Social equity

Photo of the new office for TransForm
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Headshot
09/13/2019
After more than 10 years in our main Oakland office, TransForm is moving. Like many residents and other nonprofits across the Bay Area, our rent is increasing beyond our budget.  This is just...
Picture of person smiling in front of an AC Transit bus.
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/10/2019
Reports have shown that Contra Costa residents have some of the longest commutes in the region. The suburbanization of poverty is well underway in the County as people priced out of urban job...
Picture of members from the Scraper Bike Team riding bikes in the street
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/26/2019
The definition of a systemic problem is that it shows up everywhere. It’s tough to root out a systemic problem, but the silver lining is that you can start anywhere. Oaklanders are working to...
2018 TransForm Staff Retreat
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Headshot
11/28/2018
Social justice is a core value for TransForm — it is fundamental to our mission and our existence. We use transportation and land use reforms to create a cascade of benefits for social, environmental...
summit conversation
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/09/2018
On June 26th, TransForm and our allies hosted our annual Transportation Equity Summit in Sacramento. This year’s summit was an invitation-only event, and it provided a unique and intimate space...
surveying a worker
Chris Lepe Headshot
04/27/2018
What are the transportation preferences and challenges of workers commuting in Silicon Valley, and how might a proposal like the Highway 101 Managed Lanes project be designed to meet their needs? How...
express lane traffic
Chris Lepe Headshot
12/20/2017
The growing and interrelated transportation, affordability, and climate crises call for our communities and public agencies to set a high bar for new transportation investments. The Highway 101...
Image: Governor Jerry Brown speaking. Photo: Cal OES
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/28/2017
After an unusually busy year for transportation and housing in Sacramento, the dust is settling and we are catching our breath. But we’re not counting our chickens! We wanted to let you know where...
Image: a little girl uses a Ford GoBike. Photo: Pamela Palma Photography
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/10/2017
The transportation sector is undergoing massive disruption.  America’s transportation and land use planning has overwhelmingly focused on moving cars quickly, at any cost. For those who can’t...
Kailei Johnson with her three kids, Seth, Hannah, and Caleb.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/06/2017
Six months ago, Kailei Johnson was on the Internet when something caught her eye. It was an article about a new affordable housing development opening up near her in West Sacramento called West...

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