San Francisco

6 days ago
A San Francisco Chronicle editorial warns that San Francisco must find funds, intended to come from the state's ambitious rail project, to extend the Caltrain commuter rail line to the SalesForce Transit Center.
San Francisco Chronicle
6 days ago
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
February 15, 2019, 12pm PST
Only a handful of cities in North America are considering applying tolls to congested urban streets, as opposed to highways. Efforts in one of those cities, San Francisco, just received negative polling results on a potential $3 auto access fee.
San Francisco Examiner
February 12, 2019, 2pm PST
San Francisco Mayor London Breed is proposing major reforms of the permitting process for affordable housing and accessory dwelling unit projects in the city. The idea is that cheaper projects are much easier to build.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 12, 2019, 9am PST
A new survey finds growing support for transit oriented development among San Francisco residents.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 7, 2019, 9am PST
San Francisco Mayor London Breed is fighting hard to make it easier to develop affordable housing in the cost-impacted city. A fight will likely be required.
The Bay City Beacon
February 2, 2019, 11am PST
The Transbay Transit Center, opened for a brief stint in the latter half of 2018 before structural flaws were discovered, won't be open to the public again anytime soon.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 30, 2019, 2pm PST
The Central SoMa Plan took more than seven years of planning and debate to approve. A new lawsuit, expected to be just the first of many, threatens to erase all that work.
San Francisco Chronicle
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 16, 2019, 11am PST
The San Francisco Bay ferry system is growing as commuters flee congested roads and overcrowded BART cars.
The Mercury News
January 15, 2019, 8am PST
Sam Raby argues that BART’s pay by distance fair structure exacerbates transit inequities.
Curbed
January 12, 2019, 11am PST
San Francisco-based shuttle operator Chariot, acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2016, will end its operations by March in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, New York, Columbus, Detroit, Denver, and London.
San Francisco Examiner
January 12, 2019, 7am PST
The Seattle Times Editorial Board argues that automated enforcement would remove scofflaws from blocking bus commuters.
The Seattle Times
January 9, 2019, 2pm PST
In Minneapolis and San Francisco, public transit agencies are considering loyalty programs to boost ridership.
Forbes
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 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, 10am PST
Four mayors hammer home the point that moving to 100 percent clean energy on the municipal level is environmentally, economically, and politically desirable.
Next City
December 21, 2018, 1pm PST
This was not a case of "it's better to ask forgiveness than permission."
San Francisco Chronicle
December 21, 2018, 11am PST
The city of San Francisco became the largest city to end minimum parking requirements through the city earlier this month.
Streetsblog USA