Walnut Creek Breaks Ground On Transit Village, 600 Apartments Near BARTConstruction crews in Walnut Creek broke ground Monday on the first phase of a transit village.
Brown Signs Bill Allowing For Housing At BART StationsWith Gov. Jerry Brown signing Assembly Bill 2923 into law Sunday, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say they want to build 20,000 new housing units - at least 35 percent of them affordable - at or near its stations by 2040.
BART Faces Backlash Over Bill Giving It Authority To Develop New Housing At StationsThere's a backlash to BART plans for new housing at some of its stations around the Bay Area. Suburban communities are worried they could get "big-timed" by the transit agency.
Bill Would Let BART Ignore Zoning Laws In Quest For Transit VillagesA bill to allow BART to fast-track its own high-density housing developments would act as a zoning end-around for the transit agency to put up housing near its stations. Individual cities would appear to have very little say in it.