San Francisco

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San Francisco could try a new trick to help kill two birds with one stone.
San Francisco Examiner
November 28, 2018, 8am PST
A proposal under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would eliminate parking requirements citywide.
San Francisco Examiner
November 26, 2018, 12pm PST
As the investigation continues, cracks found in girders supporting the building do not appear to be due to a design issue.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 23, 2018, 1pm PST
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 19, 2018, 10am PST
In a distant and expensive future, there are two new ways to get across the San Francisco Bay without a car. One will have a much better view.
The Mercury News
November 18, 2018, 9am PST
Analysis and policy recommendations from Bay Area-based think tank SPUR focuses on how poorly designed inclusionary zoning the exact opposite of the desired effect.
SPUR
November 15, 2018, 12pm PST
The Central SoMa Plan, which sets development goals for a key swath of Downtown San Francisco, got bigger as it moved through a lengthy approval process.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 8, 2018, 12pm PST
In California, 60 percent of a public vote isn't usually enough to approve a new tax.
Associated Press
November 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Twelve finalists have been picked for their ideas about how to spend $1 billion in funding to fix transportation in the Bay Area.
The Mercury News
November 1, 2018, 8am PDT
San Francisco's Planning Commission rejected a bill that would have made it illegal to open new office cafeterias, recommending that legislation be crafted to allow these eateries to be open to the public instead.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 31, 2018, 9am PDT
San Francisco voters will decide on Proposition C, a business tax based on gross receipts levied on large employers, the most contentious of five local measures.
Curbed SF
October 26, 2018, 10am PDT
San Francisco active transportation supporters are pushing for a trial of pedestrianized Valencia Street between 16th and 17th streets and 23rd and 24th streets in the Mission District.
Streetsblog SF
October 25, 2018, 9am PDT
The news keeps getting worse at San Francisco's newly opened, since close, Salesforce Transit Center.
San Francisco Examiner
October 22, 2018, 8am PDT
The light rail line was supposed to improve transit to less accessible parts of the city, but service so far has been disappointing.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 20, 2018, 9am PDT
A safety-minded street reconfiguration overcame opposition in San Francisco thanks to strong political leadership.
San Francisco Examiner
October 14, 2018, 5am PDT
The city has proposed tighter rules for new construction and a more active approach to securing existing tall structures from collapse.
Governing
October 5, 2018, 6am PDT
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Sept. 25, followed by a massive tsunami. Soil liquefaction caused by the tremor resulted in 1,700 homes being "swallowed" as the soil shifted. Deaths exceeded 1,400 on Oct. 3.
The Independent
October 1, 2018, 2pm PDT
The $2.2 billion Salesforce Transit Center, which opened to much celebration on Aug. 11, closed down abruptly Sept. 25 after workers found a cracked steel beam. A second cracked beam was later found. Work began Sunday to shore up the structure.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 1, 2018, 8am PDT
A zoning history dating back to the 19th century still has significant impacts on the city’s housing in the present day.
Collectors Weekly
September 28, 2018, 1pm PDT
Caltrain will end service into the city of San Francisco while it converts the route to electric power.
San Francisco Examiner