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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...
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...

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