While congestion pricing has proven effective in London, and now Stockholm, will it work in San Francisco? City Supervisor Jake McGoldrick, who also presides over the San Francisco Transportation Authority, suggests doing a study first.
May 17, 2006 San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco's Transportation Authority director views the initial results of Stockholm's congestion pricing as a good omen for his city's plan to implement a similar program.
Mar 7, 2006 San Francisco Examiner
Planning for 2 million additional Bay Area residents in 25 years, three regional agencies will tie transportation funding to land use development to promote medium and high density housing within 1/2 mile of transit centers.
Feb 22, 2006 San Francisco Examiner
In an attempt to reduce car use and traffic congestion, the SF Planning Commission passes legislation to limit residential parking in downtown -- and ban freestanding parking garages.
Nov 20, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
While hailed by many, some question the wisdom of building an urban village on the 400-acre island in SF Bay. But more importantly, the Treasure Island Development Authority praised the plan, as did the City's powerful environmentalists.
Nov 14, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
Congested Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco, CA, is actually US Highway 101. Many bus lines use the business-lined avenue, but they are impacted by the congestion along the wide corridor. The proposed BRT project has many of the business-owners wary of prop
Oct 24, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
A small marina owner in the northern San Francisco Bay Area has received $20 million to initiate ferry service -- all beneath the radar of the Bay Area Water Transit Authority.
Aug 6, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed a dramatic expansion in the number of housing units by 2010 to alleviate housing affordability problems.
Aug 5, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
Study recommends imposing maximum parking limits, not minimum.
Aug 1, 2005 San Francisco Examiner
Officials are investigating allegations that Olle Lundberg is using a ferry in San Francisco as his primary residence.
Jul 13, 2005 San Francisco Examiner