People pushed into crushing commutes because they can’t afford housing anywhere near where they work
A Climate Agenda Without A Housing Agenda Is Incomplete
Scott Wiener
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Another way to look at this is that people can’t find these work opportunities (often, a well-paying job in a tech community or startup) and are left with having to find these things in a specific place, which helps lead us into a housing crisis.

Continually increasing the amount of housing won’t solve these problems indefinitely. Along with building housing, we need to encourage more well-paying companies to expand to other cities to help facilitate building similar communities and opportunities that are available in the Bay, close to their homes.

Sacramento (my hometown) is an excellent example of urban sprawl, where you basically need a car to get to a better-than-Subway-job, and similar cities could use more varied job opportunities there.

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