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Plan Bay Area could spark housing development boom. Or not

This is what the future of the bulk of the Bay Area’s housing development looks like: higher-density multi-family projects near transit. In this case, Developer, BHV CenterStreet Properties LLC, is working on a 178-unit project called the Landing on 1.78 … Continue reading

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A Bay Area Plan for Development and Displacement – Jul 29

On July 18 the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) approved a thirty-year Smart Growth regional plan. Most notably, the plan seeks to steer the majority of the regions real estate development into specified … Continue reading

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A Bay Area Plan for Development and Displacement

On July 18 the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) approved a thirty-year Smart Growth regional plan. Most notably, the plan seeks to steer the majority of the regions real estate development into specified … Continue reading

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Street Fight: Plan Bay Area falls short of a worthy goal

Print Share By Jason Henderson Last week’s adoption of Plan Bay Area by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission was a watershed moment in regional planning. The plan links regional planning to state policies mandating reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and aims … Continue reading

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Bay Area faces new high-speed rail costs

Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to allow the state to spend billions on high-speed rail, Bay Area residents had better brace for the real ride – a push for $650 million in toll hikes and new San … Continue reading

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