Complete streets

Photo of protected bike lane on Telegraph Ave. in Oakland; photo credit, Dianne Yee
Joshua Stark Headshot
10/03/2019
If Governor Newsom is as serious about addressing climate change and keeping kids safe as he says he is, he’s got to sign SB 127, the Complete Streets for Active Living bill. Authored by Senator...
Flickr: Elly Blue
Joshua Stark Headshot
03/03/2016
Transportation is supposed to help us get from one place to another. But for many Californians, our transportation system instead creates huge barriers – to health, safety, opportunity, and more...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
03/26/2015
GreenTRIP’s goal is to make the Bay Area a place with more affordable homes and less parking. But that can’t happen without the partnership of people who actually do the building: developers....
Photo credit: San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Bianca Taylor Headshot
02/13/2015
Whether you celebrate February 14 with a heart-shaped box of chocolates, or protest the day as a Hallmark creation, there’s no denying that Valentine’s Day is all around us. So in the spirit of the...
Photo credit: Noah Berger
Joël Ramos Headshot
02/03/2015
Since the historic Measure BB passed in November, we’ve heard questions from lots of people who live, walk, bike, and ride transit in the Bay Area: “When do the free transit passes for youth start...
01/05/2015
By today’s standards, it is normal for most people to drive for every little errand: getting to work, dropping the kids off at soccer, or meeting a friend for coffee. Our cities and towns have been...
Regional Planning Director, Joel Ramos, speaks at a BRT meeting in Oakland.
Joël Ramos Headshot
12/16/2014
As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. And for the East Bay, the long-awaited Bus Rapid Transit line from downtown Oakland to San Leandro is a very good thing. On November 18, the...
11/25/2014
Crossing the street shouldn’t feel like you’re playing a real-life game of Frogger. As it exists today, El Camino Real through Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, and Santa Clara is...
150 parents and students participated in the Walking School Bus at Achieve Academy in Oakland.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
10/13/2014
They arrived on the corner en masse, shoelaces tied, helmets strapped, and jackets zipped tight. This wasn’t your typical morning commute - this was International Walk and Roll to School Day, and...
Kids walking to school won't get the benefit of SB 1151
Joshua Stark Headshot
09/22/2014
“Making safety improvements in school zones is obviously important, but not by increasing traffic fines.” So concludes Governor Brown’s veto message on SB 1151, which would have helped make it...

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