Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Bay Bridge

A regional-planning coup

In late April the year-long power struggle between our region’s land use and transportation planning agencies, respectively the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, boiled...

Developers win with “smart growth” rule

With a big assist from the state Legislature, the SF Planning Department opened a new front in the city’s density wars last week. On Thursday, staff asked the Planning...

It’s cheaper to drive: A problem with regional transit

Taking a car costs less than taking three different transit systems from Oakland to SF. There's something very wrong here By Emily McPartlon DECEMBER 22, 2015 -- I regularly commute from...

Another 16,000 Apple workers looking for housing

That's what's in store for the South Bay. Why doesn't SF seem to care? By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 5, 2015 – A long, long time ago, when Berkeley was run by...

A pricey palace, huge losses in risky investments, a busted bridge — and now the agency responsible wants more...

  OCTOBER 11, 2015 -- It now looks as if the open power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will persist for at...

A new subway system in SF: Brilliant. Now who pays?

Sup. Scott Wiener wants to put the city into a new era of reliable, fast transit. So which developers and speculators will he force to pay for it? By Tim...

Why SF city planning is such a mess: A case study

Modest project on Bryant Street sheds light on a long list of planning problems By Tim Redmond APRIL 14, 2014 – The City Planning Commission is going to hear an item...

The Agenda, March 30-April 5: The mayor’s eviction bungle, Newsom dredges further into the muck, and more

By Tim Redmond MARCH 30, 2015 – One day after tenant organizers worked hard to bring attention to an eviction attempt in Chinatown that demonstrated some of the serious problems...

The Agenda: Feb. 23-March2

Stopping the loss of housing in Mid-Market, a new special trustee (why?) for City College -- and Scott Wiener v. Willie Brown on the value of market-rate housing By Tim...

Food delivery services are clogging the streets and blocking traffic

New apps, new companies are bringing food to your door -- but they're also blocking the bike lanes and creating traffic nightmares   By Steven T. Jones FEBRUARY 6, 2015 -- Competition...