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Commuter Programs

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!

Register Here

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 commute@sbcc.edu if you would like access.

Related Links:

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.


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