By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views : citizensjournal – excerpt Next Monday in a obscure Sacramento meeting room, an important event is set to transpire that affects the course of California politics for years to come. The Senate Appropriations Committee will determine if AB 2923, which has already been passed by the Assembly, … More Can AB 2923 be knocked out?
This the latest edition of Amendments to SB-827. We are still concerned with many aspects of the bill. http://sd11.senate.ca.gov/sites/sd11.senate.ca.gov/files/sb_827_amendments_022718.pdf HIGHLIGHTS Local inclusionary %affordable requirements apply (anticipated this, doesn’t really change anything) Rent controlled homes cannot be demolished for SB 827 without local govt demo permit; every displaced tenant will have a Right to Remain Guarantee … More New amendments to Scott Wiener’s SB-827 are here
By: Robert D. Thornton, Benjamin Z. Rubin, Liz Klebaner : In response to material opposition from many of the transportation agencies in the State, the California Natural Resources Agency has proposed to provide transportation agencies with the discretion to determine the metric for evaluating traffic impacts of highways and road projects. Unfortunately, instead of putting … More Proposed CEQA Guideline for Highway Projects Promises Flexibility In the Measurement of Traffic Impacts, But Delivers Ambiguity
By Scott Wiener : marketurbanismreport – excerpt Answering Common Questions and Debunking Misinformation A summary of California’s SB827, which will allow more housing near transit corridors. Our recent announcement of my bill (Senate Bill 827) allowing for more housing near public transportation has drawn a lot of attention, questions, and feedback. Sadly, some have also spread misinformation about … More My Transit Density Bill (SB 827)
By Roland Li : bizjournals – excerpt The California Courts of Appeal upheld on Tuesday the environmental review of the Golden State Warriors’ San Francisco stadium plan, allowing construction to begin on the $1 billion arena and office development unless another appeal is filed. The decision stated that the legal challenge by the Mission Bay … More Warriors win second court decision in S.F. arena battle
By Zelda Bronstein : 48hills – excerpt New regional plan, adopted with little public input, pushes massive growth for San Francisco – with no promise of money for transit or social equity… Source: More than a million people in SF? Did anyone ask you?
CEQA Isn’t the Reason You’re Sitting in Traffic in Mission Valley
… More Don’t blame CEQA for traffic in Mission Valley.