It's one of the great frustrations of urban life: the seemingly unending search for a parking space.Motorists drive themselves crazy circling the block looking for a place to park while wasting gas and polluting the air.But the city of San Francisco has turned to technology for help — it is testing
When 23-year-old Darmika Ford looks out her home window, she imagines a community garden brimming with flowers, produce and community cooperation, but what she actually sees is nothing like that vision. Instead, she sees a vacant lot.
Barry Weisberg, our global cities contributor, will be in Shanghai, China for the 2010 World Expo, which runs through October. And he'll report for us as part of our new series, “Global Cities: Challenges and Choices.”