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Construction on Campus
Mesa Road construction from Los Carneros Road to Stadium Road. (See announcement on right.)

Ocean Road repairs from Mesa Road to the Bus Loop.

UCEN Road repair and 9 Parking expansion.

Solar panel installation on the top level of 22 Parking Structure (Associated Students supported).

Faculty Club renovation/Guest House addition project, 23 Parking.

San Joaquin Residence Hall construction, parking in 38 Parking.

Parking maintenance in 30 Parking, the Noble Hall loading area and the Santa Cruz short-term parking area.

Resurfacing is complete in 6 and 16 Parking, all spaces cleared for occupancy.

More information about parking and roadway enhancement projects can be found here.
Hwy. 101 Improvements
Carpool Lane Improvement Project, from Mobil Pier Undercrossing to Casitas Pass Road. Project info here.

South Coast 101 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Project. HOV lanes are planned for Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. Project info here.

Los Carneros Bridge Project. Los Carneros Road southbound on & off ramps are closed while the bridge crossing the Union Pacific Railroad is replaced. Project info here.
MTD Service Changes
Service changes planned to begin in August include re-routing Line 15x to travel only along El Colegio Road, rather than along the narrow side streets of Isla Vista. Line 15x provides service between SBCC and UCSB/Isla Vista.
View an MDC flyer with map here.

There will also be additional evening service on this route. Three new, long-awaited, articulated buses are expected to arrive in Fall and be put into service on Lines 12x, 15x and 24x. These 60-foot articulated buses have a 40% larger passenger capacity.
Transportation Services
Updating above-ground fuel tank to comply with the latest APCD air quality regulations.

Acquiring new vehicles to enhance rental service to the campus community: 5 sedans (2 Ford Expeditions, 1 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2 economy) and 2 12–passenger vans.

Transportation Alternatives Board (TAB)
The Board’s purpose
The Transportation Alternatives Board (TAB) was formed in 2004 to advise the Chancellor on alternative transportation issues. The Board devises programs to enhance cost-effective and convenient transportation to and around campus, proposes ways to fund programs, and counsels on the allocation of funds.

The Board is comprised of nine members, of which three each represent faculty, career staff, and the student body.

Current members
Chair: Open
Vice Chair: Bernie Kirtman
Faculty Board Members: Roland Geyer, Bernie Kirtman, Sally MacIntyre
Staff Board Members: Mo Lovegreen, Mike Rogers, Linda Williams
Student Board Members: Nikki Calderon (RHA President, RHA Rep), Deepti Kannapan (GSA Rep), Kyley Scarlet (AS VP–Internal Affairs, AS Rep)

Ex officio members
Marc Fisher, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services (email:
UCSB Staff: Robert Silsbee, Interim Director, Transportation & Parking Services
Representative, Sustainable University Now (S.U.N.): Eva Inbar
Chair, Parking Ratepayers Board: Chuck Haines

Next (or most recent) Board meeting
Date: TBA

Mailing list
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Past recommendations
Meeting summaries and attachments
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