Urban Displacement Project Finds Housing Prices are Resegregating the Bay Area

The Bay Area’s soaring housing costs are pushing poor people into neighborhoods where poverty and racial segregation are on the rise, a UC Berkeley study published by the Urban Displacement Project on Wednesday found. Read More »


Alumnus Sam Zimbabwe Named Director of Seattle’s Department of Transportation

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and community leaders named transit and transportation project delivery expert Sam Zimbabwe (M.C.P. '01) as the next Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) last month. Read More »


As E-Scooters Rev Up a National Debate, Elizabeth Deakin Warns of Their Dangers

The explosion of e-scooters has left decisions of appropriate implementation and regulation up to individual cities. Tackling the correct approach to the new technology has become a main concern of Professor Elizabeth Deakin. Read More »


The Housing Crisis in Oakland: At What Cost?

CED Professors Carol Galante and Karen Chapple comment on the housing crisis in the Bay Area in a new feature piece in Architectural Record Magazine. Read More »


As Mountain View Explores Automated Transit, Elizabeth Deakin Believes Obstacles Remain

In light of growing traffic congestion, the city of Mountain View is considering a plan to build driverless transit systems. This system would connect downtown Mountain View to the North Bayshore area, where Google’s headquarters are located. Read More »