The Bay Area’s newest ferry service began carrying commuters between the East Bay and the Peninsula Monday, according to the San Francisco Water Emergency Transportation Authority.
Commuters on both sides of San Francisco Bay will have another option to get across the bay when a new ferry route begins running Monday.
The labor union that represents the Golden Gate Bridge District employees including ferry operators has called a strike for Tuesday morning.
The 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 is operating as normal on Friday after the union representing the system’s ticket agents had called for a strike.
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Mobile food carts will be making their way to the Larkspur Ferry Terminal beginning in May.
Fares on Golden Gate buses and ferries may go up, and free parking could disappear at the bridge district’s Larkspur lot, because of a budget shortfall.
A key committee of the Golden Gate Bridge District has given the green light to a plan that calls for fare increases and service reductions on its ferry system in hopes of reducing the agency’s multi-million dollar budget deficit.
Before there were bridges or BART, there were people on one side of San Francisco Bay who needed to get to the other. In this Good Question: When did the first ferries begin crossing the bay?