Stories about Google Buses

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

What if the ‘moderates’ are wrong, about everything?

Forget our ideological differences -- what if the mainstream Democrats (and Yimbys like Scott Wiener) simply have their facts wrong?

The real lessons from the surging numbers of homeless people on the streets of SF

Mayor Breed opposed a measure that would have made a big difference. Now she can't fix the problem with a few hundred new shelter beds and a modest housing bond.

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.

Some sanity — and insanity — at the Planning Commission

Dramatic discussion on the housing crisis -- and then business as usual.

SF transportation agency gives private buses illegal access to transit-only lanes

The Google buses shouldn't be in the red lanes, for a long list of reasons. Why is SF letting that happen?

Two big (and environmentally awful) projects — and a step toward saving the Mission

Plus: Should private buses used the Muni-only lanes? That's The Agenda for Oct. 15-21

Should private shuttles be able to use Muni-only lanes?

MTA says yes -- but the public can weigh in Tuesday.

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22