Stories about Traffic

Will Ferguson be a tipping point for Black youth turnout?

By Khalil Abdullah WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 -- Civil Rights leaders hope to increase African American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting death...

Poll slams city planning — and suggests the voters are ready for a new approach to development

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee’s Planning Department gets poor marks for its response to the city’s development boom, and a...

Why does Mountainview get to outsource its housing problems to SF?

By Tim Redmond I’m not calling in the Black Helicopters and invoking the United Nations World Government That Will Take Away Your Guns. I’m really...

The Karl Marx Tree: How Southern Pacific Railroad killed a socialist colony in the name of creating Yosemite National...

  By Marc Norton AUGUST 27, 2014 -- There has been considerable hoopla this summer around the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln putting his signature...

Behind Ferguson’s Unrest: Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap

By Andre Shashaty Aug. 18, 2014 -- On the surface, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., was about local police using deadly force on an unarmed...

16th and Mission developer gets schooled in community relations

By Julia Carrie Wong June 15, 2014 -- Almost 100 people attended the meeting of the San Francisco Board of Educations’ Buildings, Grounds, and Services...

SF district attorney wants to keep cop videos secret

    Public defender Jeff Adachi is unhappy about an attempt to squelch public access to police video By Tim Redmond JUNE 6, 2014 -- District Attorney George...

Why Muni workers are feeling sick

By Julia Carrie Wong JUNE 5, 2014 -- “We are sick,” Dave Reardon, a 67-year-old Muni operator told me last night. “We are sick of...

Lawsuit could mandate local control for Lyft, UberX, and SideCar

By Tim Redmond A taxi association has filed a pair of legal appeals that could directly undermine the state’s decision to allow companies like Uber,...

Supervisors defy progessive community, approve Google Bus Project

By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2014 -- The San Francisco supervisors defied pretty much the entire progressive community last night and gave a green light...