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2018 TransForm Staff Retreat
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Headshot
11/28/2018
Social justice is a core value for TransForm — it is fundamental to our mission and our existence. We use transportation and land use reforms to create a cascade of benefits for social, environmental...
Casa Arabella plan and construction, Fruitvale Transit Village
11/27/2018
By most measures, the Bay Area has the worst housing crisis in the country. For decades we have been severely under-building housing. Too much of what gets built, especially near public transit, is...
woman on bike share with the words, thank you for voting for healthy, connected communities
11/09/2018
This post has been updated to reflect the passage of Measure W, which was still up in the air when the original post was published. The November 2018 election was a big one for transportation and...
State capitol and bus
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/09/2018
With the end of the 2017-2018 Legislative Session comes the end of an era. Governor Brown, California’s longest serving and perhaps most influential governor ever, recently signed hundreds of bills...
sign saying "affordable housing now"
Pedro's headshot
09/19/2018
I work on affordable housing issues with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California. But you don’t have to work on housing issues professionally to be concerned about the state’s...
Vote November 6!
09/19/2018
When you look at the measures on the ballot in the Bay Area and statewide this November, you’ll see two big themes — transportation and housing. No coincidence, these are arguably the two biggest...
Measure W logo
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/14/2018
San Mateo County’s economy has been thriving in recent years. But while the Peninsula has added jobs, we have not made the needed investments in transportation infrastructure to keep up. Traffic is a...
Defend Transit, Defeat Prop 6
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/30/2018
Update: Already opposed to Prop 6? See below for what you can do to ensure it fails. Defeating Proposition 6 will be our top election priority this November, because cutting off this overdue...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/25/2018
The shared mobility world is changing fast. Like an e-scooter zooming down a sidewalk, it’ll make your head spin. Two big changes have happened recently. Dockless electric scooter share has...
summit conversation
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/09/2018
On June 26th, TransForm and our allies hosted our annual Transportation Equity Summit in Sacramento. This year’s summit was an invitation-only event, and it provided a unique and intimate space...

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TransForum is the blog of TransForm, California's leading transportation advocate. For more about our work, including ways you can take action and contribute, visit TransFormCA.org.