Transit-oriented development

Quetzal Gardens in San Jose
11/13/2017
In an attempt to address the housing crisis, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed a goal of developing 25,000 new homes -- with at least 10,000 of these (or 40%) being affordable homes --...
A rendering of Anchor Place in Long Beach, CA
Ryan Wiggins Headshot
04/14/2016
As a professional who has dedicated my career to stopping climate change, my reasons are straightforward – a healthy environment and a chance for future generations to live happy, prosperous lives...
Bianca Taylor Headshot
12/10/2015
As the Bay Area’s largest city and a booming tech hub, San Jose is no stranger to the pressures of rising rents, gridlock traffic, and pollution. That’s why it’s so exciting that the city will...
Photo credit: http://sfhousingnow.org/
10/06/2015
The future of the Bay Area depends on how well we can connect people to homes, jobs, and transit. Proposition A, an affordable housing bond on the San Francisco ballot this November, is critically...
Residents and neighbors at Berrellesa Palms in Martinez. Photo credit: Martinez Gazette.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
09/01/2015
It’s not breaking news that the Bay Area has quickly become one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. As the cost of rent increases, too many low-income families, people with...
More affordable housing is coming to Alameda, CA. Flickr: eric shoemaker
07/09/2015
On Tuesday, June 16, something unexpected happened in Alameda (the City). The City Council unanimously approved a 68-acre, truly mixed-use development at the former Naval Air Station at Alameda...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
05/29/2015
Last week, the Oakland Planning Commission voiced unanimous support for the city's very first GreenTRIP project: 4700 Telegraph Avenue.  One of two north Oakland housing developments slated...
Ann Cheng Headshot
05/06/2015
What will make housing more affordable and reduce car trips starting in spring 2016? GreenTRIP Connect! Thanks to you - our incredible family of GreenTRIP supporters - we raised $175,000 to meet...
Shannon Tracey Headshot
03/26/2015
GreenTRIP’s goal is to make the Bay Area a place with more affordable homes and less parking. But that can’t happen without the partnership of people who actually do the building: developers....
Photo credit: Ken Gutmaker
Ann Cheng Headshot
01/29/2015
It’s no secret that the Bay Area is facing a serious affordability crisis.  From San Jose to Santa Rosa, the cost of living has skyrocketed over the past few years – and at the same time, the...

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