Bay Area

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...
New solutions needed to combat Bay Area traffic (Richard Masoner)
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
03/23/2016
A few years ago, TransForm proposed a bold idea for reducing congestion on our highways. Instead of continuing to build bigger highways for cars – a practice proven to induce more driving and...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Bianca Taylor Headshot
03/11/2016
A college education should be priceless, not pricey. That’s why we’re very excited to be partnering with the great people at GJEL Accident Attorneys to help Bay Area students involved in their...
Flickr: Paul Sullivan
02/02/2016
The Bay Area is facing an extreme housing crisis. Over the past several years, our region has not built enough housing, nor has it kept up with the ever increasing housing demand. Housing prices have...
Flickr David Yu
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...
Flickr Todd Lappin
Shannon Tracey Headshot
12/01/2015
“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style…” One of the benefits of living in a thriving urban area is the incredible rich calendar of events that beckon us at the holidays. The...
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: Mukul Kundu
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
11/04/2015
It’s no secret that it’s expensive to live in the Bay Area, and rapidly getting less and less affordable in many of our communities. We at TransForm are feeling the crunch, too. Two of our Oakland-...
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...

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