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Kirkham Heights

Transportation

The Feds Quietly Acknowledge the Driving Boom Is Over

January 7, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration has very quietly acknowledged that the driving boom is over. After many years of aggressively and inaccurately claiming that Americans would likely begin a new era of rapid driving growth, the agency’s more recent forecast finally recognizes that the protracted post-World War II era has given way to a different paradigm. […]

Embracing Complete Streets

December 18, 2014

Traffic, parking and safety. These are among the most important concerns that are raised in our conversations with communities as we work to revitalize our properties throughout the Bay Area. This can create big challenges when we promote development plans for new neighborhoods and buildings that deviate from the car-centric designs that have been the […]

On-street car sharing is San Francisco’s future

December 1, 2014

The Municipal Transportation Agency recently began implementing an on-street car-sharing program to improve access to car sharing in San Francisco. The program has caused some controversy, given the many challenges surrounding parking in our city. However, this program is central to San Francisco’s long-term transportation success. Studies suggest that car sharing will induce some residents […]

Studies Show Car Traffic in San Francisco is Dropping

November 12, 2014

Car traffic has dropped in San Francisco in recent years, despite an economic boom and a growing population, according to studies by the SF County Transportation Authority. A newly updated study (reported by SF Weekly) by the SFCTA counted fewer cars at 11 of 15 intersections during evening peak hours this year, compared to earlier […]

Car-Free Households Are Booming in San Francisco

August 15, 2014