San Francisco

There's No Way Most UberX Drivers Make Twice What Traditional Cabbies Do

Uber says some drivers bring in $74,191 a year in San Francisco and $90,766 in New York.

Fire Departments Are Standing in the Way of Good Street Design

It doesn't have to be this way. 

Stop Petting Strangers' Dogs

It's not just for your own protection, dummy.

How a Low-Income San Francisco Neighborhood Is Building a Culture of Disaster Preparedness

The partnerships being formed now could save the Bayview area when an earthquake strikes.

San Francisco Sure Does Order a Lot of Cat Food

The Bay Area's online shoppers also show a rabid desire for toilet paper, protein powder, and (uhm) mayonnaise.

The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The vehicle has now moved beyond highways to its next phase: roaming the roads of Mountain View.

One Man's Quest to Make Business Travel a Lot Less Awful

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

The Golden Gate Bridge Could've Had a Submerged 'Boat Tunnel'

Anybody see any problems with this weird underwater design?

In San Francisco This Weekend, Lines Stretched Around the Block for a Nicolas Cage-Themed Art Show

The exhibit next heads to Los Angeles, and then all over the world (well, maybe).

A Gorgeous Map of San Francisco's Independent Coffee Shops

How "walkable coffee shops" might foster a better sense of community.

The Search for Affordable Housing Is Pushing the Middle Class to the Exurbs

Mapping where homes are out of reach for the median family.

3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.

A 'Highly Unusual' Triple Threat of Storms Over North America

Thundersnow, blizzards, and raging winds... ah, springtime!

How to Make Car-Share Work in the Suburbs

Envisioning a system in which private services, transit agencies, and local businesses all share a fleet.

The Urban Shift in the U.S. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart

Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.

The Golden Gate Bridge May Finally Get a Suicide Barrier

The decision comes after a year with the highest number of suicides since the late '60s.

These SF Billboards Are Now Plastered With Photos of Distracted Drivers

A passive-aggressive awareness campaign.

The Story of San Francisco's Old School 'Jacket Club' Gangs

A 1961 documentary about the non-profit group that got kids off the street.

California's Drought: More Wildfires, Higher Food Prices

A new climate assessment sees more of the same killing heat this year, if not worse.