TransForm’s 12th Annual Summit

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Bay Area Counties Compete to Curb Solo Auto Commutes

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Yuck. Photo: izahorsky In an effort to curb solo commuting and educate employees at various city and county agencies, and at several touchstone regional employers, 511.org and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District are sponsoring the "Great Race for Clean Air" in August and September. The event is similar to TransForm’s CarFree Challenge or […]

Deadline For TransForm’s Car-Free Challenge Nearing

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The deadline to sign up for TransForm’s annual Car-Free Challenge is quickly approaching and the group is hopeful the event will raise awareness about the impact driving has on the climate, particularly in light of the recent oil spill in the Gulf. TransForm’s Marta Lindsey said that numerous participants in the challenge have said the […]
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TransForm’s Transportation Choices Summit Coming to Sacramento

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TransForm, an Oakland-based organization that advocates for sustainable transportation, smart growth, and affordable housing throughout California, will hold its annual Transportation Choices Summit in Sacramento in two weeks, and invites all interested parties to register for the event. The day-long summit offers the opportunity to connect with agency officials, advocates, transit riders, bicycle and pedestrian […]

In Surprise Appearance, Ray LaHood Caps Off National Bike Summit

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Photo by Jeffrey Martin courtesy of the League of American Bicyclists.  Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made a surprise visit to the closing reception of the National Bike Summit last night, speaking to a record crowd of bicycle advocates and industry representatives, many of whom spent the day swarming the halls of the Capitol as part […]

TransForm’s Car-Free Challenge Starts June 1st

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TransForm’s annual Car-Free Challenge is coming up in a few weeks and they’ve produced this video to get you in the spirit. If you’ll remember last year we profiled several inspirational participants who demonstrated that you don’t need a ride to raise a family and the mystique of a driver’s license as personal ticket to […]