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Who Won SF’s Housing Fight?

Posted May 23, 2017 by

Now that San Francisco Supervisors  have reached a deal on new inclusionary housing rules along with backing Katy Tang’s HOME SF proposal (details are still being worked out on the latter but the votes are there), who were the winners?
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Comic characters in Boston's bike lanes remind drivers (and the mayor) that more can be done to improve safety. Photo: Jonathan Fertig

Pop-Up Comics Push for Better Bike Lanes

Posted May 23, 2017 by Stephen Miller

Boston’s latest do-it-yourself bike lane intervention might seem a bit sketchy — because it uses comics to prod City Hall for needed safety improvements. Last night, volunteers installed eight large black-and-white comic cutouts, printed on waterproof boards and mounted on
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Where Will SF Put Safe Injection Sites?

Posted May 18, 2017 by

Growing complaints about open drug use in San Francisco has increased political support for safe injection sites. This leads to the issue of geographic equity I recently raised about Navigation Centers: will city neighborhoods accept their fair share of injection
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The Battle For Veterans’ Healthcare

Posted May 18, 2017 by Denny Riley

One million five hundred thousand men and women are currently on active duty in the U.S. military. Another eight hundred and twenty thousand serve in our reserve forces. And there are twenty two million veterans. We make a big show
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Activists’ False Anti-Housing Narratives

Posted May 16, 2017 by

As people increasingly realize that cities must build more housing to address the affordability crisis, opponents are doubling down on fake housing narratives to combat this trend. A recent attack on pro-housing activists as the “‘Alt Right’ Darlings of the
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Battling Homelessness Through Re-Entry Housing

Posted May 16, 2017 by Michelle Duke

A major challenge in reducing homelessness is housing people who have been through the criminal justice system. Since 2015, the Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) has provided re-entry housing for criminal justice-involved adults in partnership with the San Francisco Adult Probation
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