Zelda Bronstein

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Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it

Little-known Yimby-developer bills will have big impact on local planning

Growth machine continues its attack on anything that stands in the way of more market-rate housing

The Lexus Lanes — and why they won’t work

Instead of rewarding carpools and getting people out of private cars, we are rewarding wealth and encouraging more people to drive. How does this make sense?

Inside the Yimby conference

Nice civil discussion on the surface -- and some nastiness behind the scenes

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

The year that local zoning control comes under attack

A new move to usurp the ability of cities to control development moves forward, quickly and quietly

More than a million people in SF? Did anyone ask you?

New regional plan, adopted with little public input, pushes massive growth for San Francisco -- with no promise of money for transit or social equity

Why won’t SFMade support Prop. X?

SF's outspoken advocate for local manufacturing is on the wrong side on a measure that would save ... local manufacturing

Why Prop. X is needed to save PDR

City planners have done nothing to stop the loss of blue-collar jobs and arts space. So now it's up to the voters

Palo Alto and the tech shop of horrors

Behind the story of the Peninsula planning commissioner who made national news by saying she had to leave town to buy a house for her family