City Favors Commuter Rail

City Hall Emphaszes Importance of Rail in Measure D

The Santa Barbara City Council unanimously voted in favor of a policy statement declaring that commuter rail must be part of any future South Coast transit options. The council hopes Amtrak can be persuaded to accommodate the thousands commuting from Ventura to work in Santa Barbara. The council also hopes to emphasize the importance of commuter rail to government agencies now preparing to put Measure D before voters again.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Man Talked Down from Goleta Overpass

The 48-year-old had tied himself to a sign support.

Get Oil Out Founder and Dolphin Sculptor Bud Bottoms Dies

He was a true man-about-town and an engaged public citizen.

Plastic Bags? Throw ’Em Away

Santa Barbara County makes recycling rules tougher in face of exacting standards.

UCSB Ranked Number Three in UC System

UCLA and Cal took the one and two spots.

Pini Property Fights Continue

As an epic attorney battle continues in the Dario Pini receivership, a tenant is getting fed up.