Sacramento

Image: people wait for the bus in the rain. Photo: Flickr_AnthonyPrevost
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/17/2017
Three weeks into 2017, the forecast is already predicting potential downpours of new transportation funding in Sacramento. The Legislature has introduced a huge new infrastructure funding package...
Image: people take their bikes on the train. Photo: Mike Kahn
Joshua Stark Headshot
11/15/2016
Many of us woke up exhausted after Election Day, uncertain of what the future holds and hoping for a moment to catch our breath.  But for transportation decisions in Sacramento, there’s no...
Image: California Capitol in Sacramento. Photo: Flickr Marcin Wichary
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/04/2016
It is not often that transportation advocates get to claim “solid victories” in a year-in-review summary. But this year, a lot of hard work paid off and California’s leaders made some great decisions...
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 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...
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/10/2015
With two days left in the legislative session, Governor Brown and leaders of the Legislature announced last night that they would remove the provision from SB 350 that would have set a goal for the...
Photo credit: Sierra Club
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/09/2015
With only three days left in the California legislative session (counting today), I’m confident our state leaders will make history – if not for the laws they pass, then for the sheer madness of 2015...
Richard Devylder speaks on the plenary panel.
Joshua Stark Headshot
04/28/2015
The atmosphere at our 4th annual Transportation Choices Summit yesterday was electric. Over one hundred advocates, experts, and community leaders came from all over California by plane, train, bike,...
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/21/2015
Casual Friday it was not at the State Capitol on January 9, when reporters, advisors, policymakers, and agency leaders put on their best as they gathered in Sacramento to hear Governor Brown release...
Kids participating in Safe Routes to School programs
Joshua Stark Headshot
08/15/2013
The clock is ticking on the Governor’s Active Transportation Program proposal, which must be adopted by the Legislature by August 31. Inaction puts $134 million in annual funding for walking and...

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