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Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/22/2015
Bay Area communities seem to be changing at lightning speed – and consensus on what these changes mean and whether they are good is nearly impossible to reach. It's no small feat to set goals for...
12/17/2015
This week, TransForm is sprinting to the finish line. Starting Monday, we shared one story a day (via email) from the incredible people who have become a part of our work to create a better...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
12/10/2015
As the Bay Area’s largest city and a booming tech hub, San Jose is no stranger to the pressures of rising rents, gridlock traffic, and pollution. That’s why it’s so exciting that the city will...
12/08/2015
Last Thursday I presented at a Caltrans conference in Los Angeles. On my Southwest flight home, I grabbed a second-row window seat...next to Governor Jerry Brown.  I thanked him for his...
Photo credit: Richard Bendix
12/03/2015
It’s a wonderful feeling to roll my wheelchair out of an afternoon concert with the San Francisco Symphony knowing accessible rail transit is only blocks away. The Bay Area pioneered disabled...
Photo Credit Joel Aguiar
12/02/2015
I won’t mince words – Oakland is in a housing affordability crisis of epic proportions. And with some of the highest rents in the country and Uber’s impending arrival, tensions around Oakland’s...
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Shannon Tracey Headshot
12/01/2015
“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style…” One of the benefits of living in a thriving urban area is the incredible rich calendar of events that beckon us at the holidays. The...
11/30/2015
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In the United States, we have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Tomorrow, we have #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. #GivingTuesday comes on the heels of the two...
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11/25/2015
“Sustainability means simultaneously meeting our current economic, environmental, and community needs, while also ensuring that we are not jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their...
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/24/2015
Winter is coming, and with luck, the predictions of a strong El Niño year will come true and end our multi-year drought. Those rainy days are notorious for causing morning slowdowns on Bay Area roads...

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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.