Get ready for a lot more housing near the Expo Line and other California transit stations if new legislation passes

A new bill from state Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) would dramatically increase housing density near transit stops across California.

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Hasnain says:

"Subject to some limitations, the measure would eliminate restrictions on the number of houses allowed to be built within a half-mile of train, light-rail, major bus routes and other transit stations, and block cities from imposing parking requirements. Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), the bill’s author, said the state needs the housing to address affordability problems, maximize recent multi-billion-dollar transit investments and help the state meet its climate change goals."


Posted on 2018-01-05T00:09:42+0000