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
The Port of San Francisco is ranked among the highest risk ports in the nation, as it’s located at the mouth of the Golden Gate Bridge landmark. The designation helps The City obtain federal homeland security funding for equipment to better protect the waters. The most recent spending includes $1.16 million for a 44-foot, twin engine catamaran. 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
The parents of a Danville girl believed to have jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge last week thanked the community for its support on Friday and announced a public celebration of the girl's life. Read More
The 75th anniversay plans for the Golden Gate Bridge were revealed Friday, and they will be anchored by a two-day festival over Memorial Day weekend in 2012.
A new visitors' pavilion will be built in the current parking lot, and renovations will be made to the existing facilities at one of the world's most recognizable 1.2-mile stretch of road. Read More
Big plans are afoot for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary next year, and on Friday some big names will hold a press conference at the district headquarters to discuss details of the festivities on tap.
Larry Baer, team president of the San Francisco Giants, and Nancy Hellman Bechtle, chair of the Presidio Trust, will be on hand along with bridge district officials to give a rundown of all the plans for famous span’s 75th birthday. Read More
Missing Danville teenager Allison 'Alliy' Bayliss may have committed suicide by leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said Wednesday.
The California Highway Patrol said Wednesday new evidence reveals that Bayliss was seen walking onto the bridge earlier this week, but was not seen leaving the span, implying that she may have jumped. Read More
Additional search and rescue personnel have been brought into the search for a missing 15-year-old Danville girl whose bike was found Tuesday morning near the Golden Gate Bridge, a National Park Service spokesman said. Read More
A missing Danville girl’s bike has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, and a large-search is under way for her Tuesday morning, a National Park Service spokesman said. Allison Bayliss, 15, was last seen by her parents riding her bike around 8 a.m. Monday at San Ramon Valley High School, Danville police said. Her parents later reported her missing, and Danville police said they considered her to be at-risk. A sheriff’s search-and-rescue team began a search for her. 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