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    Name: Chamber Transportation Summit
    Date: June 22, 2018
    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:



    Thank You to our Sponsors:

    City of Santa Barbara Airport
    Jack’s Bistro & Famous Bagels
    Meister & Nunes, PC
    Montecito Bank & Trust
    Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District 
    SBCAG



    The 2018 Transportation Summit will gather business community, local governments, residents, and innovative leaders from transportation-related industries, together under one roof to underscore the importance of a healthy and dynamic transportation system for the Carpinteria Valley and Santa Barbara
    County.

    The Summit will provide updates on road, rail, air, and bicycle path projects while optimistically exploring
    transportation innovations for the 21 st Century such as electrification, ridesharing, and autonomous vehicles.

    Featured speakers include: Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, City of Carpinteria Mayor Fred Shaw and City Manager Dave Durflinger, City of Santa Barbara Airport Director Hazel Johns, MTD General Manager Jerry Estrada, SB Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Ed France, SBCAG Executive Director Marjie Kirn and Deputy Executive Director Gregg Hart.

    Topics of discussion include:
    ● Bringing Peak Rail Service to Santa Barbara and Ventura County and an Overview on SB 1 and state funding for local transportation projects
    ● New Carpinteria train station improvements
    ● Peak hour train service from Ventura County to Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, and Goleta
    ● State of the local public transit service and how the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) is moving the region forward
    ● Growth in passengers and flight choices at Santa Barbara Airport
    ● Economic impacts of the tourist industry
    ● Status of the Linden & Casitas Interchanges Project
    ● Status of Highway 101 HOV lane project - Carpinteria to Santa Barbara
    ● Improved Carpinteria Bicycle Connections
    ● Completing the California Coastal Trail for bicycling from Rincon to Santa Barbara

    Location:
    The Alcazar Theatre
    4916 Carpinteria Ave. Carpinteria, CA 93013
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, June 22
    8AM - 11AM
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    Fees/Admission:
    $30
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