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Upcoming COAST Happenings!

Walking Wednesday – A Journey Back to Chinatown & More! @ El Presidio Chapel (at Corner of Santa Barbara St.)
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

September 27th – S.B.’s Presidio District with the Trust for Historic Preservation

For our final Walking Wednesday tour of the season, we will explore the Asian, Japanese and Californio history of Santa Barbara’s Chinatown and El Presidio district with Anne Peterson, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation.  Join us as we meander back in time to learn of what once was S.B.’s thriving Chinatown and Japanese neighborhoods while enjoying a healthy walk!

Meet in front of the El Presidio Chapel at 123 E Canon Perdido St., near the corner of Santa Barbara Street.  Free parking is available off E Canon Perdido St. behind Panino deli restaurant (look for the ‘Free Event Parking’ sign).

COAST Advocacy Committee Meeting @ Good Cup - Downtown
Sep 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.

COAST’s Fall Gathering! @ The Spanish Garden Inn
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for our biggest annual fundraiser with great company, delicious food, a hosted beer & wine bar, music and to honor this year’s Barry Siegel Award recipient:  Dru van Hengel.  We’ll also have a special presentation:  ‘Remembering our COAST friend Jean Thomson.’

Click ‘Tickets’ (upper right) to purchase or reserve your spots at the Fall Gathering on October 5th!


We thank our generous sponsors for helping make this event happen:

COAST General Meeting @ Union Bank Partner's Building
Oct 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
Oct 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.


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