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Drawing of alarm clock with a face mask with the words Wake Up MTC
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
07/29/2020
Transit workers and riders deserve to feel and be safe. That’s also necessary if transit is going to survive and recover from the impacts of the pandemic. TransForm and the Voices for Public...
Quote from 101 MAP report: "At the peak hour, 78% of all vehicles on US-101 are carrying only one person
Chris Lepe Headshot
07/24/2020
About a year and half ago TransForm and seven public agencies kicked off a unique partnership called the Highway 101 Mobility Action Plan. This was in anticipation of planned express lanes between...
headshot of Jeff Hobson
06/30/2020
I was 29 years old when I became TransForm’s second employee back in 1998. I spent the next 17-plus years helping to build TransForm into California’s leading voice for transportation reform, and I...
Rendering of transit-oriented development
Joshua Stark Headshot
06/25/2020
In this blog post, TransForm is going to take a surprising angle to support SB 743 — a seven year-old law that has yet to be implemented, which will fix a warped interpretation of California’s...
Cleaning crew on NYC bus. Flickr: MTAphotos/Andrew Cashin
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
05/18/2020
This was supposed to be an uplifting year for Bay Area transit—the year we would vote for a transformative region-wide transportation funding measure. Instead, 2020 turned out to be the year of the...
McEvoy Dupont Apartments rendering
04/23/2020
Affordable housing and accessible, equitable transportation options are at the heart of so many crises that our communities face across the region and state. That’s as true as ever during the era of...
Paratransit passenger and driver
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/27/2020
Before talking about how to address transit’s emergency in light of COVID-19, we must first be very clear: do not take transit unless you absolutely must for your essential needs or for your...
Rendering of Agrihood Senior Projects in Santa Clara, a GreenTRIP Certified develompent
Joshua Stark Headshot
02/14/2020
A powerful solution to California’s housing affordability crisis should do at least two things: reform zoning restrictions to allow for more housing density near transit, and ease the intense...
Yes on J logo - for climate resilience and transportation justice
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
01/31/2020
On March 3, Contra Costa County voters will have an opportunity to approve the most equitable, sustainable transportation funding measure the county has ever seen. Yes, the measure includes $1.9...
Empty capitol - by Amy the Nurse on Flickr
Joshua Stark Headshot
11/12/2019
Our housing crisis has been a crisis for years now, but 2019 was the first year we saw anything approaching the level of activity in the capitol needed to address it. This is a big shift in the right...

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