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Northbound traffic stopped on the Golden Gate Bridge following a multi-vehicle crash, April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Concrete Barrier Likely 2 Years Away

A long-awaited plan to install a moveable concrete barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is inching closer to reality, but government bureaucracy could delay the project until 2014.

11/12/2012

Crowds gather for the Giants parade. (CBS)

Bay Area Transit Braces For 1 Million Giants Parade Revelers

More than one million people are expected to pack into San Francisco Wednesday for the Giants’ ticker tape parade along Market St. in honor of the team’s Sunday night World Series win.

10/30/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Will Switch To Automated Tolling In Early 2013

Drivers who use the Golden Gate Bridge will experience a major change early next year, when human toll takers will be replaced by electronic tolling.

09/18/2012

Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Closer To Federal Funding

The Golden Gate Bridge just celebrated 75 years since its opening to the public in 1937, but after decades of wrangling there’s now positive movement in getting a suicide barrier built on the bridge.

05/28/2012

Golden Gate Ferry

Golden Gate Ferries To Have Full Service, Extra Boats After 1-Day Union Strike

A Golden Gate Bridge District official says ferry service will be in full swing with extra boats for the bridge’s 75th anniversary celebration despite a one-day labor union strike shut down the system on Saturday.

05/27/2012

Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden Gate Bridge

KCBS Cover Story: Men Who Gave Their Lives Building Golden Gate Bridge

It took more than engineering ingenuity to build the Golden Gate Bridge, which turns 75 this Sunday. It also took brave men willing to risk their lives, hundreds of feet above the Bay, to build one of the modern wonders of the world.

05/25/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Service Cancelled Over May Day Strike

The labor union that represents the Golden Gate Bridge District employees including ferry operators has called a strike for Tuesday morning.

04/30/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Bus, Ferry Service Modified For Doyle Drive Closure

Transbay 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.

04/26/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Contract Battle Sets Up Possible ‘Occupy’ Shutdown Attempt On Golden Gate Bridge

Unions are calling for a mass rally and action next Tuesday, the same day as the mass actions being called by local Occupy movement organizers.

04/25/2012

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Transit Ferries May Be Equipped With Wi-Fi By Summer

Golden Gate Transit may offer Wi-Fi service on their ferries by this summer if the agency’s board of directors approves a plan later this week.

04/25/2012

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