The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) would like to spend $200 million on improving the city's bike infrastructure over the next 5 years. How many miles of green paint can you get with all that green?
Jan 30, 2013 The San Francisco Examiner
How to care for S.F.'s 110,000 street trees and 130,000 park trees was the subject of a hearing last week called by Supervisor Scott Wiener. The Department of Public Works is engaged in a controversial program to transfer care to property owners.
Oct 29, 2012 The San Francisco Examiner
Last week the San Francisco Planning Commission gave final approval for the 1,070-foot Transbay Transit Center tower, reports Mike Billings.
Oct 22, 2012 The San Francisco Examiner
After a cyclist fatally collided with an elderly pedestrian on a crowded Castro District crosswalk on March 29, city leaders are considering following the Bicycle Advisory Committee's recommendation to send cyclists who break traffic laws to class.
Apr 12, 2012 The San Francisco Examiner
Columnist Ken Garcia writes that San Francisco's neighborhood-driven political system has been a more powerful force in shaping the city's skyline than the planning department has.
Nov 1, 2011 The San Francisco Examiner
A promotion by Shell Oil and Lucky supermarkets conflicted with a regional alert to reduce driving due to an ozone alert. Motorists lined up in the morning for free gasoline at a San Francisco Shell station during a 'Spare The Air' Day on Sept. 28.
Sep 30, 2011 The San Francisco Examiner
The City of San Francisco is expanding its program of "parklets" -- small public patio-like spaces built on parking spots.
Mar 25, 2011 The San Francisco Examiner
A decades-old plan to convert a bus yard into a housing project has gained new momentum in San Francisco.
Jul 15, 2010 The San Francisco Examiner
A group of cities in the San Francisco Bay Area are going to file a lawsuit next month over the chosen route for California's planned high speed rail route between the Bay Area and Southern California.
May 3, 2009 The San Francisco Examiner