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Joël Ramos Headshot
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,...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
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...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
02/19/2016
At TransForm, we believe that transportation can help solve two of the biggest crises we face today: social inequality and climate change.  Chipping away at these huge problems is often a slow...
Photo Credit: Brandon Matthews
Chris Lepe Headshot
02/04/2016
There’s a lot going on in Santa Clara County in 2016 (and no, I don’t just mean the Super Bowl). The other big thing on the horizon is what’s going to happen with Santa Clara County’s proposed...
Flickr: Paul Sullivan
02/02/2016
The Bay Area is facing an extreme housing crisis. Over the past several years, our region has not built enough housing, nor has it kept up with the ever increasing housing demand. Housing prices have...
Flickr David Yu
Joël Ramos Headshot
01/25/2016
I’ve been fortunate to call San Francisco home for the last 10 years. And in just a few days, the city will also become a temporary home to something else (pretty big): Super Bowl 50. Even if you’...
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01/14/2016
Solving San Francisco’s transportation problems can be an expensive and complicated business. But thanks to the hard work of planners and engineers at our local and regional transportation agencies,...
Flickr: Dylan
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/07/2016
In his January budget proposal for fiscal year 2016-17, Governor Brown reintroduced his plan for addressing the state’s dwindling transportation revenues and its crumbling infrastructure. When it...
TransForm Board members celebrate the year at our 2015 Live Awards and Benefit. Photo: Michelle Terris
12/30/2015
2015 was a big year for TransForm. After I returned from a three-month summer sabbatical, I was reminded of TransForm’s organizational strength, and how committed all of our staff members are to...

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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.