July 25, 2018, 9am PDT
San Francisco's street furniture predates Google, but the city hopes a new design will bring it into the Information Age.
January 19, 2015, 7am PST
Recent years have produced no dearth of design interventions to improve quality of life for wealthy urban dwellers, but some recent efforts in San Francisco are targeted to help the city's homeless population.
March 13, 2014, 6am PDT
In 2006, New York City signed contracts for private-public partnerships that would deliver a variety of street furniture throughout the city. To date, 3,355 bus shelters, 304 newsstands, and three (3) public toilets have been built.
New York Times - City Room Blog
May 21, 2010, 8am PDT
Will a new automated, self-cleaning public restroom system provide relief to Torontonians?
July 17, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Seattle is closing the lid on a disappointing experiment with public toilets after spending $5 million dollars to install them. Cities from Boston to San Francisco have had mixed results with automated toilets, The New York Times reports.</p>