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09/15/2015
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Upon my return from a three-month sabbatical this week, I found myself looking back at the website of the O2 Initiatives Sabbatical Award (the program that made it possible). The first paragraph...
BART conductors at Lake Merritt station show off their stylish uniforms in the 1970’s. Photo: BART
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/11/2015
This Friday, BART turns 43! Since the system’s opening day on September 11, 1972, BART has seen many milestones. There have been big earthquakes, tech booms, and eight new American presidents...
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/10/2015
With two days left in the legislative session, Governor Brown and leaders of the Legislature announced last night that they would remove the provision from SB 350 that would have set a goal for the...
Photo credit: Sierra Club
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/09/2015
With only three days left in the California legislative session (counting today), I’m confident our state leaders will make history – if not for the laws they pass, then for the sheer madness of 2015...
Residents and neighbors at Berrellesa Palms in Martinez. Photo credit: Martinez Gazette.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
09/01/2015
It’s not breaking news that the Bay Area has quickly become one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. As the cost of rent increases, too many low-income families, people with...
Flickr: Ricky Romero
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/31/2015
For the hard-working staff of BART, Labor Day weekend won’t be a restful one. Instead, maintenance crews will spend three whole days repairing and improving the Transbay Tube. This means that from...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/27/2015
As August comes to an end, kids across Alameda County are busy organizing their backpacks, pumping up their bike tires, and picking out outfits for the first day of school. But they’re not the only...
A man rides Metro in Los Angeles, CA. Flickr: Nevin
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/24/2015
Thanks to a $39 million grant from California’s Climate Investments Program, big changes are coming to a community in Los Angeles that has long needed a safer way to stay connected. The...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
08/10/2015
Eight months ago, Climate Benefits for California started as a 10 minute conversation about how great it would be to map out all of the investments from California’s Greenhouse Gas...
Bike on the beach. Photo credit: Flickr Rodrigo Soldon
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/06/2015
Ahh summer...a time for sunshine (or if you’re in the Bay Area, rolling fog), barbeques, long days, and - hopefully - a day off (or two)! At TransForm we very much value taking time to recharge our...

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