The Bay Area's Jenny Odell creates maddeningly complex sets of similar structures, like stadiums, nuclear plants and cargo ships.
An "ancient evil" has awoken in the Bay Area and is making life hell for sewage workers, according to a new novel by a real-life sewage professional.
The mailing system was born 50 years ago this week. Here's how the Post Office sold it to the country.
Thanks to Yelp reviews.
Where people Tweet in San Francisco, New York City, and Istanbul.
The BART strike made for a crowded commute, but not a nightmare.
Simplifying both the message and the process has worked wonders for San Francisco.
The city's notoriously tough commutes are about to get a lot harder.
Never has a hub of governance looked so fabulous.
Crowds gathered at San Francisco's City Hall and outside the U.S. Supreme Court to watch and then celebrate today's landmark rulings.
Track down a building's code violations, noise complaints, or that nagging history of chemical contamination.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
Yelp's effort to publish restaurant health safety inspections is just the second time cities have attempted to communicate valuable information in a common language.
Havoc Boards apply the classic competition for world conquest to ten different cities.
A municipal arborist whittled this damaged tree into a street chair for the neighborhood.
"There could be rotting flesh and feces on a mattress," says photographer Amanda Durbin, "and I'd still snap a photo before I called the authorities."
A handful of community-supported fisheries are popping up across the country.
Hint: Think of Transformers.
Biking as a class issue isn't going away; on the contrary, it's just beginning.