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Favorite Rejects 2023-01-26 pt2
Reading through the planning framework for Stoneridge mall redevelopment in Pleasanton and... here is how the ubiquitous 5/1 façade is mandated through design rules (cc ).
Now make it 1800 months
President Biden has just extended the time Hong Kongers in the US can stay for another 18 months. https://t.co/EbfWkRqCoH
Emily Feng 冯哲芸 @EmilyZFeng
Big rhetorical win for the YIMBYs that even NIMBYs are forced to use the term "missing middle". They're acknowledging it's missing in the same breath they're saying no to it!! Astounding work here.
I just do this for free. Sad.
Former Rep. Tim Ryan is joining the leadership council of a political nonprofit that promotes the natural gas industry. https://t.co/oxWeGFts9k
bryan metzger @metzgov
Costco, typically known for giant buildings full of bulk goods surrounded by massive parking lots, is working on a deal in the Baldwin Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles that would put apartments full of potential customers on top of a planned store. costar.com/article/899472…
Durham and Barr searched everywhere for the deep state plot against Trump, but ended up getting a tip accusing *Trump* of crimes that even they decided "was too serious and credible to ignore." Barr had Durham investigate it, unclear what became of it nytimes.com/2023/01/26/us/…
I just recorded a podcast with and (forthcoming) where I noted that wealthy Bay Area NIMBYs are unusually sophisticated in their rhetoric. They know how to keep out people who aren't their kind while claiming to do the opposite.
A measily bike lane on Hopkins in Berkeley is now the city's biggest battle. Its wild to see in this pro-car rant (that says cyclists are a radical bike lobby) age- & white-washing all cyclists coming from motorist NIMBYs in the all white, segregated, rich Northbrae neighborhood. https://t.co/jsrZ3vAgcT
Darrell Owens @IDoTheThinking