March 5, 2018, 10am PST
Amendments are circulating for one of the most-closely watched, and passionately debated, pieces of housing legislation in the country.
March 4, 2018, 1pm PST
The public perception of rent control has been dominated by apartment owner-funded studies and messaging for decades, fostering misconceptions about it's impact, according to poverty law attorney Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi.
March 4, 2018, 11am PST
It's the old left, many home-owning seniors, against the younger left, many renter millennials when it comes to housing, according to an NBC report that looks at the local political dynamics underpinning the expensive California housing market.
NBC News
March 3, 2018, 11am PST
The state Legislative Analyst's Office looks at California's out-migration data. Every year since 1990, more Californians left for other than states than arrive. Which states are sending their residents here, and where are Californians fleeing to?
California Legislative Analyst's Office
March 2, 2018, 12pm PST
Climate change and coastal development are combining to stamp out important ecological landscapes.
March 2, 2018, 10am PST
An op-ed raises a damaging point to counter the California-style progressivism that opposes new housing development: "local control is actually bedrock conservatism."
East Bay Express
March 2, 2018, 8am PST
Jon Christensen urges Los Angeles to ensure that new park amenities serve, rather than displace, the river's low-income communities.
March 2, 2018, 6am PST
In an unsettling distillation of the broader housing market, the lot's price rose by $2.3 million in under two years.
Sacramento Bee
March 1, 2018, 2pm PST
In places like San Jose, "new approaches to the storefront" are paying dividends for physical retailers willing to experiment.
March 1, 2018, 11am PST
Allison Arieff finds fault with the nation's uninspired conversation on infrastructure. When urban design projects have more emotional appeal, she argues, they can unify rather than divide.
The New York Times
March 1, 2018, 9am PST
Ahead of the 2028 Olympic Games, Los Angeles is rallying around infrastructure buildout and technological advancement.
The Planning Report
February 27, 2018, 2pm PST
Developer Samuel Leung is facing shocking counts of conspiracy, money laundering, and bribery.
Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2018, 11am PST
California regulators approved new rules for autonomous vehicles, shifting the required human backup from behind the wheel to a remote location.
The Mercury News
February 27, 2018, 6am PST
Dissecting successful disaster response in places like Houston and Mexico City could help California prepare for the inevitable.
The Planning Report
February 27, 2018, 5am PST
Ride hailing reduces the need for parking services, as well as parking spaces, and parking companies are feeling the effects. New data comes from a major U.S. parking management company based in San Diego, thanks to the Union-Tribune.
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Examples from California and Texas exemplify two extremes in thinking about parking.
Socket Site
February 26, 2018, 9am PST
That's how the Los Angeles Times editorial board characterized the $6 billion plan by Los Angeles Metro to widen the 710 freeway. "A waste of money," they assert. Key to the solution is how to deal with goods movement from the seaport complex.
Los Angeles Times
February 25, 2018, 11am PST
In December, Sen. Dianne Feinstein reactivated her call for a southern crossing over the Bay while the BART Board last week began studying a second Transbay tube. The San Francisco Chronicle editorial board opines on which is preferable.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 24, 2018, 7am PST
According to a new study by UC Berkeley and Columbia University, local land use processes, specifically the approval process, rather than the California Environmental Quality Act, is the main impediment to housing production in California.
Los Angeles Times
February 23, 2018, 12pm PST
The 12th Street station in Oakland, California will provide an initial test of a rail transit safety technology known as screen doors. Screen doors are rare in the United States, but not in other parts of the world.
Streetsblog SF