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Area governments hire consultant to develop commuter rail

By   /  Thursday, February 16th, 2017  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Area governments hire consultant to develop commuter rail

Area governments are moving full steam ahead in hopes of creating commuter rail service from Ventura to Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments voted unanimously on Thursday to spend $50,000 on a consultant to evaluate several possibilities for implementing rail service. Commuter rail service has been a dream for local officials and Read More →

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Amtrak train retiming would help commuters

By   /  Friday, August 14th, 2015  /  Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Amtrak train retiming would help commuters

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Editorial: Commute relief on the way, finally

By   /  Monday, October 18th, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Commute relief on the way, finally

Speaking of cars (see accompanying editorial), there are entirely too many of them traveling Highway 101 between Santa Barbara and Ventura every morning and evening. Estimates have put the number of daily commuters as high as 20,000, and the hours they spend stuck in traffic are a significant drain on the region’s economy and quality Read More →

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