As the Bay Area grapples with skyrocketing housing costs and choking traffic, what is Governor Jerry Brown and the state government doing to help? Ethan Elkind is one-on-one with Ken Alex, senior adviser to Governor Brown and head of the state's Office of Planning and Research, the agency that helps set land use policy.
What can the state do to help cities improve planning for housing? What does the future hold for transportation investments? And how will these efforts affect larger goals to address climate change?