National Politics

Pushing For A Fare-r Deal For Riders

Posted October 15, 2019 by

This piece first appeared in Streetsblog USA Transit can raise ridership and improve service while avoiding regressive fare hikes, experts say. Transit agencies can reverse the trend of falling ridership and maintain or even boost revenue — if they eschew
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Are “Progressive” Homeowners Really Progressive?

Posted October 1, 2019 by

Seattle Election Tests Homeowner Priorities Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have all called for an end to exclusionary single-family home zoning.  People’s Action did the same in its “A National Homes Guarantee.” Momentum is building to end these
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Sanders’ Housing Plan Challenges Progressives

Posted September 24, 2019 by

Sanders’ Attacks Exclusionary Single-Family Zoning Bernie Sanders’ new housing plan has been described as providing “The New Benchmark for Progressives on Housing.” It is a bold call for national rent control and just cause eviction laws, over a trillion dollars
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