San Francisco, the dot.com capital of the world, is not just for greedy yuppies. The homeless have their dreams too.
There is a vast army of homeless who now populate the center of San Francisco as the city experiences the boom of the dot.com world. Estimates vary on how many thousand now live rough and hustle on the street but everyone would agree that they are now as much a feature of the city as the cable car and the Golden Gate bridge.
Indiana Once Again Considering Ban on Dedicated Transit Lanes
The proposed legislation would impact the construction of planned IndyGo Blue Line, the third phase of the city’s bus rapid transit system.
4 Ways to Use AI in Urban Planning and City Design
With the ability to predict trends, engage citizens, enhance resource allocation, and guide decision-making, artificial intelligence has the potential to serve as planners’ very own multi-tool.
LA’s ‘Spongy’ Infrastructure Captured Almost 9 Billion Gallons of Water
The city is turning away from stormwater management practices that shuttle water to the ocean, building infrastructure that collects and directs it underground instead.
Washington State Requests Federal Funding for Tsunami Preparedness
The state’s Department of Natural Resources says it needs continued funding to map coastal areas at risk for tsunami impacts and prepare mitigation and evacuation plans.
Creating More Green Schoolyards in Los Angeles
Led by the Trust for Public Land, the “28×28” Initiative seeks to green 28 schools in Los Angeles by the 2028 Olympics.
Opinion: Tempe ‘Diamond in the Rough’ for Walkability
One Arizona State University student urges peers to take advantage of the city’s growing public transit system to get to class without paying for costly parking.
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