Social equity

Photo: Joel Aguiar
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/02/2016
*Update: In April 2016, the City of Oakland passed its first housing impact fee. We are immensely proud of the collective work that led to this new policy, which will leverage millions of dollars to...
Esther Robert sits at her kitchen table at home in West Sacramento. Photo credit: Rockwell Creative
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/01/2016
Affordable housing" is a term we hear every day, in the news and in our neighborhoods. And while there are technical definitions that specify what makes a unit affordable based on income level,...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
02/23/2016
The controversy around the lack of diversity among Academy Award nominees has been hard to miss, especially given the Oscars’ airing during Black History Month.  The criticisms of this year’s...
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...
Flickr torbakhopper
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...
Flickr: rocor
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...

Pages

FeedBlog Signup

About This Blog

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.