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Photo Credit: Brandon Matthews
Chris Lepe Headshot
02/04/2016
There’s a lot going on in Santa Clara County in 2016 (and no, I don’t just mean the Super Bowl). The other big thing on the horizon is what’s going to happen with Santa Clara County’s proposed...
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01/14/2016
Solving San Francisco’s transportation problems can be an expensive and complicated business. But thanks to the hard work of planners and engineers at our local and regional transportation agencies,...
TransForm Board members celebrate the year at our 2015 Live Awards and Benefit. Photo: Michelle Terris
12/30/2015
2015 was a big year for TransForm. After I returned from a three-month summer sabbatical, I was reminded of TransForm’s organizational strength, and how committed all of our staff members are to...
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Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/22/2015
Bay Area communities seem to be changing at lightning speed – and consensus on what these changes mean and whether they are good is nearly impossible to reach. It's no small feat to set goals for...
12/17/2015
This week, TransForm is sprinting to the finish line. Starting Monday, we shared one story a day (via email) from the incredible people who have become a part of our work to create a better...
12/08/2015
Last Thursday I presented at a Caltrans conference in Los Angeles. On my Southwest flight home, I grabbed a second-row window seat...next to Governor Jerry Brown.  I thanked him for his...
Photo credit: Richard Bendix
12/03/2015
It’s a wonderful feeling to roll my wheelchair out of an afternoon concert with the San Francisco Symphony knowing accessible rail transit is only blocks away. The Bay Area pioneered disabled...
Photo Credit Joel Aguiar
12/02/2015
I won’t mince words – Oakland is in a housing affordability crisis of epic proportions. And with some of the highest rents in the country and Uber’s impending arrival, tensions around Oakland’s...
Jennifer West Headshot
11/19/2015
This blog was originally posted on PolicyLink's Equity Blog here. Last month, I attended PolicyLink's 2015 Equity Summit, a three-day conference drawing advocates from Ferguson to New...
Flickr: Eric Demarcq
11/11/2015
Turn on the radio on any given morning in the Bay Area, and you’ll hear one word over and over again: traffic. This year, San Francisco was named the second most-congested city in the United...

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TransForum is the blog of TransForm, California's leading transportation advocate. For more about our work, including ways you can take action and contribute, visit TransFormCA.org.