Alameda County

Image: a woman waits for BART at Fruitvale station. Photo: Noah Berger
The results of last week’s national elections are still sinking in. Trump’s inflammatory and offensive comments about people of color, women, immigrants, Muslims, and people with disabilities (to...
Photo of a demonstration in support of Measure JJ
TransForm is strongly recommending a yes vote on two important measures before Oakland voters on November 8. Together, they will help Oaklanders struggling to deal with the housing crisis and make...
Image: A woman living in an affordable housing development sits with her dog. Photo: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
Everyone deserves to have a safe and affordable place to call home. We support Measure A1 in Alameda County because it will make that basic right a reality for more people. The housing crisis in...
Walking School Bus at Achieve Academy in Oakland
Rachel Davidman Headshot
October 5 wasn’t just any old Wednesday in Alameda County. At over 140 elementary, middle, and high schools in the Safe Routes to Schools program it was a memorable morning of smiling faces,...
This election is going to be a big one. Not just because of the high-stakes presidential contest — it’s literally going to be a long ballot for California voters, including many critical state and...
Sparkly sneakers and helmets that light up make walking safe and fun!
Bianca Taylor Headshot
Wednesday, October 7 was a worldwide affair. That morning, kids from more than 40 countries laced up their sneakers and strapped on their helmets to participate in International Walk and Roll to...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
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...
Rachel Davidman Headshot
"No mom, we can't get in the car, we have to win the Golden Sneaker Contest!"   Car-riding protests are common this time of year, as students across Alameda County put their best foot forward...
How do you put a smile on a kids face and get them to walk and bike to school more? Hint: it involves a little bit of bling. I’m Goldie, the Golden Sneaker Superhero. My special power? Inspiring...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Joël Ramos Headshot
Since the historic Measure BB passed in November, we’ve heard questions from lots of people who live, walk, bike, and ride transit in the Bay Area: “When do the free transit passes for youth start...


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