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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!

Aug
28
Wed
August Walking Wednesday – Downtown/Funky Healthy Eats, with Nutritionist Gerri French @ Funk Zone Farm, Corner Yanonali & Santa Barbara Streets
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

“Downtown/Funky Healthy Eats,” with Gerri French, MS, RDN, CDESansum Clinic Diabetes Specialist and Nutritionist.

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Nutritionist and Sansum Clinic Diabetes Specialist Gerri French is curating a wonderful stroll thorough Downtown and the Funk Zone with stops at local restaurants, wineries and even an urban farm to learn about how these establishments source and offer locally-grown, organic and/or healthy dishes, wines and produce.  Let’s ‘get foodie and a little bit Funky’ together!

Meet at the Funk Zone Farm at the corner of Yanonali & Santa Barbara Streets in the Funk Zone.

Free parking is available along Funk Zone streets and paid parking is plentiful in the City’s Garden Street Parking Lot (9 Garden St.  Use sidewalk from parking lot entrance across tracks to pathway into Funk Zone at Santa Barbara St.).

Eastside Neighborhood Meeting @ Eastside Library - MLK Wing
Aug 28 @ 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.

This month COAST partners with the Eastside Library for a special informative discussion ‘En Espanol’ of 5 Financial Management Questions for Women.

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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
11
Wed
COAST General Meeting @ Check our General Meeeting Webpage for Updates
Sep 11 @ 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!

For more information on this month’s speakers please visit ‘General Meetings’ menu option under ‘About Us’.

Our General Meeting locations will be relocating in 2019.  Check our ‘General Meetings’ webpage for location details.

Eastside Neighborhood Meeting @ Eastside Library - MLK Wing
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us each month as we meet with Eastside residents and MTD representatives and discuss pedestrian safety issues and bus transit services throughout Santa Barbara’s Eastside neighborhoods.  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
26
Thu
COAST Advocacy Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Sep 26 @ 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.