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Although no U.S. region has yet to even get halfway to sustainability goals set by the Paris Climate Agreement, certain U.S. cities are doing better than the rest.
July 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
The city of San Jose has a mixed record of moving forward with land use changes that complement its existing and expanding transit systems.
July 19, 2017, 12pm PDT
A long-awaited BART extension into San Jose, California is also bringing major development interest of the transit-oriented variety.
June 22, 2017, 12pm PDT
The Bay Area is home to a large homeless population, and San Jose is doing more to create resources for the homeless than other cities in the area.
June 8, 2017, 2pm PDT
Are the energy and money savings from modern street lamps worth the proliferation of surveillance technology around the city? San Jose, California is considering just such a quandary.
June 7, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose is working with tech giant Google to plan a massive expansion into the Diridon Station district. Millions of feet of development and thousands of new jobs are at stake.
May 12, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose and designers from the University of California, Davis have completed a community-led design process to raise awareness about the connections between the kitchen, sewers, and the environment.
May 8, 2017, 7am PDT
Strapped for cash and faced with rapidly declining ridership, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is reorganizing its service in the hopes of stopping the bleeding.
May 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officials are optimistic that a new BART station, with connections to VTA light rail, will open ahead of schedule.
February 11, 2017, 11am PST
Legislation proposed by San Francisco Assemblyman David Chiu would authorize a red camera pilot program to last five years and apply only to the two cities. California lacks laws permitting automated speed enforcement.
ABC KGO TV 7 - San Francisco
November 23, 2016, 6am PST
Providence, Rhode Island is one of many cities to get mall-like retail center built with walkability in mind and set around a Plaza.
November 1, 2016, 9am PDT
Chynoweth Avenue in San Jose, California is notorious for speeding, illegal dumping, and prostitution. The city's remedy includes a fairly comprehensive reconfiguration of the street and its infrastructure.
October 21, 2016, 2pm PDT
The new, Detroit-based sponsor will help pay for a ten-fold expansion of the Bay Area's regional bike share program coming this spring and a new Palo Alto program. Low income residents will be offered discounted rates to join Bay Area Bike Share.
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
July 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
Another "only-in-California" story.
Silicon Valley Business Journal
June 9, 2016, 11am PDT
A regional measure to tax all property owners in the 9-county Bay Area to adapt to sea level rise passes; S.F. voters support raising the affordable housing bar; Richmond voters reject ballot-box planning; San José approves sales tax increase.
June 8, 2016, 9am PDT
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority unanimously approved the 30-year, half-cent transportation sales tax for the countywide ballot in November. $1.5 billion in tax revenues would go to Phase II of a BART extension in the Silicon Valley.
April 22, 2016, 10am PDT
A booming-once-again tech sector and a rapidly increasing population in the Bay Area are aggravating a historically tight housing market. Preservation architect Jerri Holan looks at how Bay Area cities are dealing with the housing crunch.
April 4, 2016, 11am PDT
San Jose, California's Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services has begun the process of updating its Trail Strategic Plan.
March 3, 2016, 6am PST
The fixed costs of infrastructure projects leave cities like Flint struggling to pay their bills with fewer people pooling their resources.
February 22, 2016, 11am PST
In the face of political opposition and mounting construction costs in Southern California, the state High-Speed Rail Authority has chosen to build north from the Central Valley to San Jose rather than south from Fresno to the San Fernando Valley.