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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,...
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Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
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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...

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