30 Dec '13, 8pm

what San Fran really needs to prevent displacement: zoning reform and housing subsidies

what San Fran really needs to prevent displacement: zoning reform and housing subsidies

cjmartin A Google bus surrounded by protesters. If you hear the words “luxury travel,” what comes to your mind? A private jet, perhaps? A massive, gas-guzzling SUV, like a Lincoln Navigator? A chauffeured limo? Whatever it is, I bet it’s not a bus. And yet, remarkably enough, that humble, shared mode of transportation has become a locus of class antagonism. To add further to the irony, the people complaining about the buses — private buses that take employees of tech companies to suburban campuses — are the residents of San Francisco, an unusually rich city. The techies are said to be destroying the city with their lame, materialistic ways. And it’s all the fault of the buses rented by their employers. The beef has been brewing all year. In February, San Francisco writer Rebecca Solnit published a widely read takedown of Google in the London Review of Books , complaining t...

Full article: http://grist.org/cities/hey-protester-leave-those-google-...

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buses.co.uk 30 Dec '13, 9am

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 31 Dec '13, 2pm

As 2013 draws to a close, so does Europe’s Year of Air, in which the European Union aimed to address issues of air quality...

The Hungry Cow: Moo First Dining Alone Experience in a Restaurant

The Hungry Cow: Moo First Dining Alone Experien...

thehungrycow.com 31 Dec '13, 5am

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