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.
A vehicle rear-ended a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car near Union Square Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.
The California Street cable car line will be out of service for six months beginning Monday, a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman said.
A portion of one of San Francisco’s most popular tourist attractions will be shut down for six months, beginning in January.
San Francisco police on Monday said they were still trying to determine the motive for the stabbing of a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car operator.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a victim on a cable car in San Francisco’s Chinatown late Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said.