California

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.
3 hours ago   Mother Jones
Bad news for transit advocates in Los Angeles this week, as the Los Angeles Time reported data that makes the region's transit investments look like something less than money well spent.
Jan 30, 2016   Los Angeles Times
It makes sense that the transit agency serving the Silicon Valley would be one of the first to adopt a formal open data policy.
Jan 29, 2016   Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
A satirical New Yorker article nails the perpetual debate between New York and Los Angeles.
Jan 29, 2016   The New Yorker
One of the most powerful agents of environmental protection in the state of California is faced with what some believe is an existential threat.
Jan 28, 2016   Los Angeles Times
A big moment in the process of updating the California Environmental Equality Act.
Jan 28, 2016   Streetsblog California
Heretofore, California's transportation funding woes have largely been restricted to future projects, expressed as "deferred road and bridge maintenance." That just changed—now current budgets face a $754 million cut over five years.
Jan 28, 2016   Los Angeles Times
It's been said that children are the indicator species of urban health and great neighborhoods. By this measure, Oakland is in trouble.
Jan 27, 2016   Shelterforce/Rooflines
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A public-private partnership between Xerox and the city of Los Angeles rolls out a new mobile trip-planning app to the public today. Now it's on the city's residents to use this new power wisely. Exclusive
Jan 27, 2016  By James Brasuell
Long abused by those who favor more urban settings, the suburbs of major metropolitan areas should receive more credit for their cultural capital, according to this article written for Zócalo Public Square.
Jan 26, 2016   Zocalo Public Square
An affordable housing ballot measure opposed by affordable housing advocates: welcome to the strange housing politics of San Francisco.
Jan 26, 2016   San Francisco Magazine