Electric scooters have received pushback in some cities, but they’ve gotten a warm welcome in the South, where hot weather and often hilly terrain have made it tough for bike-share programs.
The findings from the jobs website Linkedin also look at the "skills gap" that exists in various U.S. metro areas.
Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Mississippi governor orders county-owned bridges closed … Kentucky’s new pension law … mapping Alaska’s thawing permafrost … and N.Y.C., Salt Lake City selected for wireless research testing.
Today’s storm will be tomorrow’s high tide.
Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.
A few clusters of finalists stand out.
Projects will address everything from flooding to transportation.
San Francisco and Philadelphia are joining the ranks of global cities with towers that rise above 300 meters, a height that may seem puny across Asia these days.
Acting Mayor London Breed: “He was humble and determined no matter what job he held. He was fair and collaborative no matter the heat of the moment. What mattered was helping his fellow San Franciscans.”
The city will consider two public-private municipal fiber alternatives to a high-risk, purely public network.
San Francisco earned top marks, according to a new National Institute for Reproductive Health report. Where does your city rate?
“For every dollar spent, you want to achieve multiple benefits,” according to the chief resilience officer in Boulder, Colorado.
But a design challenge focused on resiliency currently underway hopes to change that.
Not only is the San Francisco Bay Area the nation's richest metropolitan area, household incomes there are also among the fastest growing.
The U.S. attorney general may ultimately be forced to craft new regulations, at a time when President Trump wants less.
PHOTOS: Treating raw sewage and stormwater involves a maze of pipes and plenty of data analytics, too.
Across the U.S., the number of young people living alone on the streets appears to be growing. Many communities are stepping up their efforts to help, intervening early with services specifically targeted toward the needs of young people.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Maryland’s new approach to bail; Louisiana’s struggles with swamp rats; and ditching coin-operated parking meters.
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