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Free, Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations Now Available Across San Francisco

Installing as many publicly available charging stations as possible is one of the most important prerequisites for accelerating electric vehicle adoption in any city. San Francisco has been at the forefront of EV adoption,...
Tule Elk

Hundreds of California Native Tule Elk Die of Thirst Behind Enclosure as Ranchers Call...

Hundreds of native tule elk confined behind fences at the Point Reyes National Seashore near San Francisco have died of thirst since 2012, unable to leave their enclosures to find water after their fresh...
plastic water bottles

Guess What Major U.S. City Has Banned Water Bottles From Being Sold In Public?

Feeling thirsty? Well, if you’re in San Francisco you’ll have to find a drinking fountain then! On Tuesday, San Francisco took one more step to greening their city, and became the first major city in...
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Beautiful timelapse video of the San Francisco Bay Fog

Affectionately known to some as Karl the Fog, the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area is notorious. But most haven't seen it in the same light as it's been captured in the above...
toronto traffic

Our Love Affair with the Car is Killing Our Cities

This week, WalkScore released their results for the most pedestrian-friendly cities. The Seattle-based technology company says Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal are the top three most “walkable” cities in Canada, while New York, San Francisco and...

San Francisco, Ottawa lead over Vancouver in Sustainability

The Pressure’s on: Will Vancouver Be Greenest City by 2020? You can almost hear Mayor Robertson’s pressured gulp echoing against the city’s North-facing mountains. A Toronto-based media and research company for clean capitalism just ranked Vancouver...
San Francisco

San Francisco Hits Landmark 80% Diversion Rate

San Francisco’s ambitious goal of recycling 100 percent of its waste by 2020 might not be as impossible as skeptics suggest. After analyzing the data, the environmentally progressive city announced that it had successfully...
BMW DriveNow

BMW Launching ParkNow, Expanding DriveNow Programs in San Francisco

San Francisco represents a logistical nightmare for transportation officials due to heavy traffic and limited parking. BMW saw these liabilities and initiated an EV sharing program called DriveNow in San Francisco earlier this summer....
San Francisco Treasure Island

Treasure Island radiation discovery casts doubt on expansion plans

When one thinks of Treasure Island, they'd imagine swashbuckling pirates awash in a discovery of gold.  But the Treasure Island off San Francisco Bay, named after Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, has nothing but “junk”...

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