Bay Area

MTC's decision sets the stage for better regional planning.
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
10/08/2014
No matter how great the script is, the director’s vision won’t come to life if the actors don’t play their parts. That’s why it’s so important for counties to play a coordinated role in implementing...
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/23/2014
When it comes to BART, there is good news and bad news.  The good news: more people are choosing to ride BART during the week, meaning that there are fewer cars on the road clogging our...
Jennifer West Headshot
09/18/2014
In today’s world, technology makes it easy for us to access enormous amounts of helpful information with the click of a mouse. There’s an app that helps us choose where to eat, an app that tells us...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/16/2014
Last week, our event “The Future of El Camino Real is in Your Hands” drew a crowd of nearly one hundred people. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, professions, and perspectives, they shared the goal...
Smoke on BART train at West Oakland, photo by Paul Britton
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/08/2014
Wheels falling off trains, cars filling with smoke, derailments – it seems like almost every week, BART riders suffer from a service shutdown caused by one maintenance crisis or another. To anyone...
09/02/2014
Election Day will be here before you know it – and we sure hope you’ll be voting on Tuesday, November 4! As a non-profit organization, TransForm can’t endorse candidates for office, but we can take...
Prop L would increase gridlock in San Francisco
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/29/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure FAILED with 62% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. Ever try to park in a bustling San Francisco neighborhood where scarce...
Crowded Muni car, by torbakhopper via Flickr
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/27/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: Proposition A PASSED with 71% of the vote. Proposition B PASSED with 61% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. Dear reader, we hear your cry for “...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/20/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure PASSED with 69.56% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. It’s official! Alameda County’s 2014 transportation funding measure...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
08/18/2014
For Leo Martinez, the hardest part of high school isn’t algebra or English – it’s crossing the street safely to get to first period. When he started his freshman year at San Lorenzo High School,...

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