One Thing Silicon Valley Can’t Seem to Fix
It seems obvious to build a large corporate office near a transit stop, but only 21 percent of Bay Area jobs are within a half-mile of a regional rail station. If you take San Francisco out of the equation, that percentage drops to 5 percent.
By Allison Arieff, New York Times Opinion, July 8, 2017
Changing the politics of housing in California
By Chris Elmendorf, Rick Frank and Darien Shanske, SF Chronicle, April 26, 2018
California is not going to achieve large-scale, high-density development near transit unless it can change the local politics of housing.
Bill for Housing near Transit in LA
Senator Ben Allen’s SB 961, which Move LA wrote and is sponsoring, would create “Neighborhood Infill Finance and Transit Improvement (NIFTI-2) Districts” around rail stations and along high-frequency bus corridors.
gloria ohland | 397mp
April 25, 2018