Proactively communicating with transportation companies can help ease the pain of integration, according to a new report from the National League of Cities.
“People should have places to go to the bathroom when they need to, and in San Francisco they don't,” says a supervisor there looking to tackle this and other issues tied to street cleanliness.
To foil community pushback over new facilities for people in homelessness, a San Francisco lawmaker wants all neighborhoods to share the responsibility.
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An analysis by real-estate website Redfin.com examined places where more people were searching for homes elsewhere compared to people looking to move in.
Some states and localities have struggled to curb congestion because of the limited funding available for pedestrian, bicycle and transit infrastructure.
Workers live far away from available jobs in metropolitan areas across the country, researchers found.
Taxing big business means more money for health care and social assistance, but the city’s economist says it could also mean fewer jobs and a smaller economy if companies move or open elsewhere—which could sting in a recession.
Some drug users report actually opting for the the synthetic opioid, which experts in many places have linked with many overdoses.
While cities aim to help people of color become pot entrepreneurs, getting programs off the ground has proved difficult.
While the trend isn’t universal, Brennan Center for Justice research findings “definitively reject any claims” of the nation being in a “crime wave.”
Mayor London Breed said she wants to spur city administrators to match the innovations that are remaking retail business models.
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As wildfires burn out of control, they are impacting the state’s other crisis—the growing number of people living on the streets.
An increasing number of operating systems are available to municipalities looking to streamline data sharing, but a global network wants them thinking about urban resilience as they do.
San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?
A coalition of cities and counties sued manufacturers under the state’s “public nuisance” law. They have won a $400 million fund to help treat housing.
Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.
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The program will also help two transportation agencies on opposite sides of the country share ideas and create a technology advisory board.
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