Stories about Smart Growth

Inside the Yimby conference

Nice civil discussion on the surface -- and some nastiness behind the scenes

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

Chiu, Ting both vote for measure that raises the threshold for citizen initiatives on development to 55 percent

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

Palo Alto and the tech shop of horrors

Behind the story of the Peninsula planning commissioner who made national news by saying she had to leave town to buy a house for her family

Regional government sells out Bay Area cities

The latest ABAG-MTC merger deal pays little attention to the constituents of the two powerful agencies

Who’s ‘against change?’

Or does that just mean some of us are against the sort of change that the powers that be are pushing?

Developers win with “smart growth” rule

New rules would make it harder to raise environmental challenges to projects that cause urban congestion

The strange and telling story behind the regional planning merger deal

The plan to let the powerful MTC take control of regional planning is on hold -- but by no means dead -- and social equity hangs in the balance

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...