San Francisco

It's easy to see why Uber would look on a Super Bowl hosted near its Bay Area home would look on the event as a large PR opportunity. Disgruntled Uber drivers see it the same way.
4 days ago   Mother Jones
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
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The latest installment of the Planners Across America series interviews John Rahaim, planning director for the City and County of San Francisco, about the heightened passions and perpetual controversies of planning in the City by the Bay. Exclusive
Sep 21, 2015  By Josh Stephens
The privately owned and operated bus service known as Leap never recovered from its brush with regulators in May 2015.
Sep 17, 2015   San Francisco Examiner
A provocative argument or a cautionary tale—an op-ed illustrates the level of conversation surrounding San Francisco's ongoing housing crises and controversies.
Sep 15, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
Renters' advocates in San Francisco are building a political and fundraising base to legally challenge suburbs that aren't pulling their weight in constructing the housing to meet the demands of population growth.
Sep 14, 2015   San Francisco Magazine
This map tool hows gentrification-related statistics by Bay Area neighborhood, helping communities guess where the heaviest gentrification will occur.
Sep 13, 2015   Next City