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Ann Cheng Headshot
07/14/2016
We finally did it!  After years of planning, research, and collaboration, I’m proud to announce the BETA release of a powerful and free new tool for planning more affordable, sustainable housing...
Image: empty legislative room at the State Capitol. Photo: Flickr Amy the Nurse
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/06/2016
Each year the California Legislature takes a month-long break from business in the Capitol Building – a summer vacation, if you will. This gives us advocates a moment to take a breath, step back for...
James Martin Perez Work
06/29/2016
The Bay Area has no shortage of amazing teenagers.  I should know.  I work daily with youth in six Alameda County middle and high schools who lead efforts to make their schools safer and...
Image: three smokestacks in the California desert. Photo Flickr Nathan Rupert
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/27/2016
When the California Air Resources Board released the results of its May auction of carbon allowances, audible gasps from around the state could be heard from the space station. I kid – but only...
Image: Oakland tree symbol in rainbow colors. Photo: Flickr_mary
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/13/2016
Many of us in the TransForm office are finding it hard to concentrate at work today. Listening to the radio, reading the news, on the computer, talking with coworkers in the kitchen - it’s impossible...
Image: two middle school students spray paint a mural
Carrie Harvilla Headshot
05/27/2016
School’s out for summer! After a very full year of Safe Routes to School activities to encourage families to walk, bike, carpool, and take transit, I’m feeling reflective. Our team of ten awesome...
Image: Two people using bike share in San Jose. Photo: Ken Gutmaker
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/24/2016
Walking through downtown San Francisco and San Jose, you’re likely to see some shiny blue bikes lined up in a row, ready for you to start cruising after a quick credit card transaction. Bike share is...
Image: a young boy walks to school. Photo: Noah Berger
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/23/2016
On Friday the Thirteenth, Governor Brown submitted to the Legislature his May revision to the state budget for fiscal year 2016-17.  I wish I could say it was our lucky day. But in this case...
Image: A group of people meet at the State Capitol for Advocacy Day. Photo: Shannon Tracey
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/17/2016
After two hot days in Sacramento, my body really appreciates the opportunity to settle into this air-conditioned seat on Amtrak. But my brain is bouncing with new ideas from our Transportation Equity...
A student signs his name on the "I Rode to School Today" sign at Rancho los Positas Elementary School.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
05/12/2016
This morning, my alarm went off earlier than usual, waking me up around the time I used to roll out of bed in high school to make it to first period. Which makes sense, since instead of going to the...

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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.