Santa Barbara County Association of Governments’ Highway 154 Safety Committee is hosting a town hall, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at Solvang Veterans Memorial Building, 1745 Mission Drive in Solvang. 

The town hall will feature the latest information on Highway 154 traffic safety and efforts to improve safety. The public will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of representatives from Caltrans, California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara County Association of Governments, and local and state elected officials. 

The open house begins at 6:30 p.m. with state and local agencies, and will be followed by the first meeting of the Highway 154 Safety Committee at 7 p.m. The committee agenda will be available on the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments’ website in advance of the meeting and will include presentations from state and local agencies. 

The public is encouraged, not required, to register to attend the town hall, which is free. Registration can be done online, or by calling 805.961.8900. Registering helps meeting organizers plan the logistics for the event. Child care will be provided by Santa Ynez YMCA at the Solvang Library, and Spanish language interpretation services will be available through Just Communities.