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Jeff Hobson
07/28/2014
Berkeley’s Downtown Area Plan was finalized in 2012 thanks to years of meaningful public input and support. But this Plan is being threatened by a new initiative that would undo several parts of the...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
07/24/2014
Big oil hides behind good intentions, but don’t be fooled  There’s a new movement underway to deceive California voters, keep us dependent on costly oil for decades to come, pollute our...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/22/2014
South San Francisco, “The Industrial City” and birthplace of biotechnology, wants also to be known for its walkable, bike-friendly, and economically vibrant downtown. The city’s new Draft...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
07/17/2014
Low-income youth already face huge challenges when it comes to succeeding in school. Just getting to school shouldn’t be one of them. Yet throughout California, it’s often too perilous - and...
Soccer Team Bus Battle - Brazil Bus Rapid Transit
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/09/2014
Here in the United States, we often make comparisons to Europe and Asia when looking for examples of world-class public transportation. But like the World Cup, we shouldn’t overlook the...
GreenTRIP certified First Community Housing project in San Jose
07/08/2014
What could developers do with $2.4 billion and more space? What could families do with another $8,000 in their pockets? How many more parks, plazas and bike lanes could a city make if we added more...
Photo: Alameda County Transportation Commission
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/30/2014
Earlier this year, Public Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
Happy BART Rider
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/20/2014
The BART Board's decision to set the fare for the Oakland Airport Connector at $6 per ride instead of a proposed $4 fare on June 12 was a huge victory for everyday BART riders.  When...
California's landmark budget agreement on cap-and-trade leads the nation.
06/13/2014
 Yesterday, the Governor and Legislature reached an agreement for investing billions in cap-and-trade proceeds for this coming year, as well as a framework for future years. It reflects many of...
Jeff Hobson
06/03/2014
This November, Alameda County voters will face a big decision: whether to approve Measure BB, the proposed extension and increase of Alameda County’s transportation funding measure. The $7.8...

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