Stories about Planning Commission

Haney seeks big increase in developer fees for housing

Planners and developers freaking out over proposal to make offices pay more of the cost of the housing impacts they create.

Massive new development would transform Dogpatch area

Lots of office space, hotel rooms, housing -- but how's it going to work without massive new investments in transit?

Uber, Lyft, and Amazon make SF’s environmental planning irrelevant

The whole idea of 'transit-oriented development' falls apart unless the city can analyze and regulate all these private vehicles that move people and goods around in the modern world.

The Trump supporters who opposed Rose Pak Chinatown Station

Plus: The bizarre traffic report on Market and Van Ness from City Planning. That's The Agenda for Aug. 26-31

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25

Excelsior residents oppose new luxury housing project

Critics say Ocean Ave project has too little affordable housing and not enough room for working-class families.

After 50 years, SF poised to move on public power

Plus: The Chron asks some questions about homelessness. That's The Agenda for July 29-Aug 4

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

Plus: Helping small business -- and a massive project that will make the housing crisis worse (but is back by TMG Partners and Ron Conway). That's The Agenda for July 22-28

New measure would link jobs and housing in SF

No more office space until there are affordable places for the new workers to live -- that's the goal of a March 2020 ballot initiative.

The stunning corruption that shows why supporters are pushing a Dark Money initiative

Real-estate developers have found ways around the existing laws and poured vast sums into local campaigns.