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Stuart with a farewell flowers and collage
04/01/2019
After 22 years amazing years at TransForm, I’ve got a touch of grey and a whole lot more to reflect on than fits in a blog post. We’ve had tremendous victories together, and if you click on them, you...
Sacramento Capitol Building
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/29/2019
Updated April 18, 2019 with several additional bills TransForm supports. If we have one word to sum up California’s new Governor and Legislature, it is “bold.” That shouldn’t surprise anyone. It’s...
Stuart Cohen, Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Farrant, and Ann Cheng
01/17/2019
When I first started TransForm, I never imagined I would lead such an incredible organization for 22 years. Looking back at our history and highlights, the scope of all we’ve been able to accomplish...
Governor Brown and his dog looking out over his ranch. URL: https://twitter.com/JerryBrownGov/status/1082384008539828224
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/10/2019
What a ride! Jerry Brown, California’s longest-serving governor, officially ended his tenure on Monday. With a paradoxical combination of boldness and pragmatism, progressive vision and fiscal...
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...
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...
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...

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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.