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Tag: Transportation

Should Muni raise fares in a crisis?

Transit justice advocates in San Francisco are left with more questions after San Francisco ordered a “shelter-in-place” directive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This public health emergency overlaps with...

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Sup. Dean Preston is calling for a moratorium on all evictions in San Francisco during the coronavirus outbreak. And District Attorney Chesa Boudin has set up a special hotline...

The latest way VC and tech disruptors are attacking SF’s housing stock

Sup. Aaron Peskin opened a hearing this week on regulations of corporate rentals with a remarkable statement: “In the almost 20 years I have been on and off this board,”...

Large crowd debates Valencia bike lanes

  On Monday night, the meeting room at  the City College Mission campus was packed as tightly as an N-Judah train during commute hours. The Municipal Transportation Agency had called...

Giving the supes more investigative power …

Sup. Aaron Peskin, who has had trouble in the past getting reluctant witnesses to provide information to the board, is now moving to give a board committee the authority...

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

The Chron put the story on the front page of the Sunday paper: There is no housing crisis in San Francisco. It is a good time to be condo shopping...

How corporate rentals are taking away rent-controlled housing

During the Planning Commission’s hearing last Thursday on corporate rentals, Peter Cohen, co-director of the Council of Community Housing Organizations, made a critical point. “We have a red-hot real-estate market,”...

Protesters shut down Wiener at SB50 press conference

A group of homeless mothers and their supporters shut down California State Senator Scott Wiener’s press conference announcing the reintroduction of the contentious housing bill SB 50 this morning...

Our top stories of 2019

From the election of Chesa Boudin and Dean Preston to a renewed spirit of arts and culture in the face of displacement, the 48 Hills team was kept on...

City College chancellor wants to reject emergency funding

The sudden cancellation of 345 classes at City College of San Francisco on Nov. 20, the night before the school’s spring 2020 registration, prompted an outcry from more than...