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ON OUR COVER April 2017 1-Apr-2017

PICYA has sponsored the Opening Day on the Bay Decorated Boat Parade since 1917. More...

Matson Reports Fourth-Quarter Revenue 1-Apr-2017

Oakland-based Matson, a leading container carrier in the shipping trades to Hawaii and Alaska, told shareholders that it had a profit of $19.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2016, a decrease from the $26.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. More...

Bay Area Welcomes First of Seven New Ferry Vessels 1-Apr-2017

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) last month christened the Hydrus, the first of seven new vessels to join the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet over the next three years. More...

Captain Trevor Hendron 1-Apr-2017

Trevor Hendron is no stranger to the sea. The first picture ever taken of him, when he was just four days old, was on a boat with his father and grandfather. More...

Let's Get Smarter About Rain 1-Apr-2017

This year, the Bay Area has been deluged with rain. After years of severe drought, we're not complaining. More...

Tahoe Is Coming to San Francisco! 1-Apr-2017

Aquarium of the Bay is excited to announce the newest addition to its aquatic family: Tahoe, a juvenile North American river otter. More...

Happy 100th Anniversary 1-Apr-2017

Sunday, April 23 (or 23APR17, as we sailors write it) is Opening Day on the Bay. More...

SolTrans Unveils New All-Electric and CNG Buses 1-Apr-2017

Solano County Transit (SolTrans) will begin phasing out eight of the older buses in its fleet of 50-plus vehicles to make room for two electric buses and six compressed natural gas (CNG) buses-vehicles that were unveiled at a ceremony in Vallejo last month. More...

Port of Oakland to Offer More Solar Power to Its Tenants 1-Apr-2017

By the end of 2020, the Port of Oakland's electrical utility will be offering nearly double the amount of solar power it currently offers to its 130-plus tenants. More...

27th Annual California Mille Celebrates Historic Italian Race 1-Apr-2017

Let's face it, many of us rely on the ferry because we just hate to endure that traffic jams and road rage of commuting by car. More...

$20 Million Approved for Ferry Terminal Expansion 1-Apr-2017

In March, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved the allocation of $20 million for an expansion project at the Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal. More...

WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES 1-Apr-2017

Stand Up Paddling Boarding is a very popular sport. More...

Around the Bay in April 2017 1-Apr-2017

The 2017 Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show and Marine Sports Expo will cruise into the historic Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor from April 6 to 9 for all things boating. More...

           
       
Bay Crossings' Publisher Joel Williams rides the ferries with Doug McConnell on Bay Area Backroads.       The Smart Cart