Elections

woman on bike share with the words, thank you for voting for healthy, connected communities
11/09/2018
The November 2018 election was a big one for transportation and housing in California. We made more recommendations in this election than ever before, and the results are overwhelmingly positive for...
sign saying "affordable housing now"
Pedro's headshot
09/19/2018
I work on affordable housing issues with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California. But you don’t have to work on housing issues professionally to be concerned about the state’s...
Vote November 6!
09/19/2018
When you look at the measures on the ballot in the Bay Area and statewide this November, you’ll see two big themes — transportation and housing. No coincidence, these are arguably the two biggest...
Measure W logo
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/14/2018
San Mateo County’s economy has been thriving in recent years. But while the Peninsula has added jobs, we have not made the needed investments in transportation infrastructure to keep up. Traffic is a...
Kid on bus
Chris Lepe Headshot
06/14/2018
Update: On July 24, 2018, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously (a week after the SamTrans Board did so) to approve the final investment plan and place a strong, forward-...
Election thank you image
06/07/2018
Another election is behind us, and all of the issues TransForm took positions on turned out well for our communities, our climate, and for sustainable transportation options. Once again, we’re proud...
05/10/2018
There’s a primary election coming up on June 5 and California voters have some important choices to make. Do you know where the gubernatorial candidates stand on transportation and land-use? We...
TEAMC workshop
Chris Lepe Headshot
05/09/2018
This post was co-authored by Montzerrat Garcia Bedolla at Youth Leadership Institute and Chris Lepe.  Last summer, Alma, who is a senior at Half Moon Bay High School, had an internship...
Image: a woman waits for BART at Fruitvale station. Photo: Noah Berger
11/15/2016
The results of last week’s national elections are still sinking in. Trump’s inflammatory and offensive comments about people of color, women, immigrants, Muslims, and people with disabilities (to...
09/07/2016
This election is going to be a big one. Not just because of the high-stakes presidential contest — it’s literally going to be a long ballot for California voters, including many critical state and...

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