California

2 days ago
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
3 days ago
The Nuevo development will bring close to 900 homes and apartments along with commercial and outdoor space to a location near a Caltrain station.
The Mercury News
Blog post
4 days ago
Opponents of bills to promote transit oriented housing development throughout California need to do the math and develop some state pride.
Josh Stephens
February 8, 2019, 9am PST
In some Latino neighborhoods, the gentrifiers are also Latinos. The result is a complicated mix of culture, change, and resistance.
Vice
February 7, 2019, 2pm PST
The story of informal housing is one of changing racial and class demographics, economic opportunity and needs, and regulatory control.
Boom California
February 7, 2019, 10am PST
The Los Angeles plan to build supportive housing for homeless people is lagging and costing much more than anticipated. A new pilot program seeks to overcome these hurdles by soliciting new ideas and strategies from developers.
Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2019, 8am PST
A new report says that the state is going to face huge challenges in building 3.5 million homes over the next seven years.
Los Angeles Times
February 1, 2019, 9am PST
Fuel breaks involve clearing vegetation that feeds fires in order to prevent the catastrophic and fast-spreading wildfires that have plagued the state.
The Mercury News
January 24, 2019, 9am PST
Bus lanes along a primary transit corridor have sped up travel times and point to the potential for major citywide improvements.
The Bay City Beacon
January 22, 2019, 11am PST
Accessory dwelling units should be easier to build in California, but the process is still slow and complicated in many cities, say housing advocates.
The Mercury News
January 17, 2019, 10am PST
Low-income transit users desperately need a break on fares. A discount is on its way, but won’t be available until later in the year, and transit advocates say it’s not enough.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 8, 2019, 11am PST
Due to various market and industry factors, developers are not planning to start many new construction projects in 2019.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 2, 2019, 6am PST
Cities spend a lot of time and energy pointing to examples of what they don’t want to become.
The New York Times
December 31, 2018, 9am PST
With limited action at the state level, communities in vulnerable areas have launched their own local preparedness programs and plans.
The Los Angeles Times
December 28, 2018, 7am PST
A closer look at commuting and ridership shows the differences between urban and suburban transit patterns.
Pedestrian Observations
December 26, 2018, 11am PST
Officials overseeing cannabis implementation are having to deal with residents’ complaints that the smell from marijuana operations is overwhelming.
The New York Times
December 20, 2018, 11am PST
The app, developed by tech mogul Sean Parker (of Napster and Facebook fame), brings technology and environmental regulation together to give people the information they need to get to public beaches.
Los Angeles Times
December 18, 2018, 1pm PST
The plan to update the state’s water system has hit a major snag.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 14, 2018, 6am PST
The range of cities that have recently removed parking mandates could help motivate others that are eyeing new parking policies.
Sightline Institute
December 10, 2018, 1pm PST
The Tejon Ranch development would bring thousands of homes to a highly fire-prone area in L.A. County.
Los Angeles Times