Public transportation

silver line BRT
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/16/2018
On May 24th, BART’s Board of Directors will likely make a huge decision about whether and how to extend BART past the Dublin/Pleasanton station into Livermore. This won’t just affect commuters from...
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...
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Joël Ramos Headshot
05/08/2018
The Bay Area’s transportation system is not living up to its potential — with public transit still too disconnected for most people to use, buses stuck in traffic, and a long backlog of bike/ped...
jerry brown at podium
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/11/2018
Yesterday Governor Brown unveiled his proposed 2018 budget. It is a sprawling document (here’s the 272-page summary), with the Governor’s patented prudence throughout (including a cute lavender piggy...
Image: Governor Jerry Brown speaking. Photo: Cal OES
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/28/2017
After an unusually busy year for transportation and housing in Sacramento, the dust is settling and we are catching our breath. But we’re not counting our chickens! We wanted to let you know where...
Image: a little girl uses a Ford GoBike. Photo: Pamela Palma Photography
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/10/2017
The transportation sector is undergoing massive disruption.  America’s transportation and land use planning has overwhelmingly focused on moving cars quickly, at any cost. For those who can’t...
Kailei Johnson with her three kids, Seth, Hannah, and Caleb.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/06/2017
Six months ago, Kailei Johnson was on the Internet when something caught her eye. It was an article about a new affordable housing development opening up near her in West Sacramento called West...
05/02/2017
At the end of April, advocates from aross California came to Sacramento for our annual Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day, co-hosted by TransForm and the California Bicycle Coalition (...
Joshua Stark Headshot
04/17/2017
Early April in Sacramento was about as exciting as it gets for a transportation advocate. After nearly two years of negotiations, the Legislature late last week approved a massive $5 billion per...

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