Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Congestion

Breed administration says it’s ‘not fiscally prudent’ to get homeless off the streets

A lot of people apparently have been sending emails to Trent Rhorer, the director of the Human Services Agency, because he has an auto-reply function. The message he has...

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

The Planning Commission will consider Thursday/19 a plan that would dramatically raise the amount office developers are required to pay to offset the housing demand they create. The proposal, by...

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

48 hills’ “Facebook money and California housing” series delves into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s multi-million-dollar funding of the pro-growth shadow government that’s reshaping California housing policy. The first installment...

SF responds to climate crisis (but will anyone mention Uber?)

The California Department of Housing and Community Development wants to know what you think the most important issues in your community are. And there’s a survey! It’s right here....

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

Spanning the month of July, this year’s incarnation of LaborFest, the 26th annual, includes history talks and walks, union gatherings, films (including Sorry to Bother You), book readings, conferences,...

Gig economy horror stories frame supes hearing

The litany of horror stories at today’s hearing on the gig economy was alarming. One Uber driver said he used to get paid $50 for a trip to the...

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

If you live in San Francisco, and you pay rent, you can thank the Tenants Union for the fact that you are still here. The Tenants Union was the driving...

SF breaks America’s heart, says Washington Post

Early in the San Francisco Planning Commission meeting today, Commissioner Dennis Richards mentioned the recent Washington Post article – How San Francisco broke America's heart -- that has been...

Uber is already undermining public transit …

Uber’s newly revealed goal of damaging public transit is already working in San Francisco, a new study shows. It comes in the wake of a series of protests by...

Could SF tax new IPO wealth?

Supervisor Gordon Mar wants a hearing on the impacts of the IPOs that are the result of the Twitter tax break and that threaten to overwhelm San Francisco with...