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Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Research Crosses the Border into Canada

Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be…

Mystery Benefactors Buying Up Revolutionary Books to Give Away at Indie Bookstores

Earlier this week 50 copies of George Orwell’s "1984" were purchased from Booksmith, a beloved indie book seller on Haight Street, and then…

How Arrogance Pushed Uber Out of San Francisco

On Wednesday I shared here my analysis of Uber’s business model, making the case for Uber’s combative response to the California DMV over…

Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco

The California DMV told Uber it couldn't test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no…

Resegregation in the Bay Area and the Two Americas

The Bay Area is arguably becoming the most economically and culturally segregated metropolitan region in the U.S. In short: Housing is becoming even…

Forget Decades: Why True Corporate Diversity is Attainable in Five Years or Less

TriplePundit spoke with Emmett Carson, CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the world, to learn about his…

U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk to Be First Navy Ship Named After Openly Gay Leader

A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader…

These Cities are Investing in Walkable Neighborhoods

Why do we need more walkable cities? Quite simply, because walkable cities are, by definition, sustainable cities. Transportation remains a major source of…

Hundreds of All-Electric, American-Made Scooters Coming to San Francisco

Electric-scooter sharing service Scoot Networks plans to bring hundreds of new, American-made machines to the streets of San Francisco. 3p's Phil Covington spoke…

Can the $16 Cup of Blue Bottle Coffee Help Rebuild a Country?

The popular Blue Bottle Coffee company is upping the ante with a high-end cup of joe sourced from Yemen that would make some…

Can Athletics Change the Perception of Cannabis?

Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is…

Splacer Taps Into the Power of the Sharing Economy

What Airbnb does for longer-term home stays, Splacer does for short-term event spaces.

What Other Cities Can Learn From San Fran’s New Solar Law

As of Jan. 1, all new buildings in San Francisco measuring 10 stories or fewer must include a rooftop solar installation. What can…

Solving the Bay Area’s 9-County Infrastructure Dilemma

A modern framework connecting the San Francisco Bay Area's cities, counties and municipalities could catalyze the regional thinking we need to tackle growing…