Tag Archives: Bike Safety

Sidewalk Near Dangerous City Heights Intersection Could See Upgrades This Summer

By Tarryn Mento A dangerous City Heights intersection where a young skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run accident last fall could see safety upgrades this summer. Activists have lobbied city officials for a new sidewalk along 54th Street near Chollas … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Plea for Safety Improvements On 54th Street

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Last October, Veronica Cortez’s son Jonathan was killed on 54th Street near Lea Street. He was skateboarding to his father’s house when he was struck by multiple drivers. … Continue reading

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Bike Lane Coming to Mid-City Street Where Teen Died

A cyclist walks his bike along an informal sidewalk on 54th Street, Feb. 12, 2016. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Cars whiz past the intersection of Lea and 54th streets, where Jonathan Cortez was struck skateboarding in … Continue reading

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City Responds to Calls for Safety Fixes at Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Kevin Pacheco, 17, and Romeo De la Cruz, 18, visit a memorial for Jonathan Cortez on Oct. 12, 2015. Cortez was killed in a hit and run Oct. 9, 2015 near the intersection of 54th and Lea streets. | Photo … Continue reading

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Group Bike Ride Highlights Orange Avenue Bikeway Plans

By Brian Myers More than 100 people met up with bicycles outside Ibarra Elementary School in City Heights Aug. 29 for a community ride along Orange Avenue and nearby high-pedestrian areas. The three-mile bike ride was organized by a collaborative … Continue reading

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Locations for SD’s Bike Sharing Program TBD

By Sandhya Dirks A city committee has approved a corporate partnership with the bike-sharing program DecoBike. The city is also trying to make streets safer for those who travel on two wheels. Currently, there is an average of 70 bike … Continue reading

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Public Weighs in on Bus Passes, Bike Lanes at Budget Hearing

City Council President Todd Gloria looks out at the people filling the San Diego City Council chambers for the public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2014 budget. | Photo Credit: Todd Gloria, Twitter By Claire Trageser More than 300 people … Continue reading

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‘Bike To Work Day’ Highlights San Diego’s Infrastructure Needs

By Megan Burks ‘Bike to Work Day’ Highlights Infrastructure Needs, Aired on KPBS May 17, 2013 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] SANDAG and community groups set up pit stops throughout the city this morning for the region’s annual … Continue reading

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Grand Jury Report: San Diego Needs to Be More Bike-Friendly

You may be gearing up for this Friday’s “Bike to Work Day” – or maybe you’re a year-round rider – but either way, you might have some thoughts on San Diego as a bicycle-friendly city – and so does the … Continue reading

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Creando Rutas Seguras hacia la Escuela

Joel Alvarez, Monroe Clark’s Safety Parent Coordinator, is surrounded by some of the school’s safety volunteers. On-campus Parent Patrol members are wearing their orange vests, while the new Safe Passages volunteers are wearing their blue Mid-City Safe Passages vests for … Continue reading

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