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Yes (on affordable housing) In My Back Yard!

I’m kind of done talking about the Yimby conference, which has gotten far more press than you normally see for a wonky housing policy...

Inside the Yimby conference

Last weekend about 120 attendees from 17 cities gathered in downtown Oakland for the Yimbytown 2017 conference. Organized by East Bay Forward, the event...

The problem with “smart growth”

I think we can all stipulate that in general "Smart Growth" -- environmentally-responsible urban development -- is good. And in general more housing to...

Listen, Yimby!

Dear Yimbytown folks: Welcome to the Bay Area, where housing and land-use debates are at the heart of almost all local politics. You’re going to...

The Agenda, Feb. 26-March 5: What’s still wild in SF …

Glen Canyon Park is one of my favorite places in the city. It’s right in the middle of the third-densest urban area in the...

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

On February 1 I flew to St. Louis for the  New Partners for Smart Growth conference, the largest gathering dedicated to dense, transit-oriented/walkable/bikeable development...

Second attempt to take over local Sierra Club fails

The attack on the local chapter of the Sierra Club by people who want to make the club more developer-friendly utterly failed, the unofficial...

Developer allies again try to take over Sierra Club

For years, the San Francisco chapter of the Sierra Club has been part of a progressive environmental movement. The Club has worked on clean...