The Bay Area is in danger from sea level rise, and the organization “Resilient by Design” wants ideas and plans for how to make sure a storm surge, or even the ongoing effects of incremental climate change and erosion don’t lead to disaster, by building resiliency into coastal infrastructure. That was the crux of a […]
Oregon has led the way in developing an alternative to the gas tax, with a pilot program that levies a fee on vehicle miles traveled. While the Oregon Department of Transportation has spent years developing the mileage-based program and is ready to expand it to all vehicles statewide, it's not part of the massive transportation spending package under discussion at the legislature.
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 […]