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ON OUR COVER August 2017 1-Aug-2017

An event at the plaza across from San Francisco's historic Ferry Building on June 28 marked the start of an ambitious five-city buildout spree for the GoBike bike share network. More...

June Volume Sets Record at Port of Oakland 1-Aug-2017

The month of June was a record-setter at the Port of Oakland, as it handled the equivalent of 80,253 full 20-foot containers. That broke the previous all-time record of 78,326 containers set in June 2006. More...

Project Engineer John Gray 1-Aug-2017

There was a time when John Gray rode the Golden Gate Ferry as a means of getting into the city, not thinking twice about what went on behind the helm. More...

There are Better Answers than Tunnels for Our Water Woes 1-Aug-2017

Governor Jerry Brown claims to be an environmental leader. He recently basked in the international spotlight, proclaiming California as a climate leader. More...

'Rocky' Harris, Longtime Ferry Captain, Dies at 68 1-Aug-2017

Robert "Rocky" Dennis Harris, a longtime captain for the Harbor Bay Ferry, died Tuesday, June 27 after a long bout with lung cancer. He was 68 years old. More...

Bridge-Toll Ballot Measure Moves Forward 1-Aug-2017

Following weeks of intensive advocacy in the Bay Area and Sacramento, the California Assembly's Transportation Committee last month approved a bill that could lead to $4.2 billion in new funding to help ease the Bay Area's traffic and commuter nightmare. More...

A CUP OF JOE 1-Aug-2017

Why is coffee sometimes referred to as "a cup of joe"? Well, there's a nautical story that many people think is the origin of the expression. More...

GoBike Network Set for Rapid Expansion 1-Aug-2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company, regional officials and scores of community members joined forces on June 28 in San Francisco to launch the region's new bike share system, Ford GoBike. More...

S.F. Pilot Program Targets Cigarette Butts 1-Aug-2017

San Francisco's Sunset and Richmond neighborhoods stepped up the city's ever more comprehensive environmental protection efforts last month with a six-month pilot project aiming to eliminate tens of thousands of cigarette butts from the waste stream. More...

Recreational Boating Coming to Redwood City 1-Aug-2017

California Canoe & Kayak (CC&K) is coming to the Port of Redwood City to operate a retail store for the sale of kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and related water recreation equipment and to offer kayak rentals and lessons. The company anticipates putting close to 4,000 people a year on the water. More...

New Parking Restrictions at Harbor Bay Terminal 1-Aug-2017

For residents adjacent to the Harbor Bay ferry terminal, the City will be addressing spillover parking in their neighborhoods starting August 1, when new parking restrictions take effect. More...

KDFC's Dianne Nicolini Brightens Our Commute 1-Aug-2017

Many ferry commuters surely enjoy listening to KDFC on weekday mornings against the scenic backdrop of their nautical commute. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES August 2017 1-Aug-2017

Paddling under the full moon is enchanting! Typically the water is calm and glassy on the Oakland Estuary at night and the city lights and sounds add to the ambiance. More...

Around the Bay in August 2017 1-Aug-2017

The second annual World Dog Surfing Championships will take place on August 5 at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica. More...