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Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/04/2016
Earth Day falls on April 22, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all month long - or really, every day of the year. Earth Day as we know it began in 1970, founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord...
New solutions needed to combat Bay Area traffic (Richard Masoner)
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03/23/2016
A few years ago, TransForm proposed a bold idea for reducing congestion on our highways. Instead of continuing to build bigger highways for cars – a practice proven to induce more driving and...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/17/2016
Standing outside of SPUR Oakland in the line of people waiting to see Janette Sadik-Khan speak, you heard things like this: “She’s like the Beyoncé of the planning world!” “I heard there’s a...
03/14/2016
Last month, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released revised guidelines for how to evaluate environmental impacts from transportation. And the new guidelines are really good!...
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Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/11/2016
A college education should be priceless, not pricey. That’s why we’re very excited to be partnering with the great people at GJEL Accident Attorneys to help Bay Area students involved in their...
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03/08/2016
Like many nonprofits, the majority of TransForm's staff is female. In many ways, though, TransForm is a special place for women. Our deep focus on equity coupled with our exceptional work-life...
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03/03/2016
Transportation is supposed to help us get from one place to another. But for many Californians, our transportation system instead creates huge barriers – to health, safety, opportunity, and more...
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03/02/2016
*Update: In April 2016, the City of Oakland passed its first housing impact fee. We are immensely proud of the collective work that led to this new policy, which will leverage millions of dollars to...
Esther Robert sits at her kitchen table at home in West Sacramento. Photo credit: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/01/2016
Affordable housing" is a term we hear every day, in the news and in our neighborhoods. And while there are technical definitions that specify what makes a unit affordable based on income level,...
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02/23/2016
The controversy around the lack of diversity among Academy Award nominees has been hard to miss, especially given the Oscars’ airing during Black History Month.  The criticisms of this year’s...

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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.