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These important stories about housing, development and land use in Redwood City are made possible through the continued support of Hoge Fenton as part of our Community Leaders Program.

 

Redwood City residents, city officials voice broad support for the city’s newly created Transit District

Redwood City residents, city officials voice broad support for the city’s newly created Transit District

The region, which is a major subdivision of the Downtown Precise Plan, encompasses the Sequoia Station Shopping Center, the Caltrain-owned transit center and the surrounding public parking. 
A new transit-oriented district hopes to bring affordable housing and economic vitality to downtown Redwood City

A new transit-oriented district hopes to bring affordable housing and economic vitality to downtown Redwood City

The amended plan will go to the city council for a final decision on Nov. 28
A worsening imbalance: Redwood City leaders wrestle with rapid job growth, slow housing development

A worsening imbalance: Redwood City leaders wrestle with rapid job growth, slow housing development

The city currently has one of the highest ratios of jobs to housing units in the county
As pandemic restrictions lift and travel resurges, San Mateo County is getting a rebrand

As pandemic restrictions lift and travel resurges, San Mateo County is getting a rebrand

A local organization wants to capitalize on a growing leisure market along the Peninsula
Harbor View project remains a hotly debated topic among Redwood City residents and city officials

Harbor View project remains a hotly debated topic among Redwood City residents and city officials

While many pro-housing advocates, including one nun, voiced their support, some council members disagreed about whether the new proposal meets the city’s housing needs
From downtown to the Bay, a new urban park network will bring needed green space to Redwood City

From downtown to the Bay, a new urban park network will bring needed green space to Redwood City

The proposal includes a one-mile creek loop and several acres of lawn, gardens and outdoor recreation space
Can Redwood Shores survive the spate of new developments?

Can Redwood Shores survive the spate of new developments?

Residents and environmental experts worry about the long-term livability of a community built on landfill
Proposed Redwood City Holiday Inn will serve predicted resurgence of corporate travel, developers say

Proposed Redwood City Holiday Inn will serve predicted resurgence of corporate travel, developers say

Developers recently resubmitted final plans for the 112-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites
What Redwood City’s new district lines mean for upcoming elections and the future of the city’s electorate

What Redwood City’s new district lines mean for upcoming elections and the future of the city’s electorate

New districts prioritize minority populations, cause some controversy over voter deferrals
Police substation coming to Redwood Shores as part of 6-month pilot

Police substation coming to Redwood Shores as part of 6-month pilot

The police substation will be centrally located inside the Redwood Shores Branch Library