Prototype Wind-Powered Ferry Technology Could Lead To Greener SF Bay TransportationA prototype wind-powered ferry boat being developed on the San Francisco Bay could eventually lead to bay transportation that uses less fuel and produces fewer greenhouse gases.
Bay Bridge Closure Survival GuideThe long-awaited changeover from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the newly-constructed suspension will force a 5-day closure leading up the anticipated September 3 opening. The Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, August 28, through 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. So what alternatives to commuters have over Labor Day weekend?
Parade Packed Bay Area Transit Agencies To CapacityBART, Caltrain, Muni and Golden Gate ferries all saw huge crowds as revelers headed to San Francisco for the Giants victory parade.
Golden Gate Ferry Service Cancelled Over May Day StrikeThe labor union that represents the Golden Gate Bridge District employees including ferry operators has called a strike for Tuesday morning.
Golden Gate Bus, Ferry Service Modified For Doyle Drive ClosureTransbay buses across the Golden Gate Bridge will follow modified routes, and ferries between Marin and San Francisco will run more frequently, during the upcoming weekend closure of Doyle Drive.
Bay Area Ferry, Bus, Bridge Union Members Rally To End Labor DisputeThe Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition rallied along the Embarcadero as part of a contract dispute that affects union members who work with the ferries, buses and Golden Gate Bridge and roads.
Years Of Fare Hikes Likely Coming To North Bay FerriesThe Golden Gate Bridge District is well on its way to increasing fares 5% on its ferries come July. But transit experts have said that riders will feel the real pinch several years down the road.
Heavier Passengers Weigh Down Bay Area Ferries, Tour BoatsThe Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they're in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country's increasingly heavier population.
Golden Gate Ferry Service Running As Usual, Strike CancelledGolden Gate Ferry Service is operating as normal on Friday after the union representing the system's ticket agents had called for a strike.
Golden Gate Bridge Bus, Ferry Fares IncreaseFares will be going up starting on Friday for those who use the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to commute.
Golden Gate Transit Commuters Could Soon Pay MoreThe Golden Gate Bridge District Board is scheduled to vote later this month on a proposal to raise fares for its bus and ferry riders.