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General Meetings



Join us for our monthly COAST General Meetings, where local elected officials, City Planners, Traffic Engineers, and Sustainable Transportation Advocates present breaking news and cutting edge technology in transportation both locally and regionally.

WHERE:  Union Bank Community Partners Building, 15 E. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

WHEN:  The 2nd Wednesday of every month at noon.

If you have any additional questions about our General Meetings or would like to present please contact Program Director, Joanna Kaufman (


MAY 10

County Roundabout Updates & Santa Claus Lane Streetscape Project,” with Matt Doberteen, Transportation Planner, County of Santa Barbara

MTD Branding & Marketing Plan Updates,” Hillary Blackerby, Marketing & Community Relations Manager, Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transportation District


“County Jurisdiction Hollister Project,” Thomas Park, Planner, County of Santa Barbara



Promoting active Transportation in Lompoc,” with Ashley Costa and Emily Casarez, Healthy Lompoc Coalition

Designing a multi modal transportation hub at the Amtrak stop in Goleta,” with Mark Linehan (Wynmark Company)


Shared Economy & Self Driving Cars: Revolution You Can Count On” with Peter Brown, Transportation Planner, City of Santa Barbara Link to Presentation PDF

News from Santa Barbara Car Free,” Krista Nightingale and Lyz Hoffman, APCD and SB Carfree


COAST Open House, come hear about what COAST has done for our community and meet some of our Board Members.  Link to presentation PDF.

Video of March Meeting:


Overview and Priorities of SBCAG,” with Marjie Kirn, Executive Director, Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG)

Pacific Surfliner and Peak Hour Service, and Commuter Bus Updates,” Scott Spaulding, Principal Transportation Planner, SBCAG

Fast Forward 2040 (Regional Transportation Plan) Update & Upcoming Year Planning Focus” Michael Becker, Senior Transportation Planner, SBCAG