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Since TransForm’s founding in 1997, we’ve made incredible strides in winning billions of dollars and groundbreaking policies that together have moved the region forward.
Learn more about our past campaigns:
Alameda County's Measure B (2012): TransForm worked to support Measure B, which would have raised nearly $8 billion by doubling the transportation sales tax and extending it in perpetuity.
Transit Sustainability Study (2012): TransForm worked to shape MTC’s Transit Sustainability Study so that it provides a useful, implementable plan that will significantly improve Bay Area transit service, making it more reliable, cost-effective, and will stabilize costs and service.
SMART Train (2012): Hundreds of people celebrated the groundbreaking of the Sonoma-Marin train and accompanying bike/ped pathway (SMART) on February 24, 2012.
County Vehicle Registration Fees (2010): TransForm helped shape and win new funding in counties across the region that will support a range of transportation needs.
Oakland Airport Connector (2009-2010): TransForm’s epic battle against the bloated $500 million airport connector highlighted significant issues with how regional planning is done and kicked off a call for fundamental change in how we plan transportation.
Regional Climate Initiative (2007-2010): TransForm’s regional coalition conceived of and won the creation of and funding for a host of innovative programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. This program is now funding a host of innovations such as Safe Routes to Schools, bike sharing, employer-based transportation incentives, and more.
Past Regional Transportation Plans (1998, 2001, 2005. 2009): After decades of tenacious advocacy by TransForm’s regional coalition, the Bay Area’s Regional Transportation Plan now supports many projects and programs that will make the region a better place for us all to live.
Measure VV: AC Transit Parcel Tax (2008): page coming soon: TransForm, along with environmental and social justice partners, crafted and helped to pass a parcel tax to help protect senior and youth fares in the AC Transit District.
Regional Measure 2 Bridge Toll Increase (2004) page coming soon: TransForm's regional coalition played a leading role in developing and helping pass Regional Measure 2, the one-dollar bridge toll increase to fund public transit.
Contra Costa Measure J Transportation Sales Tax (2002-2004) page coming soon: TransForm brought together 39 groups around the passage of Contra Costa County's transportation sales tax proposal, winning significant funds for a smart growth and affordable housing incentive program (the first of its kind!), plus a Safe Transportation for Children program.
Alameda County Measure B Transportation Sales Tax (1998-2000) page coming soon: TransForm brought together partners in Alameda County and won a transportation sales tax that dedicates 80% of funds to public transit, paratransit, and bicycle/pedestrian safety, and we helped pass the sales tax with an 81% vote of approval.
See a detailed history of TransForm's work since 1997.
For more information, contact Jeff Hobson.