Ridership on the San Francisco Bay Ferry nearly doubled on Saturday between Oakland, Alameda and San Francisco, ferry officials said.
It was a party getting into San Francisco for Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade. Paradegoers were in a raucous, good mood as they crowded onto BART trains, ferries, and Caltrains heading to The City.
Sinbad’s, an iconic restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront, is refusing to leave its property even though the Port needs the space to build new ferry piers and now faces an eviction notice.
The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.
The United States Coast Guard is looking into what caused a ferry to crash into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday.
A one-day strike by Golden Gate Transit ferry captains was affecting both ferry and bus commuter service between Marin County and San Francisco Friday.
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District ferry captains Thursday morning announced a one-day strike planned for Friday that will shut down the agency’s ferry service for the day.
Golden Gate Bridge District announced 50 of its workers will be going on a one-day labor strike beginning Tuesday morning, but the bridge itself will remain open and that bus and ferry service won’t be impacted.
Police and firefighters responded Sunday night to the Martinez Marina to a fire on the pier.
Bay Area commuter ferry service will likely be expanding in the coming years with Richmond a likely candidate as the next place to offer service to San Francisco.