Timothy Egan once wrote a NYT column that described San Francisco’s growth as “nothing to emulate.”
But for cities like Portland that are trying to avoid the same pitfalls, the Bay Area is certainly a place to study.
That’s why we sent Ben to the Golden State last month to learn what’s working (and what’s not) for the region as it deals with population growth that’s even more dramatic than Portland’s.
We also invited your burning questions about transportation, housing, and economic development in the Bay Area and picked four to investigate.
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