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Joël Ramos Headshot
09/23/2014
When it comes to BART, there is good news and bad news.  The good news: more people are choosing to ride BART during the week, meaning that there are fewer cars on the road clogging our...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...
Andy Gillin Headshot
09/19/2014
Every week in California, a child is hit and killed while crossing the street. We have the nation’s highest pedestrian fatality rate among children aged 4 to 7 years old, and the second highest aged...
Jennifer West Headshot
09/18/2014
In today’s world, technology makes it easy for us to access enormous amounts of helpful information with the click of a mouse. There’s an app that helps us choose where to eat, an app that tells us...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/16/2014
This morning, something changed for thousands of Californians who commute like I do – on a bicycle. Although we pedaled the same bikes along the same streets, heading from the same homes to the same...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/16/2014
Last week, our event “The Future of El Camino Real is in Your Hands” drew a crowd of nearly one hundred people. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, professions, and perspectives, they shared the goal...
At the beach in August? Still time to weigh in on cap-and-trade guidelines
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
09/11/2014
For many Californians, August means sun, surf, and family vacations. But for those of us involved in figuring out how to best spend proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade climate program, it was a...
Smoke on BART train at West Oakland, photo by Paul Britton
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/08/2014
Wheels falling off trains, cars filling with smoke, derailments – it seems like almost every week, BART riders suffer from a service shutdown caused by one maintenance crisis or another. To anyone...
Mimi Tam headshot
09/05/2014
Across the nation, transit agencies, nonprofit organizations, and government authorities are doing exemplary work to improve the health and equity of their communities through planning. While this...
09/02/2014
Election Day will be here before you know it – and we sure hope you’ll be voting on Tuesday, November 4! As a non-profit organization, TransForm can’t endorse candidates for office, but we can take...

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