Bike issues on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara bring kids and adults together for solutions

May 8, 2023

News Channel 3-12, SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The State Street Promenade has become an attraction for bike riders, especially young people on electric bikes.

Sharing the space with pedestrians continues to be a concern.

A non-profit group known as “Friends of State” has organized a meeting with the State Street Master Planner Tess Harris, to talk to bike riders about the conditions now and some of the goals for bike riders and bike safety going forward.

It’s part of the planning for changes coming in the future with or without cars.

The Friends of State Street non-profit has been working with the city to get different designers of all types together. That includes all forms of personal mobility.

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