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Joël Ramos Headshot
01/25/2016
I’ve been fortunate to call San Francisco home for the last 10 years. And in just a few days, the city will also become a temporary home to something else (pretty big): Super Bowl 50. Even if you’...
Photo credit: Richard Bendix
12/03/2015
It’s a wonderful feeling to roll my wheelchair out of an afternoon concert with the San Francisco Symphony knowing accessible rail transit is only blocks away. The Bay Area pioneered disabled...
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...
BART conductors at Lake Merritt station show off their stylish uniforms in the 1970’s. Photo: BART
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/11/2015
This Friday, BART turns 43! Since the system’s opening day on September 11, 1972, BART has seen many milestones. There have been big earthquakes, tech booms, and eight new American presidents...
Flickr: Ricky Romero
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/31/2015
For the hard-working staff of BART, Labor Day weekend won’t be a restful one. Instead, maintenance crews will spend three whole days repairing and improving the Transbay Tube. This means that from...
TransForm staff ride BART to the Oakland A's Pride night
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/24/2015
At TransForm, we have a lot of pride. We’re proud of the work we do every day to make California a more connected and fair place for everyone to live. We’re also proud to work alongside one...
Flickr: Sergio Ruiz
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/15/2015
After three months of planning, two online town halls, and one very important meeting, the BART Board of Directors has approved its 2016 budget – and we’re thrilled with the outcome. Since April,...
Jeff Hobson head shot
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...

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