Oakland

Image: OakMob mural
12/09/2016
All photos are by Pamela Palma Photography Bike share and car share are expanding in Oakland, with serious potential to make it easier for people to get around and enjoy a higher quality of life...
head shot of Karen Kunze
11/23/2016
The TransForm team was shocked and saddened to hear of the unexpected death of Karen Kunze on November 1, 2016. Karen served as the Finance Director for TransForm from 2007 to 2012. We asked our...
Photo of a demonstration in support of Measure JJ
10/13/2016
TransForm is strongly recommending a yes vote on two important measures before Oakland voters on November 8. Together, they will help Oaklanders struggling to deal with the housing crisis and make...
Image: a young woman and a little boy on the BART elevator at 19th St station, Oakland. Photo: Frederica Armstrong.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/19/2016
Bay Area sports are feeling pretty golden right now. For the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA season, impressing us with their superhuman athleticism and...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/17/2016
Standing outside of SPUR Oakland in the line of people waiting to see Janette Sadik-Khan speak, you heard things like this: “She’s like the Beyoncé of the planning world!” “I heard there’s a...
Photo: Joel Aguiar
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/02/2016
*Update: In April 2016, the City of Oakland passed its first housing impact fee. We are immensely proud of the collective work that led to this new policy, which will leverage millions of dollars to...
Photo Credit Joel Aguiar
12/02/2015
I won’t mince words – Oakland is in a housing affordability crisis of epic proportions. And with some of the highest rents in the country and Uber’s impending arrival, tensions around Oakland’s...
TransForm staff ride BART to the Oakland A's Pride night
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/24/2015
At TransForm, we have a lot of pride. We’re proud of the work we do every day to make California a more connected and fair place for everyone to live. We’re also proud to work alongside one...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/29/2015
Last week, the Oakland Planning Commission voiced unanimous support for the city's very first GreenTRIP project: 4700 Telegraph Avenue.  One of two north Oakland housing developments slated...
Our Forum on Keeping Oakland Affordable drew a large crowd.
Geoffrey Johnson
05/21/2015
It was a packed house on Wednesday night as the best and the brightest advocates, planners, and community leaders gathered at TransForm with one thing on their mind: preventing displacement in...

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