Concern growing over bill that could let BART override zoning laws

ByLeslie Brinkley via KGO logo
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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There are concerns in the East Bay that state lawmakers may give BART too much power when it comes to building housing at transit stations.

CONCORD, Calif. (KGO) -- There are concerns in the East Bay that state lawmakers may give BART too much power when it comes to building housing at transit stations.

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AB 2923 is likely to be up for a vote in the assembly this week and it could radically alter the suburban landscape around BART stations, giving the agency authority to override local zoning laws to build housing.

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