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04/23/2014
Back in 2009, BART’s management claimed the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) would cover all of its own costs. TransForm and many of our allies didn’t believe it then, and now we have new evidence...
04/18/2014
Just five months since we released our Innovation Required report, TransForm’s Optimized HOT proposal is gaining traction throughout the Bay Area. All three county agencies that manage Highway 101 on...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
04/14/2014
Throughout California, many regions have passed Sustainable Communities Strategies to promote transportation choices, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to strong, sustainable economic...
04/02/2014
TransForm Board Member and Oakland resident Jame Ervin attends a planning commission meeting and hears the usual complaints: “We need more parking,” and “The project shouldn’t be so big because it...
04/02/2014
To the relief of those who care about the people of California, and the future of the planet, Caltrans has a dramatically new mission.     The old “Caltrans Improves Mobility Across...
04/02/2014
Seven-mile transit corridor, years in the making, will cut travel times and improve quality of life in the most transit-dependent area of Silicon Valley.   After more than a decade of...
Professor Donald Shoup pays for parking
03/03/2014
I’m not an urban planner. Nor am I a transportation aficionado. So when I heard that renowned urban planner Donald Shoup was going to be speaking at TransForm’s spring event, I was very...
GreenTRIP Program Director, Ann Cheng
03/03/2014
Most people don’t serve as Mayor, win the U.S. Green Building Council’s Award for Outstanding Community Organization, and land their dream job all in the same lifetime, unless you’re Ann Cheng...
02/28/2014
Gridlock traffic in San Mateo County is a problem that won’t just solve itself. But hope for an escape from congestion is on the horizon. At their February 13 monthly meeting, several board...
BART's Oakland Airport Connector is slated to finish construction this fall.
02/27/2014
How do we make sure BART’s Oakland Airport Connector doesn’t hurt everyday riders? BART’s $500 million Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) is under construction and slated to open this fall. If you’ve...

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