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Upcoming COAST Happenings!

Walking Wednesday – Solving State Street’s Problems with Ideas from the Past @ El Paseo Entrance (near Bryant & Sons Jewelers)
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

March 28th – Solving State Street’s Problems with Ideas from the Past

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Our Walking Wednesdays season is kicked off by an examination of State Street’s past to find answers to the issues facing us today.  Join architect and Historic Landmarks Commissioner Anthony Grumbine to compare today’s State Street and the surrounding blocks, to what it looked like over the City’s history and how it developed to its current status.  Previous iterations of State Street included elements of urbanism such as multistory buildings, increased density, and even a streetcar.  Participants will consider the following question:  What inspirations from Santa Barbara’s historic roots can be used to create a more vibrant, safe, and economically healthy State Street?

Our walk starts at the entrance of El Paseo on State Street (near 812 State Street, Bryant & Sons Jewelers).

COAST Advocacy Committee Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Mar 29 @ 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.

COAST General Meeting @ Union Bank Partner's Building
Apr 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 the General Meetings link under About Us.

Eastside Neighborhood Meeting @ Eastside Library - MLK Wing
Apr 12 @ 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, 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.

CEC Earth Day Festival Day 1 @ Alameda Park
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join COAST as we celebrate the CEC Earth Day Festival!  Volunteer with us at our booth to help us advocate and outreach for sustainable transportation.  Be sure to stop by the COAST booth for:

  • Affordable bike & multisport safety helmets for kids and adults with custom fittings!
  • Bike Trivia Wheel for kids with Safe Routes to School prizes!
  • Info on all our programs and projects including WalkBikeState!

Come have fun with us! Contact Joanna Kaufman for more details.

Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet:


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

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