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The future of the Bay Area depends on how well we can connect people to homes, jobs, and transit. Proposition A, an affordable housing bond on the San Francisco ballot this November, is critically...
Flickr: Jeremy Brooks
Bianca Taylor Headshot
“Books are the plane and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey...” - Anna Quindlen There’s nothing quite like getting lost in a good book, especially if you’re waiting...
Flickr: Alden Jewell
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There’s a parking revolution happening in California. Instead of thinking about how long until our meter expires, we’ve started thinking about how we can turn unused parking into homes, parks, and...
Mary Nichols and Vien Truong have a few things in common. In addition to being powerful leaders in the movement for a more fair and healthy state, both women will receive TransForm’s 2015 LIVE...
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A day devoted to reclaiming parking spots and using them for people instead of cars - sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? Well, it’s real. Today is our favorite holiday at TransForm: PARK(ing) Day!...
Governor Jerry Brown. Flickr: Steve Rhodes
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“…my zeal has been intensified to a maximum degree.” - Gov. Brown, speaking at a press conference announcing amendments to SB 350  Last week, during the state legislature’s final moments...
Upon my return from a three-month sabbatical this week, I found myself looking back at the website of the O2 Initiatives Sabbatical Award (the program that made it possible). The first paragraph...
BART conductors at Lake Merritt station show off their stylish uniforms in the 1970’s. Photo: BART
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This Friday, BART turns 43! Since the system’s opening day on September 11, 1972, BART has seen many milestones. There have been big earthquakes, tech booms, and eight new American presidents...
Joshua Stark Headshot
With two days left in the legislative session, Governor Brown and leaders of the Legislature announced last night that they would remove the provision from SB 350 that would have set a goal for the...
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Joshua Stark Headshot
With only three days left in the California legislative session (counting today), I’m confident our state leaders will make history – if not for the laws they pass, then for the sheer madness of 2015...


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