A public hearing will be held Thursday to discuss potential fare increases for Golden Gate ferry users.The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, which oversees ferry operations between the North Bay and San Francisco, is facing a five-year shortfall of $87 million. Read More
Ferry passengers traveling from the North Bay to San Francisco could soon be facing a more expensive commute.The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is proposing a $65 premium monthly fee at its Larkspur parking lot. It is also moving forward with a proposal to increase fares by 5 percent for passengers who use the Clipper card to pay for their ferry service. Read More
Golden Gate Ferry service will run on its regular schedule this morning, transit officials announced.The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District initially canceled Larkspur and Sausalito ferry service early this morning in response to a potential one-day strike by ticket agents. Read More
Ferry commuters travelling between the North Bay and San Francisco will be left stranded today due to a one-day strike by Golden Gate ferry ticket takers.With their contract that expired at midnight on June 30, the Inland Boatmen’s Union has made indications it will take a one-day strike for the Friday ferry commute, according to Golden Gate Ferry spokeswoman Mary Currie. Read More
Golden Gate Ferry customers now have new automated ticket vending machines to purchase transit fares, although the technology comes at the expense of seven district employees.
There are four ticking vending machines at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, two at the Sausalito Ferry Landing, and six at the San Francisco Ferry Terminal. The soft launch of the ticket vending machines began today. Read More
Bay Area public transportation riders are now able to use the long-awaited Clipper Card program on San Mateo County Transit District services, a district spokeswoman said.SamTrans, which has buses serving San Francisco, Palo Alto, and San Mateo County, began accepting Clipper Cards this week. The Clipper program offers refillable cards for riders to use on several Bay Area transportation services, district spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said in a statement. Read More
Golden Gate Ferry passengers travelling between San Francisco and Larkspur will notice some scheduling changes on Tuesday.Nearly half of the agency’s 41 daily trips between the two sites will be tweaked, including the elimination of three routes and the consolidation of two others. The alterations will only be temporary, as the district plans on restoring full service by April 1 for the busier summer season. Read More