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Anti-Environmental Environmentalism in California’s Bay Area, Part II

By Martin W. Lewis | March 9, 2012 | 6 Comments
Trulia Palo Alto Real Estate Prices Map

As the previous post noted, the new environmental consensus calls for urban intensification to reduce of greenhouse gas emissions and preserve rural landscapes. In the San Francisco Bay Area, such an ideal has been widely embraced in principle by both leading environmental groups and regional associations. The 2007 housing report by ABAG, the Association of Bay Area Governments, opens by …

Bill Rankin’s Innovative Maps

By Martin W. Lewis | March 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

Another cartographic treasure-trove is found in Bill Rankin’s Radical Cartography. The site includes the most detailed demographic mapping that I have ever encountered. Rankin’s San Francisco Bay Area ethnicity map, a small portion of which I have posted here, is extraordinary: one dot for every 20 people! Areas of racial segregation and of racial mixing are clearly evident on the …

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