Commentary: State Density Bonus Threatens Progressive Parking PoliciesBy Jason Henderson | | No Comments
At $120,000 per space, using luxury parking to subsidize affordable housing undermines planning for compact development centered on green mobility. It’s tantamount to gentrification by parking.
Opinion: Gov. Newsom’s Gas Rebate Won’t Fix AnythingBy Jenn Guitart and Jason Henderson | | No Comments
High gas prices should not be seen as just a political crisis. They are also an opportunity to reduce climate pollution, end fossil fuel wars, reduce traffic congestion, and increase public health through active transportation.
Guest Editorial: Driverless Cars Could Wreck Livable CitiesBy Jason Henderson | | No Comments
Over the past year driverless cars have been promoted as a panacea for livable cities. The storyline is that driverless cars will help reduce car ownership, free-up urban space for walking and biking, and help reduce death and injury. The USDOT has joined the parade with its “smart city challenge,” awarding Columbus, Ohio a $40 […]
How Freeway Removal and Zero Parking Can Fend Off SF’s Triple ThreatBy Jason Henderson | | No Comments
There is an urgent triumvirate of crises looming over San Franciscans. With median rents now exceeding $4,200, hyper-gentrification is tearing lives apart. Except for those surviving on rent control, the city is no longer welcoming to teachers, artists, and the entire middle class. Things are looking difficult in the East Bay, as speculators and realtors […]