Rachel Swan covers regional transportation for the San Francisco Chronicle. She joined the paper in 2015 and has also reported on politics in Oakland and San Francisco.
Swan’s reporting has earned her three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, one from the California Newspaper Publishers Association and five from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia.
Previously, Swan held staff positions at the SF Weekly and the East Bay Express, where she covered technology, law and the arts. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley.