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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...
As cap-and-trade conversations continue, the future looks bright for California.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/03/2014
This summer we spent several sunny days indoors with state agencies figuring out how to best spend California’s cap-and-trade funds. With the workshops over, the guidelines for the Affordable Housing...
Yes on Measure BB for better biking, better BART, better buses
Shannon Tracey Headshot
10/31/2014
I love Hallowe’en. Ghosts, Jack-o-Lanterns, candy corn, and pint-sized superheroes knocking on my door – is there any holiday more delightful, and frightful? But this year, I’m haunted by a...
Old Oakland Farmers Market, photo Michael Halberstadt
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/28/2014
In the past two years, Oakland has been named the "Most Exciting City in America,” the "5th Hippest City in the U.S.," and even recognized by the New York Times as #5 of their 2012 list of the "...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
10/24/2014
If you drive a car or take a bus on any freeway in the Bay Area, chances are you’ll get stuck in traffic. This isn’t only a time-wasting nuisance, it’s bad for us.  The more time we spend idling...
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/24/2014
Updated 10/30/2014: Go Giants!  Now that the home team has captured the pennant again, BART is expecting even more people for tomorrow's ticker-tape parade in San Francisco. They're planning for...
Jean Long Headshot
10/17/2014
As rent and transportation costs in California continue to rise, families in the Bay Area are finding it harder to afford to live in the place they call home.  That’s why we’re thrilled to...

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