Stories about Traffic

The attack on SoMa, part two: Why is this happening, anyway?

By Zelda Bronstein In a story that’s become somewhat legendary of late, David Talbot, founder of Salon.com, asked whether San Francisco could survive the tech...

City Beat: My meeting with tech folks – and what did the SFPD higher-ups know?

By Tim Redmond FEB. 28, 2014 -- The Chron's somewhat sensationalistic coverage of the "tech against displacement" meeting missed the point. At least, according to...

Investigation: SF gave the Google buses a “handshake” pass for years. Now will the violators finally get tickets?

Park wherever you want, even in the middle of the street – if you are a master of the universe By Tim Redmond FEB. 21, 2014--...

At a half-million bucks to build one unit, how is the market ever going to solve SF’s housing...

By Tim Redmond There are two interesting articles in the latest Urbanist, a magazine published by the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association –...

Politics on Tuesday: Lee, unemployment, and Pelosi

By Tim Redmond Tenant advocate Dean Preston posted a note on Facebook yesterday that sums up how a lot of people feel, even after the...

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked...

SF lost 1,017 rent-controlled apartments in 2013

By Tim Redmond Despite the mayor's pledges on housing policy, 2013 was a terrible year for affordable housing in San Francisco, the city's own statistics...

David Lowery talks about Google

David Lowery at Outside Lands. Photo by Bobby Conner   By Tim Redmond Everyone in the country seems to be talking about Google buses. My sister in...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his...

City Beat: Airbnb, the cost of Google buses — and was there actually a protest at a Google employee’s...

By Tim Redmond Finally, someone has sued Airbnb over an eviction, arguing that his landlord wanted him out so the apartment could be rented as...