Circulate submitted a letter on February 26 voicing our support for Senate Bill 477, which would require local governments to collect and share more data on the production of new homes. This data will allow lawmakers, advocates, and researchers to better understand the effectiveness of policies intended to generate new homes, such as the Accessory Dwelling Unit Law and the Density Bonus Law. Read the letter here.
Circulate San Diego joined a coalition letter to San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria reaffirming its support for protected bike lanes on 30th Street. While the use of streets for outdoor dining during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a necessary adjustment, that use should not delay bicycle infrastructure. Investing in protected bike lines on 30th Street will create a critical north-south spine in the broader North Park and Mid-City network. Read the coalition letter here.
Circulate San Diego signed on to a letter thanking President Biden and congressional leaders for their commitment to provide $30 billion in new operational funding to transit agencies nationwide, and urging them to ensure that California receives its fair share of the funding. The letter is from a coalition of transportation, labor, business, infrastructure, environmental and social justice leaders from California. Read the letter here [PDF].
On January 19th, Circulate submitted a letter recommending the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Board of Directors revise the proposed 2021 fare changes to include free bus and trolley transfers during one-way trips.
Read Circulate's letter here [PDF].
Circulate submitted a letter on January 15th, supporting multi-use paths in the State Route 67 Improvements Project. Multi-use paths are a very important component to improving a region's alternative modes of transportation.
Read Circulate's letter HERE
Circulate submitted a letter with recommendations for inclusion in Councilmember Budget Priority Memoranda for FY 2022. Circulate requests that the City Council prioritize improvements that meet San Diego's Vision Zero and Climate Action Plan goals and also supports the Mobility Board's recommendations.
Read Circulate's letter and the Mobility Board's letter here [PDF].
Circulate sent a letter to the Mayor and City Councilmembers of Encinitas, encouraging the Council to reject efforts to undermine AB 2345. Circulate co-sponsored AB 2345 a bill that enhances California’s Density Bonus Law and encourages more affordable homes throughout California. Read the full letter here [PDF].
Circulate San Diego signed onto a coalition letter in support of Complete Communities - Mobility Choices. In addition, Circulate submitted a letter of support for Complete Communities - Housing Solutions. These initiatives will bring more affordable housing options to San Diego while making communities more walkable, bikeable, and transit-accessible.
Read the full Coalition's Mobility Choices support letter here [PDF].
Read Circulate's full Housing Solutions support letter here [PDF].
Circulate San Diego signed onto a coalition letter in general support of Complete Communities - Mobility Choices. The letter requests that the San Diego City Council approve the ordinance The letter requests that the San Diego City Council hear the item because of the equity, health, and climate benefits for San Diego.
Read the full letter here [PDF].