Who we are
The merged Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition+The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation's (SBBIKE+COAST) mission is to promote walking, bicycling and public transit county-wide to create healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities.
We envision Santa Barbara County as a well-connected network of communities that is safe and accessible for everyone via multimodal, active and sustainable transportation. We will work toward building healthy and vibrant communities with clean air and low-stress, safe streets for people.
What we do
Reach people of all ages and abilities to teach how to get around Santa Barbara County safely and confidently by active and sustainable transportation and transform sedentary habits by encouraging physical activities in the schools and promoting healthy lifestyle to the community.
Assist, mentor and empower all bicycle riders by managing affordable educational Do-It-Yourself community bike shops (3 Bici Centros) in a multicultural and bilingual environment, and create impactful participatory and volunteering opportunities to our supporting members and the wider community all year round.
Address inequities in transportation planning by promoting bicycling for safe transportation and recreation to create healthy, sustainable and equitable communities in Santa Barbara County.
Build and foster strong partnerships with local entities to win broad support for healthier, more sustainable and equitable communities in Santa Barbara county.