Bay Area

Chris Lepe Headshot
04/02/2014
Seven-mile transit corridor, years in the making, will cut travel times and improve quality of life in the most transit-dependent area of Silicon Valley.   After more than a decade of...
BART's Oakland Airport Connector is slated to finish construction this fall.
Joël Ramos Headshot
02/27/2014
How do we make sure BART’s Oakland Airport Connector doesn’t hurt everyday riders? BART’s $500 million Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) is under construction and slated to open this fall. If you’ve...
Joël Ramos Headshot
02/03/2014
Regular BART riders know our regional transit system sorely needs an extreme makeover. While new BART train cars have been under discussion, a plan for how to pay for all of them is still lacking....
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/20/2013
Exactly five months after Plan Bay Area adoption, MTC Commissioners approved a framework for spending $10 billion in federal, state, and local dollars. As we explained last month, this includes a...
Another BART shutdown
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/22/2013
This morning, BART service was unavailable during rush hour due to a problem with its computer system. The result: congestion, chaos, and cranky commuters. As one thwarted rider told the San...
Plan Bay Area
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
11/14/2013
It’s been several months since the adoption of Plan Bay Area, but our work is far from over. Implementation is where the rubber hits the road, so TransForm is keeping a vigilant watch on MTC’s...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/30/2013
The El Camino corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will introduce rapid transit service between HP Pavilion in Downtown San Jose to the Palo Alto Intermodal Center along The Alameda and El...
Garden Village - GreenTRIP Certified
Ann Cheng Headshot
09/05/2013
Change isn’t easy – especially when we’re talking about parking. Despite the high cost of residential parking spaces ($30,000–$60,000 per space to construct), developers can have a tough time...
Joël Ramos Headshot
07/30/2013
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously – again – to enter into agreements with AC Transit to advance Bus Rapid Transit along International Boulevard. There are still some...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/19/2013
If all you did was read the newspapers this morning, you’d think that a raging mob of Tea Party activists were the only people who showed up for last night’s final hearing on Plan Bay Area. The...

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