Transportation

S.F. Vote Counters Pushing to Finish by Thanksgiving

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Nov 18 2016 - 5:36pm

With San Franciscans still focused on President-elect Trump as Thanksgiving approaches, city officials continue to feverishly tabulate tens of thousands of ballots from the Nov. 8 election.

SF Public Press Talks Cost of Living on Local Radio Show

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Jun 2 2016 - 12:44pm

Reporter Angela Woodall appears in a panel to discuss the Public Press’ recent special report, which characterizes in detail how expensive San Francisco has become.

Silicon Valley Expansion Plans Risk Flooding From Rising Seas, State Planners Say

Kevin Stark, San Francisco Public Press — Apr 22 2016 - 4:39pm
Google, Facebook and others are building headquarters along the shoreline as scientists paint a grimmer picture for coastal development.

How San Francisco Plans to Shield Residents From Runaway Prices

Angela Woodall, San Francisco Public Press — Jan 21 2016 - 3:01pm

We list some examples of how the city has tried to soften the blow of rising prices, and policies that advocates for low-income people say San Francisco could adopt.

Hidden Costs of Affordable S.F. Public Transit

Sophie Murguia, San Francisco Public Press — Dec 10 2015 - 7:00am

Lacking transportation options or flexibility to reach jobs, shopping and other necessities, lower-income riders often trade comfort, promptness and even safety for affordability.

Rideshare Companies Face Tighter Screening Rules in Many States

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Apr 27 2015 - 9:06am

Crashes, assaults and other incidents involving drivers for rideshare companies have spurred members of Congress to demand that executives beef up their screening methods. Many states have already imposed heightened regulations, but California lags behind.

Census Estimates Show Bay Area Growing Faster than Expected

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Apr 7 2015 - 11:30am

New residents are flocking to the Bay Area faster than regional planners previously expected.

Cleanliness, Congestion Pricing Idea Draw Hot Debate in BART Twitter Forum

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Mar 16 2015 - 9:20am

In an hour-long Twitter forum in early March, BART staffers fielded rapid-fire questions, gripes and proposals from the public.

Muni Now Free to Some Riders

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Mar 4 2015 - 9:40am

This week the city starts letting some residents ride public transportation for free.

Maps Show Where Thousands of Cyclists, Pedestrians Hurt or Killed

Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press — Feb 16 2015 - 9:20am

As part of its new policy to reduce traffic deaths, the city has published maps that show where cyclists and pedestrians were serverely injured or killed in recent years, down to the nearest intersection.

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