“Red carpet” bus lanes can be a cheap, fast, and effective way to smooth commutes for public transit users and drivers alike.
At a Bay Area summit devoted to electric scooters and other new mobility devices, fans evangelized about the potential of technology. But safety was an afterthought.
A UCLA study says that bullet trains between Tokyo and Osaka helped reduce housing prices. Would that work for San Francisco and Los Angeles?
Netflix’s hit show has everyone tidying up, but that's not the only reason second-hand stores are being flooded with donations.
The retail giant plans to open a series of “city center” stores, starting in Manhattan. It’s a notable departure from its usual big-box suburban megastores.
Sidewalks are a last shred of safe public space. No wonder we’re fighting over them.
By acquiring Motivate, Uber’s chief rival will take over the docked systems in New York, D.C., San Francisco, and more.
Ranked-choice voting has produced the closest citywide election in decades, as the race between London Breed and Mark Leno remains uncalled a week later.
The diversity of the country's urban centers is not reflected in City Hall: In the 15 biggest U.S. cities, all but three mayors are white men, and none are women.
High drama at City Hall—involving race, tech money, and politics—lays bare the city’s simmering tensions.
CityLab’s guide to the #GrammableCity.
San Francisco's new monument to "comfort women" has Osaka, Japan, threatening to end a decades-long relationship.
A symbol of the industry's reach takes its place in San Francisco's skyline just as Americans begin to reckon with the power of Silicon Valley's companies.
Five U.S. cities just lost a critical source of local news. The former LAist editor explains why it’s so troubling that they were silenced.
There’s a reason that Chinatowns across the globe bear a strong resemblance to one another. It started with a temblor in 1906.
The app often ignores airport transit services, even if they’re faster or cheaper. (But Bing might have it figured out.)
“Often, lonely people long to be noticed by another person who says, ‘I see you.’” That’s where Sidewalk Talk comes in.
“The comparison is not a bad one.”
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.