Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Lyft

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 pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

San Francisco spent almost $58,000 in the past year reimbursing city employees for rides on Uber and Lyft, public records show. Records obtained from the Controller’s Office and the Mayor’s...

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...

Big project at Divis and Oak could be issue in D5 supe race

The SF Planning Commission meets Thursday/23 to consider a project on Divisadero and Oak that could become an issue in the heated District Five supervisorial race. The plan calls for...

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...

Wiener’s ‘transit-oriented development’ bill screws public transit

  State Sen. Scott Wiener is promoting his housing bill, SB 50, as an example of environmental progress, since the measure is pushing transit-oriented development – building new housing near...

Show us your Flywheel app and get a free drink at the Spring Gala!

Thursday, May 2 is the big event: The 48 Hills Spring Gala at SF Oasis, 6pm-9pm! We've partnered with Gala sponsor Flywheel, the local cab-hailing app, to offer you an...

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

The six tech IPOs that are likely to happen in the next year could drive up housing prices as much as 11 percent – that’s $147,000 on the median...

Should the tech boom pay the costs of the tech boom?

The Board of Supes will discuss two very different issues this week that are actually closely related and could inform some productive discussion about the housing market. On Wednesday/24,the Budget...

Critical housing measure comes to the board of supes

The Board of Supes Government Audit and Oversight Committee will consider Thursday/4 a resolution that could put the board in direct opposition to the mayor on one of the most...