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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...
BART train, photo by Rafael Castillo
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/15/2014
If last week’s meeting is any indicator, BART riders can look forward to a brighter future with more frequent, reliable, and affordable BART service. On October 9, the BART Board of Directors met...
150 parents and students participated in the Walking School Bus at Achieve Academy in Oakland.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/13/2014
They arrived on the corner en masse, shoelaces tied, helmets strapped, and jackets zipped tight. This wasn’t your typical morning commute - this was International Walk and Roll to School Day, and...
Jeff Hobson
10/09/2014
Everyone’s got an opinion, and BART wants to hear yours…but instead of writing a letter or attending a meeting, they want you to play a game. Who said transit planning couldn’t be fun?  BART’...
MTC's decision sets the stage for better regional planning.
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
10/08/2014
No matter how great the script is, the director’s vision won’t come to life if the actors don’t play their parts. That’s why it’s so important for counties to play a coordinated role in implementing...
California state seal, photo credit Flickr How I See Life
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/29/2014
Big things happened in the world of transportation policy this year in California. Caltrans got a new mission and vision, the new State Transportation Agency kicked off a robust transportation...
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...

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