Public transportation

A couple living on the streets in Stockton, CA. Flickr: Gottanikoncamera
Bianca Taylor Headshot
07/15/2015
Fifty miles south of Sacramento in San Joaquin County, the city of Stockton is locked in a housing affordability crisis that has forced its residents out of their homes and onto the street. The ...
Chris Lepe Headshot
06/24/2015
What kind of place will Silicon Valley be in 20 years? Will our region still be a hub for innovation? Will people of all income levels have better access to great transit? Will our streets be safer...
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...
Photo Credit: Brandon Matthews
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/19/2015
I like a good cliffhanger as much as the next guy.  But when it comes to making our communities safer and easier to get around, I’d rather not be left wondering whether things will turn out all...
Flickr: Sergio Ruiz
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/15/2015
After three months of planning, two online town halls, and one very important meeting, the BART Board of Directors has approved its 2016 budget – and we’re thrilled with the outcome. Since April,...
Photo Credit: Brandon Matthews
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/11/2015
UPDATE 7/1/2015: SB 9 was amended to remove the provision limiting TIRCP funds to projects of over $100 million.  We would still like to see the provision prioritizing projects with additional...
05/27/2015
For transportation and planning professionals, a trip to a BART maintenance facility feels a little bit like going to Disneyland. So you can imagine our excitement when six TransForm staff and...
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...
04/30/2015
This blog was co-authored by Charisse Ma Lebron, director of community development and health policy with Working Partnerships USA, and Chris Lepe, senior community planner with TransForm. Should...
Joël Ramos Headshot
04/24/2015
What starts in late April and stretches into June? One answer: the Warriors’ playoff run! Second answer: the BART budget process. Budgets are always a clear expression of an agency’s values. As...

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