Data Release: 22 Pedestrians, 5 Bicyclists Killed in 2019 in City of San Diego

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org  

SAN DIEGO (January 15, 2020) – Collision data compiled by Circulate San Diego shows that in 2019, 44 people traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or vehicle died in the City of San Diego. Overall, 14 fewer fatalities occurred in 2019 than in 2018, however, 2019 still had more fatalities than 2017. The Vision Zero goal of zero traffic fatalities is still a long way off as San Diego approaches the midpoint of its 10 year Vision Zero commitment.

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Press Release: Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run in Sherman Heights

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Media Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256

mrosas@circulatesd.org  

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run in Sherman Heights

SAN DIEGO (January 21, 2020) – A driver killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run early on Sunday morning. The victim was dragged for about 100 feet by the driver on the 1800 block of Market Street in Sherman Heights. The driver has not been located and police are looking for a silver GMC Envoy SUV.

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Press Release: Hit-and-Run Video Released at One-Year Crash Anniversary Shows Need for Vision Zero Action

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy

310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Hit-and-Run Video Released at One-Year Crash Anniversary Shows Need for Vision Zero Action

San Diego (January 7,  2020) – San Diego Planning Commissioner Vicki Granowitz shared her first-hand account of being hit by a hit-and-run driver one year ago along with Circulate San Diego and other supporters of safe streets. The press conference took place at the site where Granowitz was seriously injured by a reckless driver, at the intersection of Fern Street and Grape Street in South Park.

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Media Advisory: Press Conference: Hit-and-Run Video Released at One-Year Crash Anniversary Shows Need for Vision Zero Action

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy

310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Press Conference: Hit-and-Run Video Released at One-Year Crash Anniversary  Shows Need for Vision Zero Action

San Diego Planning Commissioner Vicki Granowitz and Circulate San Diego will stand at the site where Granowitz was seriously injured by a reckless driver one year ago to release footage of the hit-and-run. Granowitz lost several front teeth, suffered a concussion, and fractured her knee in two places as a result of the distracted driver crashing into her as she crossed the street. Granowitz will share her experience of being hit by a car outside of Fernside, her restaurant, and Circulate will make a call to action to the City of San Diego to prioritize Vision Zero.

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Media Advisory - Circulate San Diego to Host #TransitTuesday Airport Ride and Tour with MTS and San Diego Airport Authority

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Contact: Angelica Rocha
858-472-2346
arocha@circulatesd.org

Circulate San Diego, MTS, San Diego Airport Authority, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown San Diego Partnership have partnered to bring Fly the 992, a unique event focused on public transportation to the San Diego International Airport. The event will include lunch, MTS Elevate 2020 programming, a transit ride on a new zero-emissions bus to the airport along the 992 airport bus route, and a tour by San Diego Airport Authority Staff.

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Media Advisory: Circulate San Diego Supports Safe Streets in Chula Vista with Traffic Calming Pop Up at Starlight Children’s Faire

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Juan Ramirez, Circulate San Diego
619-831-5450
jaramirez@circulatesd.org

Circulate San Diego Supports Safe Streets in Chula Vista with Traffic Calming Pop Up at Starlight Children’s Faire


Circulate San Diego will  be at Starlight Children’s Faire ahead of the Chula Vista Starlight Parade to educate Chula Vistans about safe streets and Vision Zero, the goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

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Press Release: Council Committee Overwhelmingly Supports Community Planning Group Reforms Following Circulate Recommendations and Press Conference

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Media Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256 - mrosas@circulatesd.org

Council Committee Overwhelmingly Supports Community Planning Group Reforms Following Circulate Recommendations and Press Conference

San Diego (December 5, 2019) – The San Diego Land Use and Housing Committee voted unanimously to support 31 meaningful reforms to Community Planning Groups that would unlock greater democratic participation in community planning, increase training, and streamline the development review process.

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Media Advisory: Press Conference: Supporters of Democratizing Community Planning Groups Rally for Reforms Ahead of Key Hearing

MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact: Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256 - mrosas@circulatesd.org  

Press Conference: Supporters of Democratizing Community Planning Groups  Rally for Reforms Ahead of Key Hearing

Circulate San Diego will host a press conference with community members and stakeholders in support of Community Planning Group reform ahead of a pivotal committee hearing on Thursday. A special Land Use and Housing Committee hearing will review recommended reforms to the City of San Diego’s Community Planning Groups, following reports released by Circulate San Diego, the San Diego County Grand Jury, and the San Diego City Auditor detailing serious concerns with the structure of Community Planning Groups, which are the City’s official advisory community groups on all issues relating to land use, transportation, and housing.

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Press Release: SDSU Mission Valley Earns Circulate Mobility Certification for Transit-Oriented Plan

November 18, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy

310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

SDSU Mission Valley Earns Circulate Mobility Certification for Transit-Oriented Plan

SAN DIEGO – The nonprofit think tank Circulate San Diego awarded its Mobility Certification to SDSU Mission Valley, a transit-oriented and sustainable plan proposed for Mission Valley. The Mobility Certification is a program to recognize and support transit-oriented, smart growth proposals in the San Diego region.

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Press Release: Two Pedestrian Struck by Car in Chollas View

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Media Contact:

Maya Rosas

(310) 804-5256

mrosas@circulatesd.org  

Two Pedestrian Struck by Car in Chollas View

SAN DIEGO (November 5, 2019) – Two pedestrians were hit by a driver who failed to yield while they were crossing the street in a high visibility crosswalk with flashing lights. At around 8:00pm, a group of pedestrians were crossing 47th Street when a driver of a Cadillac CTS drove through the crosswalk, seriously injuring two people. The collision is detailed in the San Diego Police Department’s Watch Commander’s Log.

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