Climate

12/08/2015
Last Thursday I presented at a Caltrans conference in Los Angeles. On my Southwest flight home, I grabbed a second-row window seat...next to Governor Jerry Brown.  I thanked him for his...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
11/25/2015
“Sustainability means simultaneously meeting our current economic, environmental, and community needs, while also ensuring that we are not jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their...
Photo: Mukul Kundu
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
11/04/2015
It’s no secret that it’s expensive to live in the Bay Area, and rapidly getting less and less affordable in many of our communities. We at TransForm are feeling the crunch, too. Two of our Oakland-...
Flickr: Nicholas Eckhart
10/22/2015
It is rare that you can find one solution to two huge issues, especially if those two issues are our global climate crisis and the growing threat of displacement and lack of affordable homes across...
Flickr: Sergio LA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
10/21/2015
Meeting California’s goal of reducing petroleum use by 50% by 2030 is ambitious – but achievable. It’s ambitious because it will require us to overcome decades of planning and investment that have...
Flickr: Olen Sanders
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/15/2015
The 2015 Legislative session is over… almost…  October 11 was Governor Brown’s deadline to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature. Now that the Governor has laid down his pen for the...
Photo credit: http://sfhousingnow.org/
10/06/2015
The future of the Bay Area depends on how well we can connect people to homes, jobs, and transit. Proposition A, an affordable housing bond on the San Francisco ballot this November, is critically...
Flickr: Alden Jewell
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/23/2015
There’s a parking revolution happening in California. Instead of thinking about how long until our meter expires, we’ve started thinking about how we can turn unused parking into homes, parks, and...
Governor Jerry Brown. Flickr: Steve Rhodes
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/16/2015
“…my zeal has been intensified to a maximum degree.” - Gov. Brown, speaking at a press conference announcing amendments to SB 350  Last week, during the state legislature’s final moments...
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/10/2015
With two days left in the legislative session, Governor Brown and leaders of the Legislature announced last night that they would remove the provision from SB 350 that would have set a goal for the...

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