The state's regulatory apparatus has long pushed out people and business. Elon might be the latest.
SFMTA is supposed to reduce car dependence and foster alternative transport. But it does the opposite.
In episode 9, we interview Don Burnes and Randy Show about America's homeless problem.
An interview with Sonja Trauss and Brent Gaisford
Building more housing will inevitably cause more congestion. The answer is to price the space where the congestion occurs.
And it's not just one regulation that made the city expensive. It's all of them.
California and Oregon both consider state housing bills that will allow dense development near transit. Can this become model housing legislation elsewhere?
California HSR will only become a reality once it controls costs, installs value capture, and embraces incrementalism.
The Bay Area would likely be denser - and a lot more urbanized.
Dense development is good for the environment. So why does San Francisco's Sierra Club discourage it?
What's the difference between building physical walls and regulatory walls?
Because of San Francisco's housing crisis, people with 6-figure salaries must settle for roommates. Others can't live there at all.
A podcast interview about the Yimby movement.
Zoning violates federal law by having a "disparate impact" on low-income minorities.
Miami’s construction of a vertical luxury neighborhood has kept wealthy professionals out of surrounding low-income areas.
The idea that cities can't grow because of geographical constraints has become another canard in the housing debate.
In turnaround for upzoning momentum, CA Senate passes Bay Area TOD bill.
More commissioners own second homes than rent.
According to one developer, it's over 100,000.
According to our analysis, expensive housing helps not only the little guy but every other income group.
California's elections and ballot measures offered a mix of pro- and anti-housing sentiment.
In installment #6 of MUR's series on "America's Progressive Developers," a builder offers prefab modular micro-housing as a solution to San Francisco's homeless problem.
A summary of California's SB827, which will allow more housing near transit corridors.
Recent tales out of San Francisco and Chicago show that governments want to keep urban mobility under their grip.