By John Sexton : hotair – excerpt Gavin Newsom is the Democratic candidate for Governor of California who is widely expected to win next month thanks to the state’s overwhelming blue tilt. This week Newsom was asked about his plans for California’s bullet train project and he said he would settle for building half of it … More Gavin Newsom’s bullet train to nowhere
by Jeremy Berke : nhregister – excerpt (includes maps) The world’s oceans are rapidly rising as waters warm and ice sheets melt. Coastal locations, like the San Francisco Bay Area, will be among the hardest hit by the rising tide. Beyond sea level rise, San Francisco is slowly sinking at a rate of up to 10 … More Disturbing before-and-after images show how Silicon Valley tech offices could be submerged by 2100
By Erin Baldassar : mercurynews – excerpt Imagine a Bay Area with highways that flow instead of grind to a halt. With trains that ring the bay, some running 24 hours a day. With ferries that stop at more than a handful of terminals and autonomous buses cruising in their own lanes, blasting past cars … More A multi-billion-dollar ‘mega measure’ to fix Bay Area traffic for good heading your way
This is the first reasonable approach to a solution for slowing development in San Francisco that I am aware of and bears some consideration for those of us who would like to preserve our city. … More Is San Francisco The Brooklyn To Silicon Valley’s unbuilt Manhattan?