What's New with Alternative Transportation? (Updated January 28th, 2015)
Students Get 20% off on Amtrak fairs - Now taking the train is a bit more affordable. All California colleges and university students are eligible for this discount. Tickets must be booked 3 days in advance and with a student ID card. Visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL. Ask for discount code V112.
Get the Carma App
CARMA is a rideshare app that allows you to share your empty seats, share the cost of the commute, and reduces cars on the road during the commute hours! Traffic Solutions has a free app you can download for an android or iPhone. Enroll with CARMA today and it will match you with a carpool instantly if one is available!
How can I get into a carpool for my daily commute? Simply register with Traffic Solutions Online and instantaneously generate a list of interested carpoolers, 24 hours a day. Download the CARMA app for Android or iPhone.
Van Pool - Currently available for Santa Maria and Ojai. Please call Transportation at (805) 965-0581 ext. 2296 to sign up.
Shower Access for Bicyclists! - Employee bicyclists now have shower and locker access to the sports pavilion! Shower facilities are located in the Physical Education building, please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like access.
For other commuter solutions and to get informed on current alternative transportations issues, check out these links.
Bus - Here you will find all available bus lines and schedule info to and from SBCC for both
city and regional commuters.
Bike, Skate, Walk - The SBCC Bike Shop is open 10am – 2pm Monday thru Thursday. SBCC Bike Shop is managed and operated by Bici Centro and located on the SBCC East Campus adjacent to the bridge.
Van Pool - SBCC has three Van Pools operating from Santa Maria and Ojai.
Car Pool - Join our NEW online Carpool Matchlink Service, CARMA. Click to learn about the benefits of using a carpool.
Parking and Traffic Info - Check out the rules and regulations regarding on-campus transportation.
Rewards Program - We want you out of your car! Read about incentives SBCC offers for using alternative forms of transportation.
Santa Barbara Bike Coalition – Contains useful links, information and upcoming trainings for bicyclists.
Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) – Has information on local buses and the Valley Express.
Traffic Solutions – The Santa Barbara County Department provides a variety of services to bikers, drivers, employers, and others to help decrease traffic congestion countywide.
Santa Barbara City Government – Contains links to many local organizations and businesses address transportation issues as well as the city's transportation and circulation plans.
Santa Barbara County Association of Governments – Contains links to CalTrans, information on road closures county wide road and transportation planning.