Traffic reduction strategies

Residents and neighbors at Berrellesa Palms in Martinez. Photo credit: Martinez Gazette.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
09/01/2015
It’s not breaking news that the Bay Area has quickly become one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. As the cost of rent increases, too many low-income families, people with...
Traffic along Highway 101 can move faster with Optimized HOT lanes. Flickr: Garrett
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/30/2015
Moving more people with less traffic – it sounds almost too good to be true.  But for the past few years TransForm has been convinced that it’s possible to reduce congestion on the Bay Area’s...
More affordable housing is coming to Alameda, CA. Flickr: eric shoemaker
07/09/2015
On Tuesday, June 16, something unexpected happened in Alameda (the City). The City Council unanimously approved a 68-acre, truly mixed-use development at the former Naval Air Station at Alameda...
Ann Cheng Headshot
05/06/2015
What will make housing more affordable and reduce car trips starting in spring 2016? GreenTRIP Connect! Thanks to you - our incredible family of GreenTRIP supporters - we raised $175,000 to meet...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/04/2015
Cars on the Bay Bridge may move at a slow crawl, but the Bay Area’s transit agencies are picking up speed on their efforts to get more people moving with less traffic. As of last week, there are two...
A huge victory for San Diego environmental groups. Photo courtesy of TheBikeRevolution.com
12/03/2014
In a momentous 2-1 opinion released on November 24, 2014, environmental groups in San Diego won an important round in court over SANDAG, San Diego’s regional transportation and planning agency....
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
10/24/2014
If you drive a car or take a bus on any freeway in the Bay Area, chances are you’ll get stuck in traffic. This isn’t only a time-wasting nuisance, it’s bad for us.  The more time we spend idling...
Jennifer West Headshot
09/18/2014
In today’s world, technology makes it easy for us to access enormous amounts of helpful information with the click of a mouse. There’s an app that helps us choose where to eat, an app that tells us...
GreenTRIP certified First Community Housing project in San Jose
Ann Cheng Headshot
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...
05/21/2014
San Mateo County officials agree! Testing innovative approaches to reduce traffic on Highway 101 is a necessity – especially since the gridlocked corridor offers passage between two massive...

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