Traffic reduction strategies

Kid on bus
Chris Lepe Headshot
06/14/2018
Over the next month, San Mateo County decision-makers will finalize a multi-billion transportation plan that will be placed on the November ballot. Their decisions will shape the future of...
TEAMC workshop
Chris Lepe Headshot
05/09/2018
This post was co-authored by Montzerrat Garcia Bedolla at Youth Leadership Institute and Chris Lepe.  Last summer, Alma, who is a senior at Half Moon Bay High School, had an internship...
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...
gavel and legislation
04/10/2018
Update: On April 17, SB 827 died in the Assembly Transportation and Housing committee. We expect new bills in the next legislative session will attempt to address the same issues, and we are hoping...
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...
Quetzal Gardens in San Jose
11/13/2017
In an attempt to address the housing crisis, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed a goal of developing 25,000 new homes -- with at least 10,000 of these (or 40%) being affordable homes --...
comparison of road space to move people in cars v. bus
10/20/2016
Our transportation system is stuck in 70 year-old thinking.  We need innovation to win on climate and equity while solving our traffic mess. California is a global climate leader with a focus...
New solutions needed to combat Bay Area traffic (Richard Masoner)
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
03/23/2016
A few years ago, TransForm proposed a bold idea for reducing congestion on our highways. Instead of continuing to build bigger highways for cars – a practice proven to induce more driving and...
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...
Flickr: Alden Jewell
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/23/2015
There’s a parking revolution happening in California. Instead of thinking about how long until our meter expires, we’ve started thinking about how we can turn unused parking into homes, parks, and...

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