Social equity

Joël Ramos Headshot
03/10/2015
Things are changing in the City of Oakland. Along streets newly striped with green bike lanes and under the watch of a homegrown Mayor, neighborhoods are seeing a flurry of plans that have been...
South San Francisco Community Benefits Coalition
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
03/03/2015
South San Francisco—known by locals as South City—has always been a predominantly working class community. Its identity as an industrial city is rooted in a long history of supporting labor unions,...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
01/28/2015
The end of January marks a milestone for our state as a leader in climate protection and the promising start of our effort to improve the quality of life of all Californians through the cap-and-trade...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
01/19/2015
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In today...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
12/17/2014
Carshare in the Bay Area has gone from zero to sixty in the last few years.   Peer-to-peer carsharing like Getaround, Turo (formerly RelayRides), and JustShareIt give people a convenient way...
The Oakland Airport Connector opens Friday November 21. Photo: MTC
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/20/2014
Tomorrow, BART will unveil the Oakland Airport Connector with a party to celebrate the new link from Coliseum Station to the Oakland International Airport. We like parties as much as anyone else....
Old Oakland Farmers Market, photo Michael Halberstadt
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/28/2014
In the past two years, Oakland has been named the "Most Exciting City in America,” the "5th Hippest City in the U.S.," and even recognized by the New York Times as #5 of their 2012 list of the "...
GreenTRIP's Jennifer West and Jean Long at Railvolution 2014
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/01/2014
For the urban planners, transportation lovers, and policy wonks of the world, the experience of going to Rail~Volution might be a little like going to Disneyland. A four-day conference dedicated to...
California state seal, photo credit Flickr How I See Life
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/29/2014
Big things happened in the world of transportation policy this year in California. Caltrans got a new mission and vision, the new State Transportation Agency kicked off a robust transportation...
Mimi Tam headshot
09/05/2014
Across the nation, transit agencies, nonprofit organizations, and government authorities are doing exemplary work to improve the health and equity of their communities through planning. While this...

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