Tag Archives: Pedestrian 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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Karen Community Looks Forward to a Safe Crossing at Altadena and El Cajon

Video Credit: Brian Myers, Media Arts Center San Diego By Brian Myers Residents this month rallied at the intersection of Altadena Avenue and El Cajon Boulevard, where a man was seriously injured last August when he was struck by a … 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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It’s the Most Dangerous Time of Year for Pedestrians

Pedestrians cross near the intersection of Friars Road and Frazee Road By Mario Koran Sunday didn’t just bring a time change, it meant more drivers and pedestrians are sharing roadways in the dark. In the past, those circumstances have helped … 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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Mid-City Residents Want Safety Fixes at Fatal Hit-And-Run Site

Cars drive past a memorial for Jonathan Cortez at 54th and Lea streets Oct. 12, 2015. Cortez was killed there in a hit and run Oct. 9, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Every night this week, … 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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City Council OKs Plan to Turn Chollas Parkway Into Park

By Megan Burks Every day, some 6,400 motorists rattle down Chollas Parkway in the City Heights area. To the north are a few small industrial lots, and to the south is a creek. This week the San Diego City Council … Continue reading

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Safe Routes to School Project Now Complete

The intersection at Fairmount Ave. and Dwight Ave. now has traffic signals and streetlights to make school crossing safer. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Staff Haga clic aquí para leerlo en Español Walking to Florence Griffith-Joyner Elementary … Continue reading

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