Northern News

Northern News – July/August 2017

NEW APPROACHES TO CURB SKYROCKETING RENTS. Barry Miller, FAICP. Eschewing rent control, a growing number of Bay Area cities are turning to non-binding mediation and rent review. Here are the factors to consider. Page 1 DIRECTOR’S NOTE. Sharon Grewal, AICP. Upcoming webinars include wireless communications facilities and current state legislation. Page 3 THE VERY BEST! Photos from the
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Northern News – June 2017

PLANNING STUDENTS EMPLOY TACTICAL URBANISM TO ENGAGE SAN JOSE’S NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. Carly Panos. This well-intentioned student project hit a bureaucratic roadblock and faced planning fatigue in the community. Results and lessons learned. Page 1 DESIGNING FOR PEOPLE IN AN ERA OF SELF-DRIVING CARS. William Riggs, Melissa Ruhl and Nico Larco. What policy considerations should be made for
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Northern News – May 2017

IS CEQA HURTING THE CHANCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN ‘THE BAYLANDS’ PROJECT? Charla Gomez, AICP. Environmental review of a sustainable development proposed for a major brownfield site adjoining San Francisco began six years ago and is wrapping up. Can it be sustainable without housing? Page 1 MEET A LOCAL PLANNER. Siân Llewellyn, AICP, interviews Paul Jensen, AICP, San Rafael’s community development director.
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