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3 days ago
After five years of planning, a San Francisco trail now runs across the city linking neighborhoods and greenspaces.
San Francisco Chronicle
5 days ago
Thanks to legislation by Sen. Scott Wiener passed last year, San Francisco will apply a new tool to force treatment on some homeless, mentally ill people who refuse it, but it's limited to five people annually. A new Wiener bill would expand it.
The Washington Post
June 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
Buses and people will soon return to the Transbay Transit Center, which operated for just over a month at the end of 2018 before structural flaws forced the closure of the facility for inspections and repairs.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 10, 2019, 10am PDT
Lyft may soon not be the sole bikeshare operation in San Francisco as the city looks to expand the system and open the market up to other companies.
Streetsblog USA
June 4, 2019, 2pm PDT
Cutting the board of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency out of the approvals process for implementing bike lanes in San Francisco could shave three months off the delivery schedule.
San Francisco Examiner
June 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
The 2011 "Twitter tax break" was controversial at the time, and remains so to this day. New offices and employees have filled the corridor of Market Street where the tax break is in effect, but massive challenges persist.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 27, 2019, 9am PDT
San Francisco might follow the lead on New York City when it comes to right turns on red lights.
San Francisco Examiner
May 13, 2019, 7am PDT
A new study, published by Science Advances and available in full online, "examines whether transportation network companies (TNCs), such as Uber and Lyft, live up to their stated vision of reducing congestion in major cities."
Science Advances
May 10, 2019, 11am PDT
Muni is planning on making improvements on 50 miles of bus routes as the system faces increasing demand.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 5, 2019, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Bay has 400 miles of shoreline, and a dire need for a new approach to dealing with the effects of rising water levels. An estimated $100 billion in potential property damage is at risk.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 27, 2019, 9am PDT
The tech industry has created massive wealth, and the impacts on the real estate market are most dramatic in San Francisco.
The Atlantic
April 24, 2019, 12pm PDT
San Francisco and New York City made a theme of this year's Earth Day: mandating emissions reductions from buildings.
San Francisco Chronicle
Feature
April 14, 2019, 10am PDT
With so many applications and intersections, planning can be hard to define. Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell is in San Francisco searching for meaning.
James Brasuell
April 14, 2019, 7am PDT
Couldn't make it to San Francisco for the 2019 National Planning Conference? Live vicariously through the magic of the Internet.
American Planning Association
April 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
The legislation would make nonprofit organizations more competitive in the real estate market by letting them get ahead of speculators.
NextCity
April 11, 2019, 8am PDT
Building permits aren't the same thing as new buildings, as San Francisco proved once again in 2018.
Curbed San Francisco
April 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
University of California, Berkeley researchers have mapped the impact of SB 50, a bill that would allow new density around train stations and bus stops in cities all over the state of California.
Curbed Los Angeles
March 29, 2019, 12pm PDT
With the New York State legislature expected to pass a tolling plan for Manhattan early next week, the Chronicle's Rachel Swan reports on the unlikelihood of a similar plan being adopted in San Francisco or any city in the Golden State.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 25, 2019, 1pm PDT
The San Francisco Chronicle offers a round-up of 11 big transit projects, by Caltrans, BART, SFMTA, and others, making progress around the bay.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 17, 2019, 9am PDT
Alicia John-Baptiste, a veteran of transportation and planning agencies in San Francisco will take the helm of the influential planning and urbanism think thank.
San Francisco Chronicle