It’s normal to see big ships towering over Redwood City’s port — but they’re usually filled with bulk goods, not Champagne and caviar.
But that could change come the summer of 2013. Port leaders are exploring ways to attract mega-yachts to their harbor during the America’s Cup sailing race. It’s just one of several San Mateo County institutions seeking ways to profit off the event. Read More
The design team behind the long-delayed ferry terminal project at the Port of Redwood City has been given a simple goal: keep the project as inexpensive as possible.
With officials still trying to cobble together the money to build the terminal, the Water Emergency Transit Authority has hired consultant KPFF Consulting Engineers to create a conceptual design for the project that can be completed with minimal funding. Read More
An environmental review of a plan to replace two decrepit wharves at the Port of Redwood City notes the project may result in more than the allowed amount of air pollution at the site.
There are no obvious solutions to the problem either, Port Executive Director Mike Giari said. Read More
A proposed commuter ferry terminal and other Port of Redwood City expansions will be in jeopardy should voters approve an open-space measure in November, harbor officials have concluded.
The port administration opposes the Nov. 4 ballot Measure W, which would require a two-thirds public vote of Redwood City residents on all open-space development. Read More