"With the T-Third Street Muni line running for three years now, how is Third Street evolving? For an overview, Tom Evans from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will outline the Bayview Master Plan. We’ll also get to hear about two new projects: Bay Oaks senior housing and planned affordable housing, and gold LEED registered Armstrong Senior Housing and Armstrong Place, affordable family townhouses currently on the market—two projects developed in tandem along the Third Street rail. With Michael Simmons of Simmons Property Development and David Baker and Kevin Wilcock of David Baker + Partners."
"Located in San Francisco’s Bayview District, Armstrong Place is a great example of transit-oriented development along Third Street, and lies just a block from a stop on the new Muni Third Street Light Rail. This affordable family townhouse community was designed and built in conjunction with the adjacent Armstrong Senior Housing, which brings new neighborhood-serving […]
Today the Strategic Growth Council approved 25 projects for funding under the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. All of them combine affordable housing development and transportation improvements for either transit, walking, biking, or a combination of all three modes. The council also briefly discussed preliminary rulemaking for a new program, the Transformative Climate […]
The MTA Board’s decision last Friday to cut Muni service by 10 percent was just the beginning of a months-long saga over Muni’s budget. On Tuesday, get a glimpse of what’s to come at the MTA Board meeting, followed by a Muni Summit on Saturday that will bring together dozens of groups hoping to save […]
A provision in the new zoning plan for the western South of Market District has come under scrutiny by city supervisors because it would direct a larger share of developer fees for some projects to go towards affordable housing at the expense of transit and street improvements. When the West SoMa Area Plan went up […]
The SF Planning Commission unanimously approved a major housing development at 55 Laguna Street yesterday, despite an excessive amount of car parking that livable streets advocates say should be lowered under stricter parking maximums. The development would include two housing projects: one with 330 apartments, and another with 110 affordable apartments for an LGBT senior community. […]
Tomorrow, Thursday, January 28, the BART Board of Directors will review environmental documents for Phase I of the proposed Coliseum Transit Village, which will bring 110 housing units to a parcel that’s in walking distance of the Coliseum station. The hope is construction will start in November of this year, with completion two years later. […]