The Official Reset San Francisco Blog
Why the new Clipper Card system is actually making the SF Municipal Railway worse
by: Eric Jaye
The Clipper Card sounds like a great idea – until you use it.
By: Ben Shore
Many of us have stood along the Embarcadero, around Union Square or outside Pier 39 on a rainy and cold San Francisco evening waiting patiently for a taxi to come to our rescue.
And we’ve waited.
Open government may benefit quality of life
by: Kate Maeder
By Scott Hauge, President, Small Business California
As the president of Small Business California, I believe in the free market. And I also believe that what makes the free market work is that everyone plays by the same rules.
While the November 2010 mid-term election saw many progressive victories in California – like sending Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and Kamala Harris to Sacramento and beating back Proposition 23 – it also brought about one dangerous defeat: the passage of Proposition 26.
Most urban planning professionals agree that urban problems like sustainable transit, land use, jobs/housing balance need to be addressed at the regional level. That is, that local governments and cities are, by themselves, inadequately equipped for planning around problems that are regional in stake, addressed at a metropolitan level. For example, if only part of a region has access to public transit, how can a region reduce its overal passenger miles traveled, and reduce emissions?