Bay Area

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Public meetings on the draft Plan Bay Area are well underway, and the consensus among speakers has been clear: we need greater investments in public transportation and policies to keep Bay Area...
Puzzle Plan Bay Area
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Our regional agencies have taken their shot at solving the puzzle of how to cut greenhouse gas emissions by reducing driving. The draft of Plan Bay Area, our regional 25-year transportation spending...
MTC’s newly released Plan Bay Area includes a proposal to significantly expand the Bay Area’s Express Lane Network. This plan will collectively charge drivers billions of dollars in tolls, and...
Students stencil CARPOOL on a parking space
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Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High School in Pleasanton are now reserved for students who carpool, after the conversion of 30 parking lot spaces long reserved for seniors into a...
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The four-year, $320 million OneBayArea Grant (OBAG) Program is a new funding approach that better integrates the region’s federal transportation program with California’s climate law (Senate Bill...
Photo: Los Altos Politico
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Santa Clara County cities along the 17.3 mile El Camino corridor have been evaluating Bus Rapid Transit over the last year. A few months ago the Sunnyvale City Council narrowly voted to oppose...
Bay Area from above
As noted in a previous blog post about the EIR, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is continuing their work on a Draft...
AC Transit bus
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At nearly 11 p.m. last night, the Oakland City Council unanimously approved plans to bring true Bus Rapid Transit service with bus-only, center lanes to International Boulevard.   It was a...
Photo credit: Brandon Matthews
Joël Ramos Headshot
At nearly 11PM on Tuesday night, July 17th, the Oakland City Council joined the City Council of San Leandro in unanimous support of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) with dedicated lanes. The route will...
BART train at station
TransForm is pleased to offer its support of the proposed renewal, extension, and increase of Alameda County’s transportation funding measure, often known as “Measure B”.  Many of you have...


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