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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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Upcoming COAST Happenings!

Sep
8
Thu
Eastside Neighborhood Meeting @ Eastside Library - MLK Wing
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us each month as we meet with Eastside residents and MTD representatives and to discuss pedestrian safety issues and bus transit services throughout Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria.  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.

Sep
14
Wed
COAST General Meeting @ Union Bank Partner's Building
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Join us for our monthly general meeting where we discuss timely and pertinent transportation issues for the region.  Feel free to bring your lunch!

Sep
22
Thu
Vision Zero Task Force Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for our monthly meeting on Vision Zero, our collaborative effort with the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition, to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

Sep
28
Wed
Walking Wednesday!
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Walking Wednesdays TourJoin us every fourth Wednesday from March thru September as COAST offers a free guided walking tour in Santa Barbara. Each month we explore a different area, with themes ranging from architecture and horticulture to history and green landscape design.  With expert docents to lead us, each Walking Wednesday is educational as well as healthy, promoting more walking throughout our community!  Check our Walking Wednesdays webpage for details on this and past months’ tours.  Bring your comfy walking shoes and arrive early, as we leave promptly.  See you on Wednesday!

Walking Wednesdays for 2016:
March 30th:  ‘Diversity and Change on Haley Street’ with green builder Dennis Allen
April 27th:  ‘Waterfront Past to Future:  Trains, Ships, Bikes and Peds’ with former CEC Executive Director Dave Davis
May 25th:  ‘Hidden Treasures of the Riviera’ with Riviera resident Karen Feeney
June 22nd:  ‘Thinking Inside the Blocks:  The Brilliance of SB’s Historic Urban Architecture’ with architect Anthony Grumbine
July 27th:  ‘Micheltorena Street’ with architect Alex Pujo
August 24th:  ‘Shelton Designs’ with architect and designer Jeff Shelton
September 28th:  ‘Santa Barbara Gardens’ with landscape architect Robert Adams

Oct
12
Wed
COAST General Meeting @ Union Bank Partner's Building
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Join us for our monthly general meeting where we discuss timely and pertinent transportation issues for the region.  Feel free to bring your lunch!

 

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Read COAST’s Summer Newsletter!

We’ve got some news and updates to share.  Click on the image below to read or print our Summer 2016 Newsletter.

COAST Summer 2016 Newsletter