While advocating for more public transit at a recent mayoral candidate forum, Nathan Fletcher cited city regulation needing reform.
He claimed the city currently requires developers to build the same amount of parking spaces in suburban neighborhoods like Rancho Bernardo and transit-hubs like downtown.
“That’s silly because those are completely different,” Fletcher said.
In the latest edition of Fact Check TV, Andrew Donohue dives into the city’s rulebooks and examine whether Fletcher’s claim of government silliness is accurate.
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