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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...
Photo of protected bike lane on Telegraph Ave. in Oakland; photo credit, Dianne Yee
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/03/2019
If Governor Newsom is as serious about addressing climate change and keeping kids safe as he says he is, he’s got to sign SB 127, the Complete Streets for Active Living bill. Authored by Senator...
Photo of the new office for TransForm
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Headshot
09/13/2019
After more than 10 years in our main Oakland office, TransForm is moving. Like many residents and other nonprofits across the Bay Area, our rent is increasing beyond our budget.  This is just...
Picture of person smiling in front of an AC Transit bus.
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/10/2019
Reports have shown that Contra Costa residents have some of the longest commutes in the region. The suburbanization of poverty is well underway in the County as people priced out of urban job...
Picture of members from the Scraper Bike Team riding bikes in the street
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/26/2019
The definition of a systemic problem is that it shows up everywhere. It’s tough to root out a systemic problem, but the silver lining is that you can start anywhere. Oaklanders are working to...
Jo Ann and Ann speaking at our 2019 event, All Aboard
Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Headshot
05/24/2019
This post is co-authored by Jo Ann Prompongsatorn Farrant and Ann Cheng It’s been two months since Stuart Cohen stepped down from being TransForm’s Executive Director after 22 years. As the new...
Berkeley parents and children form a "bike train" on Bike to School Day
Jeannette Cooper
05/23/2019
On May 9, the Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) Program continued its long tradition of celebrating Bike to School Day in conjunction with Bike to Work Day, the latter of which is...
Mayfair housing development rendering
05/17/2019
Yesterday, SB 50 was held in the Senate Appropriations Committee until 2020. It was all over the news. The Governor registered his disappointment (though he hadn’t endorsed the bill previously)....

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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.