Kick off meeting of the Healthy Transportation Network – Bay Area

From TransForm:

Join us as the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and TransForm jumpstart a new collaboration of advocates, community members, health professionals, and planning experts from across the Bay Area.

Our first meeting will include a discussion of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s $250 million OneBayArea grant, and give easy tools for people concerned about public health, equity, and the environment to make a difference in future Bay Area expenditures on transportation.

Please register today. To make it easy to participate this kickoff will be a call-in meeting, and participation is free of charge. Please contact Marty Martinez of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership with any questions or concerns (415) 637-6488 Marty@saferoutespartnership.org, or Manolo González-Estay from TransForm at (510) 740-3150 x315 mgonzalezestay@transformca.org.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Webinar: Health Benefits of Road Pricing in San Francisco

|
From TransForm: Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative Be a part of improving health and transportation in the Bay Area by joining this monthly webinar series.  The Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative is a joint effort of TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. On September 18, we’ll hear from Megan Wier of […]

Healthier Communities Through Smarter Parking Policies (Webinar)

|
From TransForm: Be a part of improving health and transportation in the Bay Area by joining this monthly webinar series.  The Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative is a joint effort of TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. On October 16, we’ll hear from Ann Cheng of TransForm, who will introduce GreenTRIP, […]
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Regional Measure 3 Heads for the Ballot

|
Tolls on most Bay Area bridges will reach $9 by 2025 to raise $4.45 billion for transportation projects, if Regional Measure 3 (RM-3) is approved by voters in June. Yesterday, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC) Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) approved putting RM-3 on the June 5 ballot in the nine Bay Area counties. The measure will […]
SFMTA crews improving crosswalk viability. Photo: SFMTA.

SPUR Talk: Checking in on Vision Zero

|
“Every year, 360 people are killed in the Bay Area as a result of traffic crashes,” said Jenn Fox, with the Vision Zero Network. “Each of these tragedies is a person–a family member, a community member … we must get over our complacency.” Fox gave these morbid statistics as part of a review of the […]