Golden Gate Bridge

(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Golden Gate Bridge’s parking lots to be closed over Thanksgiving weekend

Residents and visitors take note: both parking lots at either side of…

 

(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Pedestrian side of Golden Gate Bridge to undergo weekend repairs, partial closures

Scheduled roadway light replacements may interrupt weekend pedestrian activity on the eastern…

 

The Golden Gate Bridge suicide net is estimated to cost more than $200 million. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

MTC helps close $120 million funding gap for Golden Gate Bridge suicide net

Cost projections for a long-proposed suicide net on the Golden Gate Bridge…

 

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District may hire five new bridge patrol officers to help prevent people from committing suicide there. (Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner)

As suicide net faces delays, Golden Gate Bridge may see new patrol officers

The Golden Gate Bridge may hire five new bridge patrol officers to…

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District may hire five new bridge patrol officers to help prevent people from committing suicide there. (Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner)
(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Despite efforts, Golden Gate Bridge traffic may be unsolvable

Despite recent efforts like the installation of a movable median barrier, the…

(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)
A suicide net for the Golden Gate Bridge is now expected to cost double the initial estimate. (Cindy Chew/2007 S.F. Examiner)

Golden Gate Bridge suicide net faces more delays as projected costs could double

Golden Gate Bridge officials are on the cusp of snagging more time…

A suicide net for the Golden Gate Bridge is now expected to cost double the initial estimate. (Cindy Chew/2007 S.F. Examiner)
According to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, collisions at the toll plaza of the bridge have gone up since the new “zipper” movable lane barrier was introduced. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Golden Gate Bridge may remove toll plaza after 84 drivers crash into it

Drivers are crashing into the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza more than…

According to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, collisions at the toll plaza of the bridge have gone up since the new “zipper” movable lane barrier was introduced. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A committee of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District passed a motion to keep service on the Route No. 8 as it is. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Golden Gate Transit bus route saved by zealous riders

Regional bus riders were relieved Thursday after a Golden Gate Transit bus…

A committee of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District passed a motion to keep service on the Route No. 8 as it is. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Golden Gate Bridge suicide net is estimated to cost more than $200 million. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

More young people attempting suicide at Golden Gate Bridge, says district

Young people are increasingly drawn to San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge…

The Golden Gate Bridge suicide net is estimated to cost more than $200 million. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District wants to move forward with plans to install a safety net on the Golden Gate Bridge, but the district needs to hire four engineers first.

Golden Gate Bridge seeks suicide barrier engineers in 2016-17 budget

The Golden Gate Bridge will soon gain a new safety net to…

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District wants to move forward with plans to install a safety net on the Golden Gate Bridge, but the district needs to hire four engineers first.
(Eric Risberg/AP file photo)

To ease traffic terror, Golden Gate Bridge parking closed Memorial Day weekend

Local transit agencies and others will close parking lots at both ends…

(Eric Risberg/AP file photo)
AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday

Parking restricted at Golden Gate Bridge on Easter weekend

Personal vehicle parking will be closed in lots at each end of…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday

GG Bridge lanes will be reconfigured to alleviate traffic

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District has elected to reconfigure…

Assemblyman Phil Ting, right, co-authored legislation that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday prohibiting the state from charging pedestrians and bicyclists from being tolled on bridges. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Governor signs bill banning bridge sidewalk tolls

What started as an outcry from pedestrian and bike advocates is now…

Assemblyman Phil Ting, right, co-authored legislation that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday prohibiting the state from charging pedestrians and bicyclists from being tolled on bridges. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Assemblymember Phil Ting is co-author of a bill that would prohibit charging pedestrians and bicyclists tolls on bridges. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Advocates urge Brown to sign ban on charging walkers, bikes on state bridges

Among a bevy of bills awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature is AB…

Assemblymember Phil Ting is co-author of a bill that would prohibit charging pedestrians and bicyclists tolls on bridges. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Doyle Drive approach to GG Bridge opens ahead of schedule

Doyle Drive in San Francisco reopened at 9 p.m. Sunday, eight hours…

Saint Francis Electric employees work inside of a tunnel on wires to help keep out moisture and pests inside the ducts on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Doyle Drive closure slated for Thursday through Monday

Doyle Drive, San Francisco’s historic approach to the Golden Gate Bridge, will…

Saint Francis Electric employees work inside of a tunnel on wires to help keep out moisture and pests inside the ducts on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Coast Guard rescues six people after canoe capsizes by Golden Gate Bridge south tower

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued six people when their outrigger canoe capsized…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoThe clock above the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza can be seen in this December 2009 file photo. The clock was reinstalled over the weekend after being refurbished over the past eight months.

Golden Gate Bridge clock returns to toll plaza

The Art Deco clock on the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza was…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoThe clock above the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza can be seen in this December 2009 file photo. The clock was reinstalled over the weekend after being refurbished over the past eight months.