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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Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...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...
Jeff Hobson
05/21/2014
San Mateo County officials agree! Testing innovative approaches to reduce traffic on Highway 101 is a necessity – especially since the gridlocked corridor offers passage between two massive...
BART's Oakland Airport Connector will open in 2015
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/16/2014
When the BART Board votes on what the fares should be for the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC), TransForm wants to make sure the Board hears loud and clear that they should charge higher-income...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
05/15/2014
As the California legislature debates how to spend billions of dollars in cap-and-trade revenue to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we now have proof that a powerful climate strategy is to build...

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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.