A proposal to give a toll discount to shuttle companies traveling over the Golden Gate Bridge from the North Bay to San Francisco International Airport will be discussed at a public hearing Thursday. Read More
Monday was a typical busy afternoon on the Golden Gate Bridge. Tourists snapped photos and gawked at the cityscape, parents pushed strollers and held their kids’ hands, and joggers dodged and weaved through dense crowds.
But the span will feel much busier starting today, when the western sidewalk shuts down for four months and thousands of cyclists and pedestrians commingle. Read More
Bicyclists and pedestrians will get to know each other a whole lot better on the Golden Gate Bridge starting May 31, when the western sidewalk of the span is shutdown for construction.The sidewalk was originally slated for closure May 9, but the bridge district delayed the move. On Wednesday, the district announced the official shutdown date of the west sidewalk to be May 31, with the pathway opening back up again after four months. Read More
The latest head-on collision on the Golden Gate Bridge has advocates again calling for the installation of a median barrier on the span, but that project’s completion date has now been pushed back to 2013 — 18 months after it was originally supposed to be finished. Read More
Transit passengers traveling from the North Bay to San Francisco will have more travel options on Sundays.The Golden Gate Bridge District approved a pilot program to run express bus service down Highway 101 on Sundays. Currently, the district offers only one bus an hour for its Sunday service connecting Santa Rosa to San Francisco, a shortcoming that has led to overcrowding on the vehicles. Read More
Golden Gate Bridge officials agreed Thursday to put off deciding on a proposal to set a 10 mph speed limit for bicyclists on the bridge until more input can be gathered from the Bay Area cycling community. Read More
The Golden Gate Bridge District will hold the first of two public hearings Wednesday on the agency’s proposed five-year fare increase program.The bridge district, which manages maintenance on the historic span while also overseeing a ferry and bus fleet, has implemented some kind of transit fare increase every year since 1998. Read More