San Francisco Bay Area

October 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
A local issue with regional consequences: Measure JJ would approve a scaled back version of a development proposal at the Baylands site in the San Francisco suburb of Brisbane.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 11, 2018, 5am PDT
Displacement in the San Francisco Bay Area has resulted in distinct mobility patterns and significant race and class inequalities.
Urban Displacement Project
October 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The new sensor technology gives riders up to a minute to drop, cover, and hold on.
Mercury News
October 1, 2018, 9am PDT
In the Bay Area's biggest city, the debate over density pits two economic drivers against each other.
Mercury News
September 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A competition in the San Francisco Bay Area highlights projects considering new ways to design for impending environmental changes.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 1, 2018, 9am PDT
A controversial bill that would free BART to develop housing on the most transit oriented of development sites, its parking lots, has managed to clear the hurdles of the California Legislature.
Curbed SF
August 1, 2018, 11am PDT
A regional business association hopes to raise private funds for climate adaptation planning throughout California.
The Planning Report
June 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The problem of expensive transit investments isn't unique to New York City.
Curbed SF
June 22, 2018, 7am PDT
The Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge has produced nine designs to address sea-level rise and flooding around the San Francisco Bay Area.
ASLA The Dirt
April 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
The twin challenges of a housing shortage and low wage increases threaten the growth of the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new report.
PolicyLink
March 9, 2018, 2pm PST
Surveys on ride-hailing conducted by regional planning agencies, academic institutions, and public transit agencies throughout the U.S. reviewed by the Associated Press largely led to the same conclusion: more traffic and reduced use of transit.
Associated Press
February 25, 2018, 11am PST
In December, Sen. Dianne Feinstein reactivated her call for a southern crossing over the Bay while the BART Board last week began studying a second Transbay tube. The San Francisco Chronicle editorial board opines on which is preferable.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 22, 2018, 12pm PST
BART passengers could someday see a second route across the San Francisco Bay, with a parallel but totally new alignment and crossing points on the either side of the bay.
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 14, 2018, 10am PST
The city of Berkeley is exploring the sale of digital tokens—backed by municipal bonds—as a fundraising mechanism for affordable housing and other local priorities.
Business Insider
January 2, 2018, 8am PST
A small San Francisco landlord argues for repealing state restrictions on rent control.
San Francisco Chronicle
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 18, 2017, 8am PST
File under 'high-tech urban dystopia.”
Business Insider
December 11, 2017, 12pm PST
The Board of Directors approved a path to 90 percent renewable energy.
San Francisco Examiner
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 6, 2017, 6am PST
Despite reports that the office market is shifting to the center city, the suburbs will dominate the office market in 2018, according to analysis from Yardi Systems.
The Dallas Morning News