Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Golden Gate Bridge

SFBC: Golden Gate Bridge Bike/Ped Toll “Out of Sync With Bay Area Values”

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A toll for people walking and biking across the Golden Gate Bridge will be considered for study tomorrow by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District’s Board of Directors. The SF Bicycle Coalition is calling on sustainable transportation advocates to oppose the fee, calling it an tired idea that would discourage walking and biking. […]
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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: […]

Ferries on the Bay

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Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of reports from Chris Carlsson on the history of transit in the Bay Area. There are thousands of people using ferries on the San Francisco Bay these days, so it’s hard to remember that ferry service died out for several decades. Of course the long history […]