Current Efforts

Current Efforts

Community Pedestrian Safety Training Workshop

Join us Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Franklin Neighborhood Center for a FREE workshop to help make the lower Eastside safer and more pleasant for walking.  The half-day training is for local neighborhood citizens and safety advocates concerned about pedestrian safety and wanting to identify strategies for improving it. Register here.franklin-center-w-bus

The training includes:

  • Expert presenters
  • Interactive training sessions
  • Small group discussion
  • Walkability Assessment

Registration required.  Click here to register.

Visit here for more information.  Brought to Santa Barbara by the UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center, California Walks, and the California Office of Traffic Safety.

Ongoing Efforts

Santa Barbara Walks has been busy hitting the streets as we have been involved with a number of recent projects.  Click on the links below for more of the details of what we’re doing to make walking safer in the South Coast.

Helping develop the City of Santa Barbara’s General Plan Update

Supporting the reconfiguration of the intersection

at State & De La Vina Streets

Improving Cliff Drive on the Mesa

Mapping projects in various neighborhoods

We are always interested in your ideas and turn to the community to help understand what the specific needs are.  If you have suggestions, concerns, or just want to be part of making the South Coast more pedestrian friendly, please email our Project Director, Courtney Dietz or call us at 875.3562.