Bay Area Population Growth Slowing DownThe Bay Area is still growing, but the rate of growth is slowing. New census data show that in some counties, more people are moving out than moving in.
San Francisco Supervisor Says Muni Unprepared For Population GrowthA member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Muni is not only doing a poor job of serving current riders, but has no plans to meet the demands of a growing population and workforce.
SF Transit Director Wants Future Muni Travel Times Cut In HalfSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin said the 50 year plan is ambitious, but is necessary to accommodate for the expected growth in population.
Bay Area Growth Pushes California Population Near 38MThe state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.
Bay Area Sea Otters Making Slow ComebackNew data show a slight increase in the number of threatened California sea otters swimming in coastal waters, a comeback made more difficult because of a recent uptick in shark attacks.
Alameda County Explores Redistricting After Population ShiftThere has apparently been a major population shift in Alameda County over the past decade.
Population Growth Affects Contra Costa RedistrictingThe last ten years have seen substantial population growth in East Contra Costa and the Dougherty Valley, which is expected to impact redistricting for the supervisorial districts in the county.