Cable Cars

Century-old cable cars get wet-weather upgrade

For more than a century, cable car operators and gripmen (and now…

 

First female competitor to join in cable car bell-ringing contest

For 52 years, San Francisco’s historic cable car bells have musically rung…

 

Muni hopes to defend title at international bus ‘Road-eo’

San Franciscans celebrate city pride in many ways, from lauding the three-time…

 

Last of Muni’s 1980’s-era clunker trains will be scrapped

If it runs on rails in San Francisco, it might be immortal.…

San Francisco native becomes third-ever female cable car gripman

It’s Women’s History Month, and in one small corner of San Francisco,…

Cable cars stand still for operator’s funeral, family seeks funds

Reynaldo Morante spent the last years of his life making San Francisco's…

Cable cars replaced by shuttles due to rain

All San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car lines are being served by…

Rain drowns iconic cable cars out of service

The City's iconic cable cars have survived earthquakes, replacement campaigns, and 140-plus…

SFMTA vote may make Powell Street carless

Part of Powell Street may soon be closed to automobiles, in an…

The cables used by ‘cable cars’ are fraying, prompting car ban on Powell

More than 55,000 feet of taut steel cables run underneath San Francisco.…

New safety measures to protect cable car operators on the way, pledge SFPD and SFMTA

San Francisco’s famous moving landmarks have long climbed “halfway to the stars,”…

Picture Box: Cable Cars

Cable car conductors and grip men working at the Powell and Market Streets…

SF cable car safety troubles discussed by District 3 candidates

In the wake of recent injuries to two cable car operators who…

Cable Car bell ringing contest dings Thursday

The familiar “ding, ding, ding!” of The City’s iconic cable cars will…

San Francisco cable car accidents costs millions

In this city of innumerable tourist attractions, the clanging, hill-conquering cable cars…

Cable car service restored

Cable car service on the Powell-Hyde and Powell-Mason lines was restored this…