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Joël Ramos Headshot
07/31/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure PASSED with 71% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. We’ve all heard the complaints about overcrowded buses and strained...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/22/2014
South San Francisco, “The Industrial City” and birthplace of biotechnology, wants also to be known for its walkable, bike-friendly, and economically vibrant downtown. The city’s new Draft...
Soccer Team Bus Battle - Brazil Bus Rapid Transit
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/09/2014
Here in the United States, we often make comparisons to Europe and Asia when looking for examples of world-class public transportation. But like the World Cup, we shouldn’t overlook the...
Photo: Alameda County Transportation Commission
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/30/2014
Earlier this year, Public Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
Happy BART Rider
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/20/2014
The BART Board's decision to set the fare for the Oakland Airport Connector at $6 per ride instead of a proposed $4 fare on June 12 was a huge victory for everyday BART riders.  When...
06/03/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure PASSED with 69.56% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. This November, Alameda County voters will face a big decision: whether to...
05/21/2014
San Mateo County officials agree! Testing innovative approaches to reduce traffic on Highway 101 is a necessity – especially since the gridlocked corridor offers passage between two massive...
BART's Oakland Airport Connector will open in 2015
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/16/2014
When the BART Board votes on what the fares should be for the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC), TransForm wants to make sure the Board hears loud and clear that they should charge higher-income...
South San Francisco Walking Tour
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/02/2014
March 22 was an unusually sunny Saturday in South San Francisco – perfect weather for a walk around the City’s Downtown Plan Area. That morning a group of over 35 individuals put on their comfy shoes...
04/23/2014
Back in 2009, BART’s management claimed the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) would cover all of its own costs. TransForm and many of our allies didn’t believe it then, and now we have new evidence...

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