San Jose

Quote from 101 MAP report: "At the peak hour, 78% of all vehicles on US-101 are carrying only one person
Chris Lepe Headshot
07/24/2020
About a year and half ago TransForm and seven public agencies kicked off a unique partnership called the Highway 101 Mobility Action Plan. This was in anticipation of planned express lanes between...
McEvoy Dupont Apartments rendering
04/23/2020
Affordable housing and accessible, equitable transportation options are at the heart of so many crises that our communities face across the region and state. That’s as true as ever during the era of...
Quetzal Gardens in San Jose
11/13/2017
In an attempt to address the housing crisis, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed a goal of developing 25,000 new homes -- with at least 10,000 of these (or 40%) being affordable homes --...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
12/10/2015
As the Bay Area’s largest city and a booming tech hub, San Jose is no stranger to the pressures of rising rents, gridlock traffic, and pollution. That’s why it’s so exciting that the city will...
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....
A bicyclist enjoys PARKing Day in San Jose
02/17/2015
Silicon Valley is the world’s leading center of innovation.  Yet San Jose is trapped in the era of floppy disks and 8-track tapes when it comes to mobility and development. Traffic congestion is...
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11/10/2014
For too many years, Silicon Valley has focused on planning for automobiles, forcing most of us to depend on driving with few alternatives to sitting in traffic - and leaving everyone else in the dust...
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...
GreenTRIP certified First Community Housing project in San Jose
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07/08/2014
What could developers do with $2.4 billion and more space? What could families do with another $8,000 in their pockets? How many more parks, plazas and bike lanes could a city make if we added more...
Chris Lepe Headshot
04/02/2014
Seven-mile transit corridor, years in the making, will cut travel times and improve quality of life in the most transit-dependent area of Silicon Valley.   After more than a decade of...

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