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Raise Fees for Parking, Not Riding the Ferry

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Like many transportation agencies across the country, the Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District is struggling with debt. In order to help offset the $87 million poured into a road reconstruction, today GGBHD will debate whether to raise rates for ferry riders. But there’s a better way, says David Edmondson of the Greater Marin blog: […]

Marin Cycling Booster Shifts Gears After 13 Years

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Deb Hubsmith, a cycling zealot whose political savvy blazed many North Bay bike paths over the past 13 years, will step down as advocacy director for the Marin County Bicycle Coalition to focus on the national Safe Routes to School program she founded. Hubsmith will remain an advisor to the Marin coalition while handing off […]

Cyclist Outcry Forces Delay on GG Bridge Speed Limit Vote

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Golden Gate Bridge directors today tabled their staff’s surprise proposal for a 10 mph speed limit for bicycles after outraged cycling advocates denounced the plan as everything from a “half-baked idea” to a “solution in search of a problem.” The bridge’s Building and Operating Committee received more than 60 complaints prior to the hearing, then […]

Cal Park Tunnel Opening Ceremony Sees Hundreds of Cyclists

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Hundreds of joyous Marin County cyclists pedaled through the Cal Park Hill tunnel Friday afternoon as officials cut the ribbon on a $27 million holiday present that supporters hailed as a national model for green transportation. The 124-year-old railroad tunnel, sealed after a fire in 1990, connects the Larkspur Ferry landing to San Rafael, trimming […]