Union Square was filled with noise Thursday afternoon for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s 50th annual cable car bell-ringing contest.
Bus shuttles will be running on the Powell-Mason cable car line Wednesday due to a water main break in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority.
A police officer was knocked unconscious and another suffered a possible broken nose while trying to break up a fight near the Powell Street cable car turnaround early Sunday morning, a police spokesman said Monday.
An alarm that alerts authorities about possible obstructions on San Francisco’s world-famous cable car line didn’t sound off before a cable car hit a bolt and came to an abrupt stop, injuring seven people.
Seven people were hospitalized Wednesday morning following a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car accident, a Muni spokesman said.
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after allegedly causing a head-on collision with a cable car near Union Square on Wednesday night, police said.
Cable cars on the Powell-Hyde line are out of service Saturday afternoon due to electrical problems.
The California Street cable car line will be back on track Monday morning after a six-month shutdown for repairs, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
The scenic Powell-Mason and Powell-Hyde lines both begin at Powell and Market. The third line, which is the least crowded and least known to tourists, runs along hilly California Street and also offers lovely views.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will pay a Texas woman more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit over injuries she suffered in a cable car crash.