San Diego has been formed to help create livable communities
with pedestrian-friendly design through the promotion and education
of walking as a safe and viable choice for residents of all ages
- To develop transportation alternatives to
- To reduce auto speeds and traffic in our
- To reclaim our streets as places for people
- To foster land use designs that promote walking
- To encourage active and healthy lifestyles.
- Raise public awareness on the health and
social benefits of walking, and support programs that promote
- Advocate for the rights of all pedestrians
(including children, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities)
to safely use the streets and roads.
- Influence policy, design, and engineering
decisions related to creating a pleasant and functional pedestrian
- Identify regional pedestrian facility needs
and increase funding for improvements.
- Develop coalitions with other interest groups
and organizations to jointly address common issues regarding
pedestrian rights, safety, design, and education.
- Work with neighborhood groups in evaluating
problems and identifying options for reclaiming streets.
- Pursue funding opportunities for demonstration
and research projects.
For more information, contact Dave Schumacher at (619) 557-4565 or via email at dschumachermtdb.sdmts.com.