Shannon Tracey Headshot
Last week, the Oakland Planning Commission voiced unanimous support for the city's very first GreenTRIP project: 4700 Telegraph Avenue.  One of two north Oakland housing developments slated...
For transportation and planning professionals, a trip to a BART maintenance facility feels a little bit like going to Disneyland. So you can imagine our excitement when six TransForm staff and...
TransForm supporters mingle at our Bring a Friend Mixer in Silicon Valley
We know that our supporters are one-of-a-kind. They believe in us. They believe that we can create a California that’s accessible and affordable to everyone, regardless of income, education or...
Our Forum on Keeping Oakland Affordable drew a large crowd.
Geoffrey Johnson
It was a packed house on Wednesday night as the best and the brightest advocates, planners, and community leaders gathered at TransForm with one thing on their mind: preventing displacement in...
Two girls ride a bicycle. Flickr something.from.nancy
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UPDATE 5/21/2015: The Assembly's budget proposal includes an additional $25 million for the Active Transportation Program, and another $25 million to fund free transit pass programs for youth,...
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Traveling by bike is good for our wallets, our planet, our bodies, and even our mood! Britt Tanner, Project Manager for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and mother of two,...
A Caltrans worker on the Bay Bridge
Transportation advocates have cracked many a joke about how Caltrans, California’s state Department of Transportation, should really be called the Department of Highways, because that’s all they care...
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What will make housing more affordable and reduce car trips starting in spring 2016? GreenTRIP Connect! Thanks to you - our incredible family of GreenTRIP supporters - we raised $175,000 to meet...
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Cars on the Bay Bridge may move at a slow crawl, but the Bay Area’s transit agencies are picking up speed on their efforts to get more people moving with less traffic. As of last week, there are two...
This blog was co-authored by Charisse Ma Lebron, director of community development and health policy with Working Partnerships USA, and Chris Lepe, senior community planner with TransForm. Should...


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