Looking at the Futures of I-280 and I-980 As Weathervanes For Transit Policy

Last Friday, SFHAC’s Regulatory Committee heard a presentation on a topic well outside of our usual policy area of housing production in San Francisco: our growing transportation predicament. Gillian Gillett, the City’s Director of Transportation Policy, and Chris Sensinig, with Van Meter Williams Pollack, showed us how two key freeways indicate where regional transportation planners,…

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What Would a 25 Percent Inclusionary Rate Mean for New Housing?

On February 16th, the SF Supervisor’s Rules Committee held a remarkable hearing that was intended to examined a proposed charter amendment for the June ballot, but offered instead a wide-ranging examination of the City’s housing market. The topic was a ballot measure sponsored Supervisors Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin that would raise the Inclusionary Housing…

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