by William Fulton on Jan 24, 2021
Biden, Endangered Species, Housing , Transportation, Trump, Wetlands
A lifetime urban dweller, Donald Trump was an anti-city president. Biden is a lifelong Amtrak rider -- and California urban planning is likely to change with him at the helm.
by William Fulton on Oct 24, 2020
Ninth Circuit, Property Rights, San Francisco, Takings, Trump
Based on the new judges' dissent, an important San Francisco property "takings" case may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
by William Fulton on Jul 19, 2020
Ambassador Hotel, CEQA, NEPA, Trump
State-federal transportation and infrastructure projects likely won't be analyzed under federal law. But new rule could be reversed if Biden wins.
by William Fulton on Mar 6, 2017
EPA, Kennedy, Scalia, Trump, Waters of the United States, Wetlands
His WOTUS executive order instructs federal agencies to ignore Kennedy's deciding vote on wetlands regulation. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Jan 1, 2017
CEQA, Regulations, Sacramento, Trump
This year, while NIMBY's were tittering about LULU’s, the “drill baby drill” crowd was marshaling its forces. >>read more
by William Fulton on Nov 10, 2016
Manhattanite Trump's election sent an anti-urban message. But cities and inner suburbs can be the new laboratories of democracy. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Nov 10, 2016
Ballot Measures, Calexit, Housing, Trump
Instead of thinking about secession, let's think about the opposite: Showing Americans what California does best and bring them along with us. >>read more