Portions of Lincoln Boulevard in the Presidio will be closed next week as part of the ongoing project to replace Doyle Drive. Read More
While $5 million was recently pledged to help design the Golden Gate Bridge’s suicide deterrent system, the bridge district still needs to formally accept the money.
Next Friday, the district’s Board of Directors will officially complete the transaction. Read More
Unlike its 50th birthday in 1987, when over 800,000 people showed up to celebrate, the Golden Gate Bridge will not close down its roadway to celebrate its 75th Anniversary in 2012.
Security concerns, construction projects and other issues have led bridge officials to nix plans for a mass bridge walk, but the district is still planning to celebrate the iconic span’s 75th birthday in style. Read More
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will vote Friday on the proposed $3 toll for carpoolers.
The move, which would bring the Golden Gate Bridge in line with the Bay Area’s seven other bridges in terms of charging for car pools, will help the agency address a five-year projected budget shortfall of $132 million. Read More
A 12-hour closure of the southbound connection from the Golden Gate Bridge to U.S. Highway 1 and 19th Avenue will begin Friday at 10 p.m.
The closure is part of a traffic switch to a temporary bridge while an old portion of the bridge is demolished and rebuilt.
Depending on the weather, the closure could be delayed until 10 p.m. Saturday. Read More
Imagine pedaling a bicycle for nearly a month, traveling almost 4,000 miles during the peak of summer through every possible landscape, including deserts and mountain passes — while disabled. Sound difficult?
Not to hundreds of injured war veterans who fought enemy combatants in the Middle East and will be participating in a grueling cycling quest from San Francisco to Virginia that begins Saturday. Read More
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is holding the second of three open house informational meetings Tuesday evening to gather public input about proposed bus service reductions on commute routes and increased toll rates on the Golden Gate Bridge.
The open house is between 4 and 7 p.m. at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. Read More
One of the leading contenders to win today’s Emerald Across the Bay 12K is hometown favorite Crosby Freeman.
The resident of San Francisco’s Nob Hill was third in last year’s annual Sausalito to San Francisco race, finishing behind his Asics Aggie Running Club teammates Phillip Reid and Sergio Reyes. Reid won the race with a time of 35:57, beating Reyes, the 2007 and 2008 Emerald champion, by a slim three-second margin. Freeman followed, posting a time of 36:26. Read More
A $3 car pool toll on the Golden Gate Bridge moved a step closer to reality Thursday.
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Finance Committee approved a proposal to schedule public hearings in the next several months to alert local motorists about a plan to charge $3 for car pool crossings — which are currently free — and increase toll rates for trucks. Read More
Car poolers, motorcyclists and airport shuttles that currently cross the Golden Gate Bridge for free could soon be charged $3 in a move that will generate $2 million a year for the cash-strapped transit district. Read More