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California Senate Passes Bill That Would Allow Housing To Be Built At BART Stations

ABC 7-

The State Senate passed a bill Thursday to allow for housing to be built at BART stations throughout the Bay Area. Opponents say it would give the agency unprecedented land-use authority at a time when it should be more focused on running its trains. Supporters believe there’s no time to waste as the region deals with a major housing crisis.

Assembly Bill 2923 would give BART total zoning control over BART-owned land and essentially allow the agency to override local city and/or county zoning standards to help fast-track development.

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