Two city-owned parking lots. Two requests for ideas to enliven them before affordable housing development begins. And now, two frustrating cases of, “Oh wait, never mind,” while the ugly parking lots remain.
A once-radical idea to purge all private cars from Market Street becomes reality on Wednesday. New turn lanes will stripe the roadway, diverting traffic from a transit spine that’s intended to be a grand promenade, rife with bicycles and clattering streetcars.
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The senator is proposing “big structural change,” some of which California is already doing or at least exploring. But some say she is overestimating how much revenue her tax-the-rich plans would generate.
Hayward is calling for a dense development with 500 student housing beds and another 500 housing units. Developers are asked to come up with plans for a shuttles connecting the property to both Cal State and BART. There is no minimum parking requirement — developers can include as little parking as they want, unusual for a suburban project.
The Trump administration said Friday it will take action — including withholding federal funding — to stop California from requiring insurers to provide coverage for abortions.
Jennifer Siebel Newsom calls herself California’s first partner, and in her first year, she has carved a path separate yet complementary to the agenda of her husband, Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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