Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative wants to bring a boost of color to the streets of America’s small and mid-size cities.
The city wants to stop the rise of teen vaping by banning the sale of Juul and other e-cigarettes. It could also mean the end of a particular kind of store.
There There author Tommy Orange discusses his experience telling stories about Oakland and Native Americans, and why cities should be seen as part of the natural environment.
The app often ignores airport transit services, even if they’re faster or cheaper. (But Bing might have it figured out.)
As wildfires rage in California’s wine country, the scene is set for a recurrence of Oakland’s devastating 1991 blaze.
San Francisco scientists and musicians are creating experimental compositions based on real climate data.
Crashes between cars and critters are up in California, particularly in the Bay Area. What can transportation departments do?
Drivers are mowing over dividers in Oakland meant to protect cyclists and pedestrians. What can be done?
Bask in the sublime beauty of “Karl,” the city’s chilly miasma, with these always-updated satellite images.
A local coalition is training Oakland’s brick-and-mortar employees in everything from de-escalation tactics to emergency medical care.
Grassroots groups bemoan projects that may provide little economic benefit and exacerbate environmental inequity at the U.S.’s fifth-busiest port.
“We have time to respond. We must use it wisely.”
They make security cameras take your picture and cry for help if somebody is stealing your bike.
The tumultuous urban environment seems to be driving up the dire consequences of wrecking, researchers say.
Bay Area bike pros explain how to save your ride from being picked apart like a free Thanksgiving turkey.
See the disaster that transformed the city from a galaxy of perspectives.
Most people do. But the Bay Area’s automotive smash-and-grab scene is so intense that some drivers leave their doors open to avoid the expense of replacing broken windows.
Paying people to avoid the morning rush sort of worked in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Enjoy the soothing shapes and colors of a ridership simulation that’s “better than any snake game ever.”
The city wants to erect a tower made of stacked, prefab 160-square-foot apartments.