Stories about Congestion

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

The power struggle between the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments got a lot more complicated over the past week. Since MTC voted in late June...

Secrecy rules in regional-planning power struggle

Critical funding, equity issues playing out with very little public input By Zelda Bronstein SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 -- Last week the power struggle between the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association...

Displacement policy at risk in quiet power struggle

Two regional agencies battling over the future of Bay Area planning -- with social justice in the balance By Zelda Bronstein JULY 21, 2015 --At a time when California state officials...

Prosperity, poverty, and really bad planning

You may not have heard of the Economic Prosperity Strategy -- but it's an alarming, dangerous proposal that could impact the future of San Francisco and the Bay Area...

Why teachers protested the Google buses

Suddenly, a neighborhood parking area becomes a tech bus stop -- with no notice or input. Where will this happen next? By Erin McElroy and Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 12, 2015 --...

City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the fake Google employee who said...