Media Advisory: Crash Not Accident San Diego Campaign Kick-Off and Panel To Raise Awareness for Traffic Safety

MEDIA ADVISORY  – August 5, 2020

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy

310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Crash Not Accident San Diego Campaign Kick-Off and Panel To Raise Awareness for Traffic Safety

Tomorrow, nonprofit think tank Circulate San Diego will launch a month-long Crash Not Accident campaign with a panel to educate San Diego media and the public-at-large about the national Crash Not Accident movement. The term “accident” can lead people to believe that crashes are inevitable, whereas they can actually be prevented with careful driving, safe street design, and other Vision Zero principles.

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Virtual Press Conference to Release “Equity and Climate for Homes,” New Report and Maps on Success of San Diego’s Housing Bonus Program

MEDIA ADVISORY  – July 14, 2020

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel

619-567-6856 | cparent@circulatesd.org

Virtual Press Conference to Release “Equity and Climate for Homes,” New Report and Maps on Success of San Diego’s Housing Bonus Program

On July 15th, nonprofit think tank Circulate San Diego will host a virtual press conference to release “Equity and Climate for Homes,” a geographic analysis of the Affordable Homes Bonus Program, the City of San Diego’s innovative policy to produce more affordable and market-rate homes. Note, this press conference has been rescheduled to this date (7/15) from an earlier date that had to be postponed.

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PRESS RELEASE: Curbside San Diego Pilot Project Launches at Achilles Coffee Roasters, Cortez, Downtown San Diego

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JUNE 5, 2020

Contact: Danielle Berger, Director of Planning

619-508-9188 | dberger@circulatesd.org

Curbside San Diego Pilot Project Launches at Achilles Coffee Roasters, Cortez, Downtown San Diego

SAN DIEGO (June 5, 2020) –  Today Achilles Coffee Roasters in the Cortez Hill Neighborhood of Downtown San Diego installed temporary curbside treatments (designated waiting areas, ordering area pavement decals, and a pick-up parking area) as the first Curbside San Diego Pilot Project in Downtown.

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MEDIA ADVISORY - Remote viewing for AB 2345 hearing, to extend San Diego’s housing bonus program state-wide

MEDIA ADVISORY  – May 20, 2020

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel

619-567-6856 | cparent@circulatesd.org

Remote viewing for AB 2345 hearing, to extend San Diego’s housing bonus program state-wide

On May 20th, the California State Assembly will hold its first hearing on Assembly Bill 2345 from Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, which would extend the City of San Diego’s successful enhancements to California’s housing bonus law state-wide.

When: Wednesday, May 20, 11:00 am

Where: View the hearing remotely at https://ahcd.assembly.ca.gov/hearings.

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Press Release - Circulate San Diego publishes “Good Bargain” report on the success of the City of San Diego’s housing bonus program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 19, 2020

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel
619-567-6856 | cparent@circulatesd.org

Circulate San Diego publishes “Good Bargain” report on the success of the City of San Diego’s housing bonus program

Today, Circulate San Diego released a new report titled “Good Bargain,” that details the success of the City of San Diego’s innovative Affordable Homes Bonus Program (AHBP) to produce more affordable and market-rate homes.

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Press Release: Drive, Bike, and Walk Safely During National Bicycle Safety Month

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           
May 1, 2020

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director
(858) 442-7374 | cparent@circulatesd.org 

Drive, Bike, and Walk Safely During National Bicycle Safety Month

Circulate San Diego encourages everyone to “go safely” on new “slow streets,” and all streets, during National Bicycle Safety Month

San Diego, Calif. — May is Bicycle Safety Month and Circulate San Diego is encouraging people walking, driving, or riding their bikes to look out for one another while practicing social distancing measures.

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Press Release: Circulate Joins National Alliance to Tell White House: Transit Workers Need Better Protection from COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Maya Rosas, Director of Policy
310-804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Circulate Joins National Alliance to Tell White House:
Transit Workers Need Better Protection from COVID-19

Circulate San Diego and broad alliance of labor, business, and community advocates demand White House and CDC supply better protective equipment and guidance to safeguard the transit workforce who ensure other essential workers can provide medical care, food, and basic necessities.


Today, Circulate San Diego joined dozens of unions, business groups, economic justice organizations, and local transit advocates from across the nation requesting Vice President Mike Pence and Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, strengthen federal coordination to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for transit workers.
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Press Release: Essential Workers Rely on Transit in San Diego: New Circulate White Paper Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel
619-567-6856 | cparent@circulatesd.org

Essential Workers Rely on Transit in San Diego: New Circulate White Paper Released

Today, Circulate San Diego released a new white paper, Essential Transit: How essential workers in the San Diego region continue to rely on transit while responding to COVID-19. This followed a virtual press conference with MTS and the Mayor of National City.

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Press Release: Chula Vista City Council Adopts Vision Zero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Maya Rosas
(310) 804-5256 | mrosas@circulatesd.org

Chula Vista City Council Adopts Vision Zero
Circulate San Diego Organizes Remote Public Participation Due to COVID-19
SAN DIEGO (March 18, 2020) – The City of Chula Vista City Council voted to adopt Vision Zero at its hearing last night (4-0 with Councilmember Steve Padilla absent). Vision Zero is the goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries for people walking, bicycling, driving, and any other form of transportation.
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Media Advisory: Chula Vista City Council to Vote on Adopting Vision Zero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact: Maya Rosas

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

Chula Vista City Council to Vote on Adopting Vision Zero

SAN DIEGO (March 17, 2020) – The City of Chula Vista City Council will consider adopting Vision Zero at its hearing today. Vision Zero is the goal of ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries for people walking, bicycling, driving, and any other form of transportation. Circulate San Diego will be available throughout the day for in-person or phone interviews in English or Spanish.

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