California Statewide

Vote November 6!
09/19/2018
When you look at the measures on the ballot in the Bay Area and statewide this November, you’ll see two big themes — transportation and housing. No coincidence, these are arguably the two biggest...
sign saying "affordable housing now"
Pedro's headshot
09/19/2018
I work on affordable housing issues with the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California. But you don’t have to work on housing issues professionally to be concerned about the state’s...
Defend Transit, Defeat Prop 6
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/30/2018
Update: Already opposed to Prop 6? See below for what you can do to ensure it fails. Defeating Proposition 6 will be our top election priority this November, because cutting off this overdue...
summit conversation
Joshua Stark Headshot
07/09/2018
On June 26th, TransForm and our allies hosted our annual Transportation Equity Summit in Sacramento. This year’s summit was an invitation-only event, and it provided a unique and intimate space...
Election thank you image
06/07/2018
Another election is behind us, and all of the issues TransForm took positions on turned out well for our communities, our climate, and for sustainable transportation options. Once again, we’re proud...
05/10/2018
There’s a primary election coming up on June 5 and California voters have some important choices to make. Do you know where the gubernatorial candidates stand on transportation and land-use? We...
Joshua Stark Headshot
05/04/2018
Last year, with much debate, arm-twisting, and deal-making, California adopted the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2107. This bill, known as SB 1, is a dramatic shift in how and what...
gavel and legislation
04/10/2018
Update: On April 17, SB 827 died in the Assembly Transportation and Housing committee. We expect new bills in the next legislative session will attempt to address the same issues, and we are hoping...
Housing near Caltrain - photo credit Mark Kahn
03/29/2018
Update: On April 9, 2018, Senator Wiener announced new amendments to SB 827 that address some of the concerns outlined in this post. See our follow-up post from April 10, SB 827 Moves in the Right...
jerry brown at podium
Joshua Stark Headshot
01/11/2018
Yesterday Governor Brown unveiled his proposed 2018 budget. It is a sprawling document (here’s the 272-page summary), with the Governor’s patented prudence throughout (including a cute lavender piggy...

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