Combined cost of housing + transportation

Casa Arabella plan and construction, Fruitvale Transit Village
11/27/2018
By most measures, the Bay Area has the worst housing crisis in the country. For decades we have been severely under-building housing. Too much of what gets built, especially near public transit, is...
Ann Cheng Headshot
05/06/2015
What will make housing more affordable and reduce car trips starting in spring 2016? GreenTRIP Connect! Thanks to you - our incredible family of GreenTRIP supporters - we raised $175,000 to meet...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
04/14/2015
Time flies. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost two years since our regional agencies passed Plan Bay Area - our region’s groundbreaking effort to improve transportation, housing, and...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
03/26/2015
GreenTRIP’s goal is to make the Bay Area a place with more affordable homes and less parking. But that can’t happen without the partnership of people who actually do the building: developers....
A bicyclist enjoys PARKing Day in San Jose
02/17/2015
Silicon Valley is the world’s leading center of innovation.  Yet San Jose is trapped in the era of floppy disks and 8-track tapes when it comes to mobility and development. Traffic congestion is...
Photo credit: Ken Gutmaker
Ann Cheng Headshot
01/29/2015
It’s no secret that the Bay Area is facing a serious affordability crisis.  From San Jose to Santa Rosa, the cost of living has skyrocketed over the past few years – and at the same time, the...
01/05/2015
By today’s standards, it is normal for most people to drive for every little errand: getting to work, dropping the kids off at soccer, or meeting a friend for coffee. Our cities and towns have been...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/17/2014
Carshare in the Bay Area has gone from zero to sixty in the last few years.   Peer-to-peer carsharing like Getaround, Turo (formerly RelayRides), and JustShareIt give people a convenient way...
Jean Long Headshot
10/17/2014
As rent and transportation costs in California continue to rise, families in the Bay Area are finding it harder to afford to live in the place they call home.  That’s why we’re thrilled to...
Jennifer West Headshot
09/18/2014
In today’s world, technology makes it easy for us to access enormous amounts of helpful information with the click of a mouse. There’s an app that helps us choose where to eat, an app that tells us...

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