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Biking

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Santa Barbara strives for equality among all modes of transportation. Below are resources on how to be more active on a bike, what paths to take, how to secure your bike, and more! 


 

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Screenshot of the City of Santa Barbara's Interactive Bike Network Map

Interactive Bike Network Map

Explore the City of Santa Barbara's robust bike network and facilities in the interactive map below! 

Map of Funded Bike Network Infrastructure

Existing, Funded, and Proposed Bike Facilities Map

Image of a bike locked to a bicycle hitching post on State Street.

Public Bicycle Parking on Hitching Post

The City provides public bicycle parking (Bicycle Hitching Post) on City streets for a place to securely lock your bike near commercial areas. City staff is always open to taking requests for bicycle parking in public areas and offering guidance and options for on-site bicycle parking. Watch the video on How to Park Your Bike Right here.  

To request a “Bicycle Hitching Post” in front of your favorite shop, restaurant, or other places you frequent, please email SFurtner@SantaBarbaraCA.gov.

Kids receive a demonstration on bike safety at the 2022 Public Works Meet & Greet

Education

The City of Santa Barbara has partnered with MOVE Santa Barbara County to promote education of the rules of the road and basic bicycle handling skills to empower both adults and youth with the confidence to ride safely on City streets. 

Visit their website and learn about about their adult Street Skills clinicsafter school Pedal Power course and Summer Cycling Camps, and much more! 

Two electric-assist bicycles at the Rose Garden at the Santa Barbara Mission.

Bicycle Share Network

On January 28, 2021, the City launched the Bike Share Pilot Program. Santa Barbara is exploring the potential for a public bike share system to reduce traffic congestion and parking demand, and to support our City’s sustainability efforts. The Bike Share Pilot Program provides a citywide fleet of electric-assist bikes available for rent in the public right of way.

Bicycle Parking at Granada Garage

Bicycle Parking

The City of Santa Barbara currently has two fully enclosed and secure bicycle parking facilities. The larger facility is located in the Granada Garage parking structure at 1219 Anacapa Street. The second location is located at the Downtown Transit Center.