Dear friends,

You won’t want to miss the SB Open Streets Launch party tonight from 7-9 pm! Please forward this to friends, family and co-workers that you think would be interested and help us build the momentum for this important and exciting initiative where we will close Close Cabrillo Blvd to traffic on Nov 2nd and open it for people powered movement, fitness and arts, dance for all ages and cultures!
Thank you so much for playing a role in helping to make Santa Barbara Open Streets a reality. Here’s the full scoop! Contact Robin Elander, Open Streets Coordinator with questions, 805-216-1223, more info at

We are at a very exciting point!
It’s time for an SB Open Streets Kick off Mixer!

Join us in building the momentum, creating ideas and the connections that will make SB Open Streets one of the best initiatives in the nation.

Join us Wednesday, August 28th from 7-9 pm

Open Streets MixerMunicipal Winemakers
22 Anacapa Street

RSVP to:
Robin Elander, SB Open Streets Coordinator

Please join us in spreading the word to anyone who can help make the event a success.

Who is invited?

Community leaders

Fitness activity providers

Community Health and Wellness organizations

Artists, Musicians

Walkers, Bikers, Rollers, Strollers,

Volunteers – we need over 150

Workshop Providers

Businesses or Restaurants that want to show off their business to 15,000 people

Individual enthusiasts of all types


Come and learn more about our local Open Streets initiative to be held on

Saturday, November, 2nd from 10 – 4 pm

We will close Cabrillo Blvd from the Pier to the Bird Refuge and part of the Funk zone to traffic and open the area for people powered movement, art, fitness and fun. Join us and be part of the exciting team that makes it happen!

Come to the mixer and check out videos from other Open Streets Initiatives across the globe and how the Open Streets movement highlights cities efforts to support public health and sustainable transportation and be inspired for what we can do on our waterfront drive.

Sign up now as an:

Activity Provider:


Get on the Perk Card:

Help Open Streets Participants to their health and fitness and get them to your business or organization on or after the event. Email me your special Open Streets perk that will be on the route map and website. Email

Indiegogo Campaign:

The day after the mixer we will be initiating an Indiegogo Crowdfunding campaign to raise the final needed funds to make Open Streets a success. When this comes out, please help us by forwarding the link to your contacts.


There are many great ways to highlight your business at Open Streets and align yourself with this exciting local and global open streets initiative. We can create a custom package that works for your goals. Email or call 805-216-1223 for more details

Know a Group that would be Interested in Open Streets? Invite them to the mixer or invite the Open Streets Coordinator to come speak to your organization!

Really excited? I know you are! Our next Committee meeting will be held at REI on Thursday, August 29th at 6:30 pm – be part of the excitement and help us plan! We need you to make it a success.

Let’s connect and chat!
For those of you I haven’t had the opportunity to meet yet in person, I look forward to connecting with you at the mixer or sometime very soon! Please feel free to call/email me directly with your ideas for programming or opportunities to market the event.

Please forward this email

Please help us spread the word by spreading this email to all your contacts and keep an eye out for our Open Streets E-newsletter with more info soon!

For more on SB Open Streets to go:

Check out the Open Streets field trip that spurred the excitement: Watch the video:

Warmest regards,

Robin Elander
Santa Barbara Open Streets Coordinator
805-216-1223 cell (Main Event website)
Santa Barbara Open Streets is an initiative of COAST – Coalition for
Sustainable Transportation and Traffic Solutions

Join us and bring the streets alive on November 2nd for Santa Barbara Open Streets!


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