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Members of TransForm's Board and staff celebrate at our LIVE Awards + Benefit event
12/29/2014
Wow. Nearly 2015. I’ve been reflecting on what an amazing year we’ve had here at TransForm. Marked by so many successes, 2014 was a year of exciting work that will have an impact for years to come...
The holidays can be a time of stressful, yet creative, traveling plans. Photo Chenin Gilles
Bianca Taylor Headshot
12/23/2014
Sometimes traveling during the holidays can seem like a test of Murphy’s Law (except with less physics and more traffic). But the holiday season is also a time to celebrate how important public...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/17/2014
Carshare in the Bay Area has gone from zero to sixty in the last few years.   Peer-to-peer carsharing like Getaround, Relay Rides, and Just Share It give people a convenient way to loan out...
Regional Planning Director, Joel Ramos, speaks at a BRT meeting in Oakland.
Joël Ramos Headshot
12/16/2014
As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. And for the East Bay, the long-awaited Bus Rapid Transit line from downtown Oakland to San Leandro is a very good thing. On November 18, the...
Joël Ramos Headshot
12/16/2014
Back in December, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to approve the Lake Merritt Station Area Plan, effectively inviting developers to make proposals for new projects around the Lake Merritt...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
12/09/2014
Don’t look now, but there are artists on your bus.  And your train.  And they’re taking inspiration from their journeys on public transportation throughout the Bay Area. This fall,...
A huge victory for San Diego environmental groups. Photo courtesy of TheBikeRevolution.com
12/03/2014
In a momentous 2-1 opinion released on November 24, 2014, environmental groups in San Diego won an important round in court over SANDAG, San Diego’s regional transportation and planning agency....
Commuters board Caltrain with their bikes. Photo Mike Kahn.
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
12/02/2014
Sometimes a late bus means much more than a delayed inconvenience.  For those who can afford to drive, slow or infrequent transit service can act as a push to get back in the car. But for the...
11/25/2014
Crossing the street shouldn’t feel like you’re playing a real-life game of Frogger. As it exists today, El Camino Real through Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, and Santa Clara is...
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....

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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.