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03/13/2015
Our third annual Let’s Get Moving, Silicon Valley Summit may have been our best one yet! Last Saturday, 200 people (advocates, planners, policy makers, students, and other community members) came...
A man rides the bus in the South Bay. Photo credit Brandon Matthews 2011.
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11/17/2014
As we’ve noted before, most people agree that El Camino Real has room for improvement, to put it mildly.  Speeding cars, unsafe pedestrian crossings, lack of accommodation of cyclists, buses...
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11/10/2014
For too many years, Silicon Valley has focused on planning for automobiles, forcing most of us to depend on driving with few alternatives to sitting in traffic - and leaving everyone else in the dust...
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10/24/2014
If you drive a car or take a bus on any freeway in the Bay Area, chances are you’ll get stuck in traffic. This isn’t only a time-wasting nuisance, it’s bad for us.  The more time we spend idling...
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09/16/2014
Last week, our event “The Future of El Camino Real is in Your Hands” drew a crowd of nearly one hundred people. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, professions, and perspectives, they shared the goal...
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08/07/2014
How can public transportation thrive in the South Bay? Although it may sound like a simple enough question, the percentage of people who drive to work is higher here than Los Angeles, the poster...
04/18/2014
Just five months since we released our Innovation Required report, TransForm’s Optimized HOT proposal is gaining traction throughout the Bay Area. All three county agencies that manage Highway 101 on...
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04/02/2014
Seven-mile transit corridor, years in the making, will cut travel times and improve quality of life in the most transit-dependent area of Silicon Valley.   After more than a decade of...
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09/30/2013
The El Camino corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will introduce rapid transit service between HP Pavilion in Downtown San Jose to the Palo Alto Intermodal Center along The Alameda and El...
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03/05/2013
Our first-ever Let’s Get Moving Summit on February 23, 2013, was a huge success, with 200 attendees, 16 co-sponsors, and speakers representing over 35 organizations. The event generated significant...

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