Maps Show Evictions In San Francisco Are Often Near ‘Google Bus’ Stops
“About 69% of “no-fault” housing evictions in San Francisco take place within four blocks of shuttle bus stops for tech employees, according to the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, an online resource created by activists who are opposed to the gentrification of the city by wealthy tech workers.
So-called “Google buses” are controversial in San Francisco because they make it easier for tech employees to live in the city and commute to Silicon Valley. That has driven up rents and real estate prices in the city, forcing out some non-tech workers.”
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/san-francisco-google-bus-stop-evictions-2014-4#ixzz2yVnv51VR
I’m sitting here at my desk listening to Geographers talk about these shuttles. Oh goodness. We’ll see what the city decides…