Category Archives: Housing

Walk Score: How an Online Tool is Changing the Way We Think About “Walkability”

Walk Score is a website that takes a physical address—enter yours here—and uses software to compute data that can measure the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood. Once you type in an address, data is aggregated into an intuitive interface, showing you … Continue reading

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A Matter of Housing

Photo: Mike Kepka / The Chronicle Homelessness is a significant public policy issue with no definitive solution. Many communities are tasked with a problem that will not go away.  San Francisco is notoriously known for its high population of transients. The city … Continue reading

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