The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

San Francisco’s Slow Street Program on ‘Path to Permanence’

San Francisco’s Slow Street Program on ‘Path to Permanence’

Sydney Riemer, Editor-in-Chief, Online June 3, 2021

Page Street, used by Urban students as a gathering space after classes and an avenue for crossing between the Page and Oak Street buildings, has become a part of one of San Francisco’s newest initiatives:...

Out of service trains pass eachother at the closed West Portal Tunnel on Monday, April 5th. Photo credit: Cooper Makhijani.

Opinion: SF must evolve past the automobile

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The average San Franciscan spends 83 hours every year looking for parking. That’s more than two full work weeks. During those 83 hours, $1,735 of wasted fuel is burned, generating carbon dioxide pollution....

California to ban the sale of gas-powered cars by 2035

Simon Hereford, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

chart As historic wildfires burned throughout California over the last few months, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an unprecedented order seeking to cut carbon emissions statewide by banning the sale of...

Illustration of the San Francisco Bay Area by Catherine Silvestri

Exploring Urban’s transit trends

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer June 4, 2015

The roar of cars, lurching of busses, and screeching of bicycle brakes are all emblematic of the ways in which Urban students travel to school. Some take 20 minute bus rides. Others, 10 minute walks...

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