Environmental Impact Report

A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Tech Shuttle Bus Program Gets OK, Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal

The 18 month pilot program will allow private shuttle buses for tech companies to use a limited number of Muni stops in San Francisco.


A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Report Assesses Environmental Impact of SF’s Transit Effectiveness Project

The San Francisco Planning Department has released an Environmental Impact Report in response to a proposed Municipal Railway project aimed at improving service.


Artist's rendering of the new Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino.

Study Finds Apple’s New Cupertino Headquarters May Worsen Area Traffic

An environmental review has found that Apple Inc.’s new headquarters will have significant traffic impacts along a nearby freeway and roads.


Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Menlo Park Approves Plans To Expand Facebook Headquarters

City officials in Menlo Park gave Facebook a unanimous ‘like’ in approving the social media giant’s plan to expand its headquarters to employ thousands more people less than two weeks after going public.


San Rafael Pacifics (Centerfield Partners)

Marin Minor League Baseball Clears Final Hurdle

Minor league baseball is good to go in Marin County after a lawsuit that could have delayed the start of the San Rafael Pacifics first season was thrown out.


An Oracle Racing AC45 practices in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Former SF Supes President Peskin Sues Over America’s Cup Race

The former president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has filed a lawsuit seeking a new environmental review of the America’s Cup sailing race.


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East Palo Alto Considers Lawsuit Over Facebook Move To Menlo Park

Facebook could be facing a lawsuit from the city of East Palo Alto over its recent move to Menlo Park.


A boat competes in the Rolex Big Boat Series sailing regatta hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on September 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco will host the America's Cup in 2013.

SF Commission OKs Environmental Impact Report For America’s Cup; Opponents Appeal

Neighborhood and environmental groups Friday filed an appeal of the final environmental impact report for the 34th America’s Cup sailing race in San Francisco, the same day Mayor Ed Lee announced a new development agreement with race organizers.


A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

Environmentalists Concerned About America’s Cup On San Francisco Bay

This Thursday is the deadline to file written comments for San Francisco’s Environmental Review of the upcoming America’s Cup.


A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

San Franciscans Concerned About Environmental Impact Of America’s Cup Race

The San Francisco Planning Commission listened to public comment Thursday about the draft environmental impact report for the upcoming America’s Cup.

This is the first chance for the public to weigh in on the lengthy draft EIR.