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The Mismatch Between Population and Mass Transit In the San Francisco Bay Area

By Martin W. Lewis | March 15, 2012 | 6 Comments

Recent GeoCurrents posts have stressed the environmental and economic desirability of urban intensification in the San Francisco Bay Area based on high-density, pedestrian-oriented housing developments near public transit stations. Today, such fully urban areas are essentially limited to northeastern San Francisco—a very desirable and expensive place. Elsewhere in the Bay Area, density varies from low to moderate.
A variety of “walkability …

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