maptacular
maptacular:

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…

maptacular:

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…

thelandofmaps
thelandofmaps:

San Francisco Rail Transit mapped by Travel Time (x-post from /r/SanFrancisco) [2400x1800]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

This transit map by Peter Dunn shows how long it takes to get to “x” station on “x” transit system (MUNI light rail/metro, BART, and CalTrain).  Story can be found here: The Atlantic Cities

thelandofmaps:

San Francisco Rail Transit mapped by Travel Time (x-post from /r/SanFrancisco) [2400x1800]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

This transit map by Peter Dunn shows how long it takes to get to “x” station on “x” transit system (MUNI light rail/metro, BART, and CalTrain).  Story can be found here: The Atlantic Cities

time-for-maps
giseducenter:

An interpretation of San Francisco in the year 2050 (source). Maybe another way to make SF an affordable city to live in?


San Francisco in 2050.  Drawing by painter, designer, illustrator, and San Francisco native Chesley Bonestell in 1970. 

Just a little fun factoid, Mr. Bonestell lived through the 1906 earthquake.  

giseducenter:

An interpretation of San Francisco in the year 2050 (source). Maybe another way to make SF an affordable city to live in?

San Francisco in 2050.  Drawing by painter, designer, illustrator, and San Francisco native Chesley Bonestell in 1970.

Just a little fun factoid, Mr. Bonestell lived through the 1906 earthquake.