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Image: OakMob mural
12/09/2016
All photos are by Pamela Palma Photography Bike share and car share are expanding in Oakland, with serious potential to make it easier for people to get around and enjoy a higher quality of life...
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: Nans and Anjali.
Anjali Mehta
10/31/2016
A few weeks ago I took my grandmother on her very first BART ride. Everything went smoothly until an avoidable accident shook us up and brought home the need to pass Measure RR and make BART safer....
Image: A woman living in an affordable housing development sits with her dog. Photo: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/12/2016
Everyone deserves to have a safe and affordable place to call home. We support Measure A1 in Alameda County because it will make that basic right a reality for more people. The housing crisis in...
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: an elderly woman boards Muni. Photo: Marta Lindsey
10/03/2016
Even with all of latest emerging mobility options, the most affordable, environmentally friendly, and healthiest options remain riding public transportation, walking, and biking. Those options also...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
09/28/2016
Californians, mark your calendars…for the year 2030. That’s the new goalpost for our state’s ambitious climate goals that are keeping California at the forefront of global climate action. With...
Image: a woman waits for a bus in Santa Clara County. Photo: Michael Halberstadt
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/12/2016
Living and working in Silicon Valley has become increasingly challenging over the past few years, with skyrocketing home and rent costs, and overburdened transportation systems. This fall, Santa...
Image: two girls play in the ocean. Photo: Adobe Stock
Joshua Stark Headshot
08/04/2016
Californians are feeling the heat of climate change – literally. Between the enormous wildfires sweeping up and down our state, a decade of record-breaking temperatures, and a historic drought, our...
Image: a Black Lives Matter yardsign. Photo: Flickr Paul Sableman
07/18/2016
Two years ago, I co-wrote a blog post entitled “Why planners should be talking about Ferguson” with Carey Knecht and Richard Raya. Since then we have seen little change. Unarmed black men, women, and...

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