Public transportation

Joël Ramos Headshot
07/30/2013
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously – again – to enter into agreements with AC Transit to advance Bus Rapid Transit along International Boulevard. There are still some...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
07/23/2013
Even as the Governor was loaning the first $500 million in auction revenues from cap-and-trade to the General Fund, many innovative transportation programs have been launched at the local and...
Joël Ramos Headshot
07/01/2013
BART riders hoping to take their bicycles on the train today might have been wishing instead that the new Bay Bridge bike lanes were complete! Today was supposed to be the launch of a much-...
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/24/2013
It doesn’t make a lot of sense to plan an addition to your house if the roof is leaking and the foundation needs work. First, you should make sure your house isn’t going to fall down. The same goes...
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
06/13/2013
During the Great Recession, the impacts of California's budget problems have fallen disproportionately on historically disadvantaged and low-income communities. To grapple with annual multi-billion...
Joël Ramos Headshot
05/22/2013
As BART embarks on its fifth decade of operations, its draft FY2014 budget is an important step toward a more responsible focus on maintaining and improving the existing system, rather than...
Jeff Hobson head shot
05/10/2013
Start a habit young and it’s likely to stick for life. That’s one of the reasons Safe Routes to School is such a critical component of TransForm’s work, and why Zipcar has a thriving presence on...
Photo: Los Altos Politico
Chris Lepe Headshot
11/06/2012
Santa Clara County cities along the 17.3 mile El Camino corridor have been evaluating Bus Rapid Transit over the last year. A few months ago the Sunnyvale City Council narrowly voted to oppose...
Photo credit: Brandon Matthews
Joël Ramos Headshot
07/12/2012
At nearly 11PM on Tuesday night, July 17th, the Oakland City Council joined the City Council of San Leandro in unanimous support of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) with dedicated lanes. The route will...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/12/2009
The Stevens Creek corridor Bus Rapid Transit project (523) will travel between east San Jose and downtown San Jose to De Anza College in Cupertino along San Carlos Street and Stevens Creek...

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