Bay Area

Chris Lepe Headshot
08/07/2014
How can public transportation thrive in the South Bay? Although it may sound like a simple enough question, the percentage of people who drive to work is higher here than Los Angeles, the poster...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
08/01/2014
Plan Bay Area just turned one year old! But instead of the traditional cake routine, we’re celebrating the birthday of our first regional plan for sustainable housing and transportation growth by...
Joël Ramos Headshot
07/31/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure PASSED with 71% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. We’ve all heard the complaints about overcrowded buses and strained...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/22/2014
South San Francisco, “The Industrial City” and birthplace of biotechnology, wants also to be known for its walkable, bike-friendly, and economically vibrant downtown. The city’s new Draft...
Soccer Team Bus Battle - Brazil Bus Rapid Transit
Shannon Tracey Headshot
07/09/2014
Here in the United States, we often make comparisons to Europe and Asia when looking for examples of world-class public transportation. But like the World Cup, we shouldn’t overlook the...
Photo: Alameda County Transportation Commission
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/30/2014
Earlier this year, Public Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
Happy BART Rider
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/20/2014
The BART Board's decision to set the fare for the Oakland Airport Connector at $6 per ride instead of a proposed $4 fare on June 12 was a huge victory for everyday BART riders.  When...
06/03/2014
Updated 11/5/2014: This ballot measure PASSED with 69.56% of the vote. Read a round-up of all 2014 election results here. This November, Alameda County voters will face a big decision: whether to...
05/21/2014
San Mateo County officials agree! Testing innovative approaches to reduce traffic on Highway 101 is a necessity – especially since the gridlocked corridor offers passage between two massive...
BART's Oakland Airport Connector will open in 2015
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/16/2014
When the BART Board votes on what the fares should be for the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC), TransForm wants to make sure the Board hears loud and clear that they should charge higher-income...

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