press release

Goals for Bicycle Master Plan Moves Forward

June 21, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 21, 2018) -The City of San Diego's Environment Committee today unanimously approved a Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) for the City's Bicycle Master Plan (BMP), which was adopted by the City Council on December 9, 2013, and provides a broad vision, strategies, and actions for improvements to bicycling in San Diego.

The Plan will guide development and maintenance of San Diego's bicycle network, including all roadways that bicyclists have a legal right to use and support facilities over the next 20 years.

Among the objectives in the Strategic Implementation Plan are:

o Increase Bicycle Mode Share in Transit Priority Areas to 6% by 2020 and 18% by 2035; consistent with the City's Climate Action Plan
o Improve bicyclist safety by reducing crash rates City-wide
o Increase funding toward bicycle program
o Provide education to all road and transit users
o Improve City institutional collaboration on bicycle issues
o Evaluate bicycle program effectiveness

For specific information for each of these objectives and tasks, click here.

San Diego has what it takes to become a city where bicycles are used for everyday transportation, recreation, and general mobility," said Alvarez,
who has been leading the efforts for bicycle mobility and safety at the City.

David Alvarez with District 80 residents


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