TransForm: Touring Future Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Development in Pittsburg

"TransForm Joins Affordable Housing Week Events!

TransForm, as part of the Great Communities Collaborative, is hosting a tour for East Bay Housing Organization’s 2010 Affordable Housing Week: Healthy Families, Sustainable Communities.

The extension of BART to eastern Contra Costa County is a chance to create walkable, healthy, and sustainable communities around transit!

Join us as we visit opportunity sites for affordable housing as identified in the Pittsburg Railroad Ave eBART Plan. City representatives, community members and developers will be speaking to their vision for the future of affordable housing in Pittsburg.

The walking tour will conclude at Resources for Community Development’s Grand Opening Celebration of Los Medanos Village."

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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 […]
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TransForm, an organization that advocates for sustainable transportation, smart growth, and affordable housing throughout California, will host its third annual summit next week to discuss the state’s transportation priorities. The Transportation Choices Summit will take place in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 22, and feature speakers from advocacy organizations including the Greenlining Institute, Move LA, and Safe Routes […]

Transportation Choices Summit 2013

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From Transform: Start: 04/22/2013 2:00 pm Be Part of the Statewide Movement Link for more information: https://secure.commonground.convio.com/TransForm/summit2013/ Location: Tsakopoulos Library Galleria 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA Tuesday, April 23 – Transportation Choices Summit Join leading community organizations and advocates in Sacramento and help ensure state policies and investments promote effective public transit, great walking and […]

TransForm: New Paths to Housing and Transportation Affordability

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From TransForm: The Community Development Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco invites you to a policy briefing and engaging discussion on promoting housing and transportation affordability. Panelists will illustrate challenges in developing affordable transit-oriented housing developments including requirements for excessive parking, community opposition and financing hurdles.  They will then explore solutions that […]

LISC Webcast Event: Introducing GreenTRIP

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From TransForm: Building Certification for Truly Transit-Oriented, Green Development Link for more information: http://www.lisc.org/content/calendar/detail/19647/ Location: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/schedule/display.do?udc=1xuz644othk7, Oakland, CA Transportation is increasingly being recognized amongst community development practitioners as a key component of building communities that are socially equitable and environmentally sustainable. Green building certification systems – such as LEED and the Living Building Challenge- are […]

Tenderloin Transit-Oriented Housing Development Gets Boost From MTC

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The Tenderloin could see a 14-story mixed-use building replace a parking lot within the next few years. Developers hoping to bring new affordable housing and space for a much-needed grocery store to the neighborhood received a $10 million funding commitment from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today. “We will transform this part of the Tenderloin,” said Donald Falk, […]