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Chris Lepe Headshot
06/14/2018
Over the next month, San Mateo County decision-makers will finalize a multi-billion transportation plan that will be placed on the November ballot. Their decisions will shape the future of...
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06/07/2018
Another election is behind us, and all of the issues TransForm took positions on turned out well for our communities, our climate, and for sustainable transportation options. Once again, we’re proud...
silver line BRT
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/16/2018
Update 5/25: For the first time in its 40-year history, the BART Board of Directors rejected plans for an expensive new extension, in favor of strengthening the core system. While they...
05/10/2018
There’s a primary election coming up on June 5 and California voters have some important choices to make. Do you know where the gubernatorial candidates stand on transportation and land-use? We...
TEAMC workshop
Chris Lepe Headshot
05/09/2018
This post was co-authored by Montzerrat Garcia Bedolla at Youth Leadership Institute and Chris Lepe.  Last summer, Alma, who is a senior at Half Moon Bay High School, had an internship...
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Joël Ramos Headshot
05/08/2018
The Bay Area’s transportation system is not living up to its potential — with public transit still too disconnected for most people to use, buses stuck in traffic, and a long backlog of bike/ped...
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/04/2018
Last year, with much debate, arm-twisting, and deal-making, California adopted the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2107. This bill, known as SB 1, is a dramatic shift in how and what...
surveying a worker
Chris Lepe Headshot
04/27/2018
What are the transportation preferences and challenges of workers commuting in Silicon Valley, and how might a proposal like the Highway 101 Managed Lanes project be designed to meet their needs? How...
gavel and legislation
04/10/2018
Update: On April 17, SB 827 died in the Assembly Transportation and Housing committee. We expect new bills in the next legislative session will attempt to address the same issues, and we are hoping...
Housing near Caltrain - photo credit Mark Kahn
03/29/2018
Update: On April 9, 2018, Senator Wiener announced new amendments to SB 827 that address some of the concerns outlined in this post. See our follow-up post from April 10, SB 827 Moves in the Right...

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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.