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Image: three smokestacks in the California desert. Photo Flickr Nathan Rupert
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/27/2016
When the California Air Resources Board released the results of its May auction of carbon allowances, audible gasps from around the state could be heard from the space station. I kid – but only...
Image: Oakland tree symbol in rainbow colors. Photo: Flickr_mary
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/13/2016
Many of us in the TransForm office are finding it hard to concentrate at work today. Listening to the radio, reading the news, on the computer, talking with coworkers in the kitchen - it’s impossible...
Image: two middle school students spray paint a mural
Carrie Harvilla Headshot
05/27/2016
School’s out for summer! After a very full year of Safe Routes to School activities to encourage families to walk, bike, carpool, and take transit, I’m feeling reflective. Our team of ten awesome...
Image: Two people using bike share in San Jose. Photo: Ken Gutmaker
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/24/2016
Walking through downtown San Francisco and San Jose, you’re likely to see some shiny blue bikes lined up in a row, ready for you to start cruising after a quick credit card transaction. Bike share is...
Image: a young boy walks to school. Photo: Noah Berger
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/23/2016
On Friday the Thirteenth, Governor Brown submitted to the Legislature his May revision to the state budget for fiscal year 2016-17.  I wish I could say it was our lucky day. But in this case...
Image: A group of people meet at the State Capitol for Advocacy Day. Photo: Shannon Tracey
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/17/2016
After two hot days in Sacramento, my body really appreciates the opportunity to settle into this air-conditioned seat on Amtrak. But my brain is bouncing with new ideas from our Transportation Equity...
A student signs his name on the "I Rode to School Today" sign at Rancho los Positas Elementary School.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
05/12/2016
This morning, my alarm went off earlier than usual, waking me up around the time I used to roll out of bed in high school to make it to first period. Which makes sense, since instead of going to the...
Students from ACE, Alliance for Climate Education, volunteer at the Let's Get Moving Summit
Bianca Taylor Headshot
05/10/2016
I’ve been on the communications team at TransForm since 2013, so it’s safe to say that I’ve organized and attended my fair share of events. But Saturday, May 7 was my first time attending our Let’s...
05/03/2016
At a recent Oakland City Council meeting, Gregory Ward stated, “I’m tired of having to come here and say the same thing over and over again. We need housing for the people.” Gregory is a member of...
Image: a young woman and a little boy on the BART elevator at 19th St station, Oakland. Photo: Frederica Armstrong.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/19/2016
Bay Area sports are feeling pretty golden right now. For the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA season, impressing us with their superhuman athleticism and...

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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.