The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
The filmmaker lost a long-running zoning battle with his California neighbors. Now they may get something they want even less than a movie studio in their back yard: low-income housing.
An atlas created by students at UC Berkeley shows just how many layers one neighborhood can have.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
China is considering investing in major projects in San Francisco. Could this be the way forward for cash-strapped cities?
Elon Musk imagines a cheap, faster-than-a-plane, weather-immune, crash-impervious people-mover.
How America's biggest metro areas stack up.
One man's trip across the entire system from end to end to end in one shot.
Allowing bus riders to board in the rear as well as the front is common outside the U.S., but few American transit agencies have been willing to try it.
A spate of injuries and deaths have forced cities to reassess how pedestrians and cyclists interact.
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
What they may stop riding are commercial airlines, research suggests.
A potentially novel solution to two tough problems.
Maybe. But we should be doing that ourselves.
A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.
San Francisco stacks up well these days compared with Silicon Valley.
Or, how Americans learned to legislate our NIMBY impulses.
Right now, civic-minded digital innovation is done mostly by volunteer hackathons and app contests. Code for America has a plan to change that.