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COAST provides advocacy, education and outreach to improve transportation options in the Santa Barbara and Ventura Regions, promoting rail, bus, bike and pedestrian access.

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COAST News

A People-Focused State Street: Now is the Time!

Join COAST in our State Street Redesign initiative that aims to transform a stretch of State Street into a revitalized, people-centered car-free Downtown promenade!

Upcoming COAST Happenings!

Oct
24
Thu
COAST Advocacy Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for our monthly public Advocacy Committee meeting on various transportation topics, including Vision Zero:  Our collaborative effort with the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

Nov
13
Wed
No General Meeting in November
Nov 13 all-day
No General Meeting in November.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov
15
Fri
COAST’s Fall Gathering! @ The Spanish Garden Inn
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Make plans to join us at COAST’s annual Fall Gathering, an enchanted evening in the courtyard with great company, music, the return of the Tacos El Torito homemade taco bar, a hosted beer & wine bar, and presentation of the Barry Siegel Award recognizing the City of S.B. Public Works’ Active Transportation Team as our 2019 award recipients. We’re also excited to officially introduce our new Executive Director, Melissa Cunningham! Come meet her and introduce yourself.

Tickets are available online (click here) or at the door (we accept cash, checks, and credit/debit cards).

$35: General Admission per person OR
$40: General Admission + a one-year membership
for new members only*
(regular annual membership rates begin at $30)

*Not yet a member? This is a great opportunity to join COAST by purchasing a $40 admission ticket with a one-year membership! Note that this offer cannot be used to renew an existing membership.

If you’re close by, we encourage you to walk, ride a bike, take transit or a ridehsare to the event!  Dress warmly for the evening.

We thank our hosts at The Spanish Garden Inn, and all our Fall Gathering sponsors. If you or your organization or business would like to be a sponsor, contact us here before November 1st.  Thanks for supporting healthy, green, sustainable transportation advocacy!

Nov
20
Wed
Eastside Neighborhood Meeting @ Eastside Library - MLK Wing
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us as we meet with Eastside residents and discuss pedestrian safety issues, bus transit services and more.  Get your questions answered and submit your requests for improved transit service, bus stop lighting and safety.  Translation provided.

COAST’s Eastside Walks program empowers residents in Eastside Santa Barbara neighborhoods to advocate for improved road user safety, including pedestrian improvements in street and intersection lighting, sidewalk infill, bridge widening, and transit service.

Nov
28
Thu
COAST Advocacy Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for our monthly public Advocacy Committee meeting on various transportation topics, including Vision Zero:  Our collaborative effort with the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

 

Something we missed?  Want to post on our calendar?  Please E-Mail us to let us know!

‘COAST News’ for Summer!

Our latest newsletter has arrived for Summer, 2019.  Click HERE or the image below to view, read or print our COAST News.