Support grows to add housing by transit hubs
San Franciscans appear to be warming to the idea of building denser housing around transit hubs, an issue that has proved to be divisive in the city and across the Bay Area.
An annual state-of-the-city poll commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce revealed that 74 percent of the survey’s 500 respondents supported a state bill that would, among other things, prevent cities from restricting apartment construction within a half mile of a transit station, like BART or Caltrain.
Though it wasn’t mentioned by name, the poll was asking respondents about SB50, a bill by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco.
The survey results could suggest a shift in
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