Transport Equity

Transport Equity

Lower-income communities often have fewer convenient options for transportation – fewer bus and train lines, less access to transit passes and higher fares when they pay cash.  As a result they wind up driving, in older cars that pollute more.  It adds up to one...
About TNCs

About TNCs

Read here about Transportation Network Companies such as Uber and Lyft. Uber and Lyft Agree to Pricey New S.F. Tax The threat of an expensive November ballot measure battle compelled Lyft and Uber to agree to the plan before it reached voters. Nuala Sawyer, SF Weekly,...

Housing and Transit

Lack of housing options in the cities has been resulting in urban sprawl and forcing lower-income earners to commute further, often in higher-emission cars, to work in the cities. Parking Requirements and Housing: California’s Love of Cars Is Fueling Its Housing...
Climate Initiatives

Climate Initiatives

We advocate for a number of climate-related initiatives, like parking policies that discourage single-occupancy vehicles, pay-as-you-go car insurance, traffic management for lower emissions, car sharing, and public education campaigns. Electrify Autos and Trucks...
Transit, Bikes, And Pedestrians

Transit, Bikes, And Pedestrians

We can build our cities to be pedestrian, bicycle, and transit-friendly.  This means concentrating new development close to BART and other transit lines.  The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has a plan that calls for 80% of all new development to be built...
Cleaner Vehicles

Cleaner Vehicles

We need to eliminate Internal Combustion Engine vehicles by 2040 to reduce climate chaos.  Electric vehicles are here now, they are affordable, and we need to make sure that everyone who buys a car goes electric.  Trucks, buses, and trains can also be electric.  And...