San Francisco

11 hours ago
Cities and researchers are reconsidering the effects of the controversial housing policy known as rent control.
Governing
14 hours ago
A local nonprofit created a real estate development wing to stem the tide of displacement in San Francisco.
Next City
February 1, 2018, 11am PST
Ride-hailing service Uber is piloting a new venture in San Francisco alongside dockless bike-sharing startup Jump.
Modern Cities
February 1, 2018, 9am PST
The new study, published by the Urban Politics and Governance research group at McGill University, comes with a major disclaimer: it was funded by the Hotel Trades Council, AFL-CIO, among other.
Politico
January 30, 2018, 7am PST
Despite saving tools like the low-income housing tax credit, affordable housing will still take a hit.
The New York Times
January 25, 2018, 12pm PST
Fewer seats and more room for standing commuters are among the updates to the rail cars coming to BART.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 16, 2018, 12pm PST
New registration requirements have proven an effective disincentive for thousands of short-term rental hosts in San Francisco.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 15, 2018, 8am PST
The State Lands Commission filed suit shortly after San Francisco voters approved Prop. B in June 2014, requiring waterfront developments exceeding height limits to obtain voter approval rather than go through the Planning Commission process.
San Francisco Examiner
January 9, 2018, 9am PST
One of the most astute observers of San Francisco provides a list of notable architecture project to locate the city amidst all its ongoing controversies and challenges.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 3, 2018, 1pm PST
The county agency that had hoped to do downtown cordon pricing now wants to add express lanes on Highways 101 and 280, but city supervisors are divided on charging solo drivers the option to buy into managed lanes. Both freeways lack carpool lanes.
San Francisco Examiner
January 2, 2018, 8am PST
A small San Francisco landlord argues for repealing state restrictions on rent control.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 29, 2017, 2pm PST
Wondering what's on the agenda for bike advocates these days? The San Francisco Bike Coalition that just released a Strategic Plan that will direct political actions in 2018 and beyond.
San Francisco Bike Coalition
December 27, 2017, 8am PST
Ridership on Water Emergency Transportation Authority ferries, which operate around the San Francisco Bay, has grown 78 percent since 2012. Investment in new and expanded facilities is preparing for even more growth.
The San Francisco Chronicle
December 23, 2017, 1pm PST
The effects of one of the most expensive housing markets in the country are in display in this data analysis of migration to and from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Buildzoom
December 18, 2017, 8am PST
File under 'high-tech urban dystopia.”
Business Insider
December 12, 2017, 10am PST
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away of a heart attack early this morning. He was 65.
SFGate
December 11, 2017, 5am PST
The latest Upshot by Emily Badger looks at why American cities with the greatest economic opportunity no longer attract the population increases of yore
The New York Times
December 10, 2017, 7am PST
U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein is leading calls for the so-called Southern Crossing—a bridge that would connect San Francisco and the East Bay somewhere south of the Bay Bridge.
SFGate
December 4, 2017, 9am PST
San Francisco could become the first U.S. city to use demand-based parking rates citywide.
SFGate
December 3, 2017, 5am PST
There's nothing like the convenience of charging one's electric vehicle at home, assuming you have a garage, driveway, or your apartment building has a charger. California cities and utilities are working to increase EV infrastructure on all fronts.
San Francisco Chronicle