Activism

07/29/2015
“It takes a village to raise a child,” the saying goes.  But I’ve learned it similarly takes a community to effect change.  I realized the power of collective action as a student at De...
Deb Hubsmith - photo from her blog, Love Healing Deb
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/23/2015
Back in the spring of 2009, after volunteering to help with outreach for Bike To Work Day, I found myself at a media training led by Deb Hubsmith.  After years of community organizing, I...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/01/2015
Not many work days involve waking up at sunrise, stuffing energy bars in your pocket, and hitting the road to bicycle 100 miles down the California coast. Unless, of course, you’re a TransForm Carbon...
Richard Devylder speaks on the plenary panel.
Joshua Stark Headshot
04/28/2015
The atmosphere at our 4th annual Transportation Choices Summit yesterday was electric. Over one hundred advocates, experts, and community leaders came from all over California by plane, train, bike,...
Flickr: Travis Morgan
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/21/2015
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Break out the locally-sourced bubbly: this Wednesday, April 22, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day! As a TransForm supporter, there’s a good chance that you care about the Earth more than one...
South San Francisco Community Benefits Coalition
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
03/03/2015
South San Francisco—known by locals as South City—has always been a predominantly working class community. Its identity as an industrial city is rooted in a long history of supporting labor unions,...
Photo credit: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Bianca Taylor Headshot
02/13/2015
Whether you celebrate February 14 with a heart-shaped box of chocolates, or protest the day as a Hallmark creation, there’s no denying that Valentine’s Day is all around us. So in the spirit of the...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
01/19/2015
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In today...
Chris Lepe Headshot
01/15/2015
Yesterday was a big day. After many months of organizing, speaking with community members, gathering data, meeting with decision-makers, collaborating with partners, and working around the clock,...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...

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