Public transportation

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...
A rendering of Anchor Place in Long Beach, CA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
04/14/2016
As a professional who has dedicated my career to stopping climate change, my reasons are straightforward – a healthy environment and a chance for future generations to live happy, prosperous lives...
California state capitol - transportation equity bills pass
Joshua Stark Headshot
04/13/2016
Update April 19, 2016: AB 2332 and AB 1982 failed to pass out of the Transportation Committee last night, but we are still pushing for AB 2222 and AB 2796 to advance.  Next, these bills must...
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...
Flickr: Elly Blue
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/03/2016
Transportation is supposed to help us get from one place to another. But for many Californians, our transportation system instead creates huge barriers – to health, safety, opportunity, and more...

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