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As Mountain View Explores Automated Transit, Elizabeth Deakin Believes Obstacles Remain

In light of growing traffic congestion, the city of Mountain View is considering a plan to build driverless transit systems. This system would connect downtown Mountain View to the North Bayshore area, where Google’s headquarters are located. Read More »

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Urban Displacement Project Finds Housing Prices are Resegregating the Bay Area

The Bay Area’s soaring housing costs are pushing poor people into neighborhoods where poverty and racial segregation are on the rise, a UC Berkeley study published by the Urban Displacement Project on Wednesday found. Read More »

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Carolina Reid Weighs In On GOP Tax Proposal Which Puts Affordable Housing at Risk

Carolina Reid, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at the College of Environmental Design, argues that the passing of this proposal would be “absolutely devastating” for California. Read More »

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Activists Advocate for Improved Urban Cycling Infrastructure in East Bay

Cycling advocates are prompting city officials to adopt plans to replace some traffic lanes with bike lanes in an attempt to increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians, ease congestion, give a boost to local businesses, and improve air quality. Read More »