FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel
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Press Release: Temporary Signage to Educate Residents about Vision Zero Infrastructure Improvements
SAN DIEGO (April 23, 2021) — Today Circulate San Diego, in partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety and City of San Diego, installed temporary educational signage at improved walking and bicycling infrastructure in the City of San Diego.
The infrastructure featured in this program are infrastructures installed as part of the City’s Vision Zero efforts. Vision Zero is the City’s commitment to end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2025.
Since the City’s adoption of Vision Zero in 2015, the City has installed safe infrastructure throughout the City to strengthen its ability to reach the goal of Vision Zero. This infrastructure includes: Separated Bike Lanes, Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons, Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons (also commonly called HAWKs), Road Humps, Traffic Circles, and Roundabouts.
The goal of this project is to highlight new Vision Zero infrastructure and educate residents on how to use them safely. “Increasing safety on our roadways through safe street design is a foundation of Vision Zero principles,” said Danielle Berger, Director of Planning at Circulate San Diego. “But we also need to educate our residents on how to use this infrastructure properly and communicate with them throughout the process so that they are aware and involved.”
Locations of Vision Zero Educational Signage by infrastructure type is included below. These temporary signs will be installed for 30-days only from Friday, April 23, 2021 to Monday, May 24, 2021.
Locations of Vision Zero Educational Signage by Infrastructure Type:
Separated Bike Lane
- West Point Loma Blvd. (b/w Groton St. and Adrian St.)
- Chollas Parkway (b/w 54th and University Ave.)
- J St. (b/w 1st Ave and 11th)
Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs)
- North Harbor Drive & Laurel St.
- Market St. & 47th
- Adams Ave. & Hawley Ave.
- Comstock St. & Fulton St
- San Ysidro Blvd. & Smythe Ave.
Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons (commonly known as HAWKs)
- Camino del Este (near Staples)
- Torrey Pines Rd. & Princess St.
- San Diego River Trail & Mission Center Rd.
- Highland Ave. (b/w El Cajon Ave. and Monroe St.)
- Landis St. & Louisiana St.
- Landis St. & Arnold Ave.
- Streamview Drive & Gayle St.
- Streamview Drive & Lynn St.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
About Circulate San Diego
Circulate San Diego is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing mobility and making the region a better place to move, work, learn and play. We lead a coalition of more than 25 local organizations to support Vision Zero throughout the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.circulatesd.org.