San Francisco

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San Francisco has long been the envy of other cities. But in recent years, as real estate prices have skyrocketed and the city's soul seems on the wane, many cities have begun looking at San Francisco as an example of what not to do.
Oct 14, 2015   The New York Times
Millennials in the Bay Area are feeling priced out, and may bolt if they can't find housing they can afford.
Oct 11, 2015   Next City
A new study by Trulia quantifies the number of houses that broached the $1 million listing benchmark in the city of San Francisco between January 2010 and September 2015. A pretty/scary infographic illustrates the findings.
Oct 10, 2015   Trulia
A report by Next 10 takes the form of a scorecard for six light and heavy rail networks. Rail that serves existing urbanized areas scored the highest.
Oct 7, 2015   Los Angeles Times
A new ULI report finds that innovation in placemaking is about the inter-relatedness of health and the built environment.
Oct 1, 2015   ULI San Francisco Blog
Mayor Ed Lee this week proposed a density bonus policy that would help the city build approximately 16,000 new units of housing, including 5,000 affordable units along select transit corridors.
Sep 30, 2015   The San Francisco Chronicle
What does it mean to be a Chief Resilience Officer for one America's largest cities? Doggerel spoke to Patrick Otellini, Chief Resilient Officer for San Francisco, to find out what it takes to make a truly resilient city.
Sep 29, 2015   Doggerel
Regardless of how San Francisco's proposed Bike Yield Law fares, all California cyclists who are ticketed for not stopping at stop signs may have the option to pay a reduced fine if they opt to attend bike school thanks to a new law signed Sept. 21.
Sep 28, 2015   Streetsblog LA
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Chris Osgood, the latter Boston's new "chief of streets," are looking to San Francisco as a model of dynamic parking.
Sep 25, 2015   The Boston Globe
The urban design critic for the San Francisco Chronicle publishes a new book of 50 of his favorite San Francisco structures.
Sep 22, 2015   KQED Public Radio