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WalkBikeState: A Car-Free Promenade!

NOW IS THE TIME!:  COAST calls on our City leaders, business partners, community stakeholders and YOU to boldly imagine a stretch of State Street without motor vehicles* and opened up to PEOPLE…walking, biking, strolling and rolling in a car-free promenade.  A new, more sustainable, enjoyable and healthy way to experience our downtown corridor, free of the noise, exhaust and congestion of motor traffic.  Imagine State Street where restaurants and shops could extend into the road for a more interactive experience, with performers, artists and musicians intermingling along the promenade.  We need not imagine…this can be our State Street, and with the current community push to revitalize our retail strip, there’s no better time than now for WalkBikeState!”

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*The Downtown Waterfront Shuttles would still be allowed.
Image thanks to SB MTD and artist Tom Stanley.

THE CAR-FREE CORRIDOR IDEA ISN’T NEW

Cities across the U.S. and the world have been doing this very successfully for years!

There’s Santa Monica’s 3rd St. Promenade:

The 16th Street Mall in Denver:

And Boulder’s famous Pearl Street:

LET’S BUILD THE MOMENTUM FOR A WALKBIKESTATE!

COAST will be hosting community forums where the public can give their input, and together with City officials, business owners, residents and visitors alike, we we can move the discussion forward into actions to transform State Street for the better.
More vibrant!  More sustainable!  More PEOPLE on State!

“I SUPPORT A WALK/BIKE/SHUTTLE-ONLY STATE STREET!”

Want to show your support of a more enjoyable car-free, smog-free promenade?
Sign up here to be added to our supporters list and get updates on campaign progress:

Check your E-Mail and here on our website for COAST updates on a #WalkBikeState!

And to take your support even further:
Check out our non-profit page on the Santa Barbara Gives! website
to make a donation supporting the WalkBikeState campaign.
You can donate as much and as often as you like through December 31st.

Help COAST reach our fundraising goal to receive matching grant funds for #WalkBikeState!

Thanks for supporting your community and Downtown revitalization!