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Congratulations to all of the nominees for this year’s Momentum Awards! All nominees are listed below. Award winners will be announced at the Momentum Awards gala on October 24th. 

Circulate San Diego’s Momentum Awards recognize the people and projects in the San Diego region that are improving our quality of life by advancing forward-thinking multi-modal transportation choices, better connectivity, and vibrant, healthy communities.

To purchase a ticket for Circulate San Diego's 2019 Gala, visit our Momentum Awards event page.

Walk the Walk Award Recipient

  • Mayor Catherine Blakespear, City of Encinitas - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*

Advocate Award Nominees

  • Hasan Ikhrata - SANDAG
  • Howard LaGrange - City of Oceanside - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Laura Nunn - San Diego Housing Federation
  • Randy Torres-Van Vleck - City Heights Community Development Corporation
  • Rise Up Town - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Stephen Manganiello - City of National City

Complete Streets Project Award Nominees

  • Downtown Mobility Plan Cycle Track Phase 1A - City of San Diego - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • North Bay Urban Greening Plan - Environs, City of San Diego, and Community Forest Advisory Board
  • Townsite/W. Los Angeles Drive and N. Santa Fe Avenue Complete Streets Project - City of Vista - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Westside Mobility Improvement Project - City of National City

Connectivity Project Award Nominees

  • Encinitas Coastal Rail Trail - City of Encinitas, Caltrans, North County Transit District, and SANDAG - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project - City of San Diego, Caltrans, SANDAG, U.C. San Diego, and Scripps Hospital, and the Metropolitan Transit System - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Mesa Housing Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge (MHPBB) - U.C. San Diego
  • National City Midblock Pedestrian Crossing - City of National City
  • The Boulevard Bus Way - City of San Diego, Metropolitan Transit System, and The Boulevard Business Improvement Association
  • UCSD Gilman Bridge @ Interstate 5 - U.C. San Diego and Safdie Rabines Architects

Healthy Community Award Nominees

  • City of Oceanside General Plan Update, Phase 1 - City of Oceanside Development Services Department
  • Parking Reform for Transit Priority Areas - City of San Diego - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Promenade - Baldwin & Sons
  • Zephyr Affordable Housing Project - Affirmed Housing

Innovation Award Nominees

  • Joint Development Policy - Metropolitan Transit System
  • Mid-Coast Mobility Hub Strategy - SANDAG
  • Public Works Department - City of National City - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Shared Mobility Device Rental Companies Ordinance - City of San Diego, Office of Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer
  • Transit & Tacos - City Heights Community Development Corporation

Public Voice Award Nominees

  • Danny Freeman - NBC 7 San Diego
  • Joshua Emerson Smith - Union Tribune San Diego
  • Lisa Halverstadt - Voice of San Diego - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*

Vision Zero Award Nominees

  • North Park | Mid-City Bikeways – Georgia-Meade and Landis Bikeways - SANDAG
  • North Park | Mid-City Bikeways – Howard Bikeway - SANDAG
  • Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program (SSARP) - City of San Diego - *2019 Momentum Award Winner*
  • Vision Zero Award - Uptown Bikeways – Fourth and Fifth Avenue Bikeways - SANDAG