Elections

"Vote like a TransFormer" with icons for a bus, a house, a pedestrian, and a bike.
10/06/2020
With so much attention focused on November 3rd’s momentous presidential election, it’s easy to forget the many other important issues on the ballot. As usual, there are some very important decisions...
Caltrain arriving at a station
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
10/02/2020
The future of Caltrain, the commuter rail between San Francisco and San Jose, is on the ballot as Measure RR in three counties on November 3. Measure RR, a 1/8-cent sales tax dedicated to Caltrain,...
Cleaning crew on NYC bus. Flickr: MTAphotos/Andrew Cashin
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
05/18/2020
This was supposed to be an uplifting year for Bay Area transit—the year we would vote for a transformative region-wide transportation funding measure. Instead, 2020 turned out to be the year of the...
woman on bike share with the words, thank you for voting for healthy, connected communities
11/09/2018
This post has been updated to reflect the passage of Measure W, which was still up in the air when the original post was published. The November 2018 election was a big one for transportation and...
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...
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...
Measure W logo
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/14/2018
San Mateo County’s economy has been thriving in recent years. But while the Peninsula has added jobs, we have not made the needed investments in transportation infrastructure to keep up. Traffic is a...
Kid on bus
Chris Lepe Headshot
06/14/2018
Update: On July 24, 2018, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously (a week after the SamTrans Board did so) to approve the final investment plan and place a strong, forward-...
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...

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