San Franciscans tend to view the artificial Treasure Island as a blur on the bridge to the East Bay: the 400 acres have been semi-abandoned since the Navy shut down its base in 1997.
That's about to change. Read more »
One chilly Wednesday afternoon in late May, I joined a small group of technologists, researchers, architects and urban planners on a field trip through Lower Manhattan and three distinct neighborhoods in Brooklyn to get a glimpse of the future of wor. Read more »
Last Saturday, I took part in Creative Sydney at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Towards the end of the speech I was telling the audience about how I went to see an exhibition in 2006 called Massive Change. Read more »
Bike-sharing programs have received increasing attention in recent years with initiatives to increase bike usage, better meet the demand of a more mobile public, and lessen the environmental impacts of our transportation activities. Read more »
In the fall of 1999, I attended a conference for environmental justice advocates in Boston. The keynote speaker was a middle-aged African American woman whose job was to organize communities around better access to health care. Read more »
John Williams calls himself an aquarium fanatic. “I have six tanks right now - a 125 gallon, a 55 gallon, a 30, a 16, a 29…. The 125 gallon is ridiculously huge, especially because it’s all glass,” Williams says. Read more »