Bay Area

Image: Nans and Anjali.
Anjali Mehta
10/31/2016
A few weeks ago I took my grandmother on her very first BART ride. Everything went smoothly until an avoidable accident shook us up and brought home the need to pass Measure RR and make BART safer....
Westcat bus in El Cerrito
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/06/2016
Although TransForm spent over a year working on Contra Costa Measure X (a transportation sales tax measure that would raise $2.9 billion over 30 years), we have ultimately decided to stay neutral on...
09/07/2016
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...
Image: a young man uses his Clipper card to take BART. Photo: Federica Armstrong
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/02/2016
When I read about last week’s derailment of the WMTA train in Washington D.C., I got nervous. The cause of the derailment (which left thousands of commuters stranded and delayed while the Orange and...
Image: two middle school students spray paint a mural
Carrie Harvilla Headshot
05/27/2016
School’s out for summer! After a very full year of Safe Routes to School activities to encourage families to walk, bike, carpool, and take transit, I’m feeling reflective. Our team of ten awesome...
05/03/2016
At a recent Oakland City Council meeting, Gregory Ward stated, “I’m tired of having to come here and say the same thing over and over again. We need housing for the people.” Gregory is a member of...
Image: a young woman and a little boy on the BART elevator at 19th St station, Oakland. Photo: Frederica Armstrong.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/19/2016
Bay Area sports are feeling pretty golden right now. For the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA season, impressing us with their superhuman athleticism and...
New solutions needed to combat Bay Area traffic (Richard Masoner)
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
03/23/2016
A few years ago, TransForm proposed a bold idea for reducing congestion on our highways. Instead of continuing to build bigger highways for cars – a practice proven to induce more driving and...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/11/2016
A college education should be priceless, not pricey. That’s why we’re very excited to be partnering with the great people at GJEL Accident Attorneys to help Bay Area students involved in their...
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...

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