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Goleta City Council decides theme for train depot project

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Posted at 10:54 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 01:54:09-04

The Goleta City Council met on Aug. 5 to select a design theme for the Goleta Train Depot project.

Between the three themes, the council unanimously voted for the "traditional" theme, according to the press release.

“This sets an important milestone for what will be a Goleta landmark project when completed," Mayor Paula Perotte said in the release. "With the Council’s selection of the 'Traditional Theme,' the design team can focus its efforts on one building design and really delve deeper into more of the details that will comprise the depot building and enhance the train station area.”

The city send out a survey to get resident input and officials said more than 1,100 people responded. Traditional the was the first choice with about 53% of the votes.

Officials said the Goleta Train Depot will be a full-service, multi-modal train station next to the already existing Amtrak platform on South La Patera Lane.