Public transportation

Image: a woman waits for a bus in Santa Clara County. Photo: Michael Halberstadt
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/12/2016
Living and working in Silicon Valley has become increasingly challenging over the past few years, with skyrocketing home and rent costs, and overburdened transportation systems. This fall, Santa...
Image: a woman steps off an AC Transit bus. Photo: Noah Berger
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/02/2016
In 2008, voters in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties approved a ten-year parcel tax to support AC Transit service from Richmond to Hayward.  The measure has raised nearly $30 million per year...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/15/2016
Last Friday, August 12, the world celebrated International Youth Day. Here in Alameda County, we don’t have to look far to find youth doing amazing things. Take the recent winners of our Community...
Image: two girls play in the ocean. Photo: Adobe Stock
Joshua Stark Headshot
08/04/2016
Californians are feeling the heat of climate change – literally. Between the enormous wildfires sweeping up and down our state, a decade of record-breaking temperatures, and a historic drought, our...
Image: a young man uses his Clipper card to take BART. Photo: Federica Armstrong
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/02/2016
When I read about last week’s derailment of the WMTA train in Washington D.C., I got nervous. The cause of the derailment (which left thousands of commuters stranded and delayed while the Orange and...
Image: empty legislative room at the State Capitol. Photo: Flickr Amy the Nurse
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/06/2016
Each year the California Legislature takes a month-long break from business in the Capitol Building – a summer vacation, if you will. This gives us advocates a moment to take a breath, step back for...
Image: a young boy walks to school. Photo: Noah Berger
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/23/2016
On Friday the Thirteenth, Governor Brown submitted to the Legislature his May revision to the state budget for fiscal year 2016-17.  I wish I could say it was our lucky day. But in this case...
Image: A group of people meet at the State Capitol for Advocacy Day. Photo: Shannon Tracey
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/17/2016
After two hot days in Sacramento, my body really appreciates the opportunity to settle into this air-conditioned seat on Amtrak. But my brain is bouncing with new ideas from our Transportation Equity...
Students from ACE, Alliance for Climate Education, volunteer at the Let's Get Moving Summit
Bianca Taylor Headshot
05/10/2016
I’ve been on the communications team at TransForm since 2013, so it’s safe to say that I’ve organized and attended my fair share of events. But Saturday, May 7 was my first time attending our Let’s...
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...

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