain VZ helps everyone unleash their inner superhero. 

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Media Advisory: 2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium

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Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

 

Contact: Dan Fesperman
(858) 609-7982

2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium

Summary: Circulate San Diego is hosting our 2nd annual Vision Zero Symposium on how to prevent traffic injuries and deaths, featuring remarks from City of San Diego Councilmember David Alvarez. 

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Press Release: Boy Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries Crossing Dangerous Intersection

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Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Boy Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries Crossing Dangerous Intersection 

SAN DIEGO (September 12, 2017) – A 13-year-old boy suffered serious life-threatening injuries after a 25-year-old driver hit him while crossing the street in Logan Heights yesterday. At approximately 7:00 AM, the driver, who was heading east on Ocean View Blvd approaching 32nd Street, struck the boy while he was crossing Ocean View Blvd northbound. Earlier this year, the intersection was identified as one of the 15 most dangerous for pedestrians in the City of San Diego by the Office of the City Auditor.

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Press Release: Pedestrian Seriously Injured on High Speed Road

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Contact: Maya Rosas
Cell: (310) 804-5256

Pedestrian Seriously Injured on High Speed Road

SAN DIEGO (September 6, 2017) – A 51-year-old man suffered serious injuries after a driver hit the pedestrian in University City yesterday evening. At approximately 9:15 PM, the driver, who was heading east on La Jolla Village Drive approaching Lebon Drive, unsuccessfully attempted to swerve to avoid the pedestrian, who may have been attempting to cross the street. La Jolla Village Drive is a high speed 45 MPH road with six travel lanes and no crosswalk on the side of the street where the collision happened.
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