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Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/17/2014
Carshare in the Bay Area has gone from zero to sixty in the last few years.   Peer-to-peer carsharing like Getaround, Relay Rides, and Just Share It give people a convenient way to loan out...
Regional Planning Director, Joel Ramos, speaks at a BRT meeting in Oakland.
Joël Ramos Headshot
12/16/2014
As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. And for the East Bay, the long-awaited Bus Rapid Transit line from downtown Oakland to San Leandro is a very good thing. On November 18, the...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
12/09/2014
Don’t look now, but there are artists on your bus.  And your train.  And they’re taking inspiration from their journeys on public transportation throughout the Bay Area. This fall,...
A huge victory for San Diego environmental groups. Photo courtesy of TheBikeRevolution.com
12/03/2014
In a momentous 2-1 opinion released on November 24, 2014, environmental groups in San Diego won an important round in court over SANDAG, San Diego’s regional transportation and planning agency....
Commuters board Caltrain with their bikes. Photo Mike Kahn.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
12/02/2014
Sometimes a late bus means much more than a delayed inconvenience.  For those who can afford to drive, slow or infrequent transit service can act as a push to get back in the car. But for the...
11/25/2014
Crossing the street shouldn’t feel like you’re playing a real-life game of Frogger. As it exists today, El Camino Real through Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, and Santa Clara is...
The Oakland Airport Connector opens Friday November 21. Photo: MTC
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/20/2014
Tomorrow, BART will unveil the Oakland Airport Connector with a party to celebrate the new link from Coliseum Station to the Oakland International Airport. We like parties as much as anyone else....
A man rides the bus in the South Bay. Photo credit Brandon Matthews 2011.
Chris Lepe Headshot
11/17/2014
As we’ve noted before, most people agree that El Camino Real has room for improvement, to put it mildly.  Speeding cars, unsafe pedestrian crossings, lack of accommodation of cyclists, buses...
Chris Lepe Headshot
11/10/2014
For too many years, Silicon Valley has focused on planning for automobiles, forcing most of us to depend on driving with few alternatives to sitting in traffic - and leaving everyone else in the dust...
Thank you for voting! Photo: Flickr, Vox Efx
11/05/2014
I’m still catching my breath (and drinking some extra coffee) after an exciting election night in California. While the new composition of the U.S. Senate means we may expect less federal funding for...

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