SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE – June 15, 2018 – See article
Taking a completely car-free weekend vacation sounds amazing. In theory. In practice, well, there are surprises. Like discovering that the historic district shuttle doesn’t run on Sundays, the train station is in a (ahem) sketchy neighborhood miles from downtown, and the bike rental place is out of bikes. Now you’re dragging your suitcase across some grimy vacant lot, sweating through your shirt and swearing under your breath. Not in Santa Barbara.