Ballot measure

Image: a young man uses his Clipper card to take BART. Photo: Federica Armstrong
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/02/2016
When I read about last week’s derailment of the WMTA train in Washington D.C., I got nervous. The cause of the derailment (which left thousands of commuters stranded and delayed while the Orange and...
Image: a young woman and a little boy on the BART elevator at 19th St station, Oakland. Photo: Frederica Armstrong.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/19/2016
Bay Area sports are feeling pretty golden right now. For the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA season, impressing us with their superhuman athleticism and...
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/24/2015
Winter is coming, and with luck, the predictions of a strong El Niño year will come true and end our multi-year drought. Those rainy days are notorious for causing morning slowdowns on Bay Area roads...
Photo credit: http://sfhousingnow.org/
10/06/2015
The future of the Bay Area depends on how well we can connect people to homes, jobs, and transit. Proposition A, an affordable housing bond on the San Francisco ballot this November, is critically...
Chris Lepe Headshot
06/24/2015
What kind of place will Silicon Valley be in 20 years? Will our region still be a hub for innovation? Will people of all income levels have better access to great transit? Will our streets be safer...
05/27/2015
For transportation and planning professionals, a trip to a BART maintenance facility feels a little bit like going to Disneyland. So you can imagine our excitement when six TransForm staff and...
Joël Ramos Headshot
04/24/2015
What starts in late April and stretches into June? One answer: the Warriors’ playoff run! Second answer: the BART budget process. Budgets are always a clear expression of an agency’s values. As...
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/30/2015
Spring is in the air, and if you’re like me, you’re counting down the days until April 5: Opening Day. Oakland A’s fans brushing up on their Bernie lean have been waiting for April 5, 2015...
Joël Ramos Headshot
02/19/2015
The San Francisco Chronicle reported earlier this month that the number of satisfied BART riders has dropped to its lowest level in 16 years. If you’re one of the 430,000 people who ride BART...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Joël Ramos Headshot
02/03/2015
Since the historic Measure BB passed in November, we’ve heard questions from lots of people who live, walk, bike, and ride transit in the Bay Area: “When do the free transit passes for youth start...

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