San Francisco Bay Area

A new database from the Oakland-based Transform group maps and tracks unused parking spaces in multifamily housing developments.
Oct 18, 2014   Streetsblog LA
Federal grants worth $33 million have been approved in the San Francisco Bay Area for experimental programs like electric taxis and mobile bike repair services.
Oct 29, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
A new pedestrian bridge, recently opened near a BART station in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an example of why the high price of good design can sometimes be worth it.
Oct 12, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
Cities, not the agriculture heavy Central Valley, are the source of most of the runoff and pollution that enters the San Francisco Bay, according to a new report.
Oct 6, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
In this radio interview, KQED-FM reporter Kitty Felde interviews UCLA professor and parking guru Don Shoup on what he now calls "performance parking", a form of smart parking that includes congestion pricing used in D.C., SF, and soon LA.
Jul 28, 2010   KQED: California Report
A new study in the San Francisco Bay Area says no, that had there been no controls in place there would be only 6.5% more housing built over the past 50 years.
Apr 7, 2010   The San Francisco Chronicle
<em>GOOD</em> takes a look at five of the nation's biggest public transit systems and compares their ridership, average speeds, and average miles per trip.
Feb 4, 2010   Good
Mention 'density' in suburban areas and the knee-jerk reaction is, "there go the property values". But is that really the case? In this study from San Jose State University, 4 suburban TODs are evaluated for their effects on nearby property values.
Dec 28, 2009   Mineta Transportation Institute
This week's wind storm has highlighted problems that remain in the Bay Bridge's construction.
Oct 30, 2009   Los Angeles Times
The rise of sea levels is an inevitable fact. This week, designers, planners, and engineers from the Netherlands and U.S. met to strategize on how the Bay area should deal with it.
Sep 22, 2009   San Jose Mercury News
Architect Ronald Rael proposes preserving the discarded span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge and turning it into a park and mixed-use development, in the spirit of NY's High Line.
Sep 10, 2009   Streetsblog SF