Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday How Many Homes Should We Have? The Bay Area’s housing shortage has led many residents to cite affordability as the top issue facing the region. But how much does the Bay Area actually need to build? How much needs to be subsidized and for whom? Where […]
Pride Parade Takes over Market Street (SFChron, SFExaminer, SFBay) Muni Pride Logo (SFGate) Major BART Delays on Friday (EastBayTimes, SFExaminer, SFBay) Safe Taylor Street Project (Hoodline) New Park in Mission Parking Lot (SFBay) Lead Contamination at Hayes Valley Community Garden (Hoodline) Art Work of Alemany Island (Curbed) Huge Development Planned for East Oakland (SFChron) Despite […]
BART has launched a pilot project at 16th Street/Mission and Pleasant Hill stations of a new type of bike storage security device. They’re called “Bike Keep” racks, but Streetsblog prefers to call them the “Green Machines.” Register to use them here. From the BART release on the new rack/Clipper-activated locking devices: A new generation of […]
The biggest potential for transit ridership is in walkable neighborhoods in the city, where more people and jobs are clustered closer together. But regional politics often lead agencies to build transit in suburban areas where ridership will be more sparse.