The City of Vallejo has stated that they will be transitioning their parking software services back to their original vendor, Parkmobile, effective December 1, 2019.
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Ferry News & Updates
On Monday, November 4th, 2019, the winter ferry schedule for San Francisco Bay Ferry will begin.
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors voted unanimously to establish a means-based fare program that would provide a fare discount for low-income riders on Golden Gate Transit regional bus routes and regular (non-special event) Golden Gate Ferry service. The means-based fare program is expected to begin in early 2020. The discounted fares will only be available to eligible passengers through the Clipper Card program.
San Francisco Bay Ferry is excited to announce that they will be offering FREE ferry tours in celebration of the Vallejo Waterfront Weekend! The tours will take place on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at various times and from both Mare Island and Vallejo. Tours are child-friendly and will be fun for the whole family.
For the 2019 Fall and Winter seasons, Larkspur Ferry is adjusting their weekday ferry schedule by eliminating the 11:40 AM departure out of Larkspur and the 12:25 PM departure out of SF.
On November 29, 2019, the Friday after Thankgsiving, the Larkspur Ferry will operate on a reduced schedule.
Ride Golden Gate Ferry from Larkspur to Chase Center for concerts and Warriors home games in 2019!
On Monday, September 23, 2019 Larkspur Ferry will begin running its fall schedule, which eliminates the trips departing Larkspur at 11:40 am and departing San Francisco at 12:25 pm
This summer, the vessels of Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) have been on a rotation of dry-docking for required maintenance and enhancements. Here are the latest improvements to our fleet:
The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) welcomed Vela, a new 445-passenger ferry, into the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet. Vela is the second of three new high-speed, high-capacity ferries that will primarily serve North Bay routes. A third ferry, Lyra, is expected to arrive in early 2020.
San Francisco Bay Ferry wants to ensure all passengers understand the policy for bringing animals aboard.
Golden Gate Ferry will be providing direct ferry service between the San Francisco Ferry Building and the 2019 Sausalito Art Festival this Labor Day Weekend – Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2, 2019.
Last week, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) was awarded a $5.9 million grant to help acquire a new high-speed ferry vessel that will enhance service reliability for its 2.5 million annual ferry riders. The newly announced funding will help Golden Gate Ferry increase its ferry fleet to eight passenger vessels.
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors voted unanimously on Friday, July 26, 2019, to set a public hearing to receive public comment on the establishment of “means-based fares” that would provide a fare discount for low-income riders on Golden Gate Transit regional bus routes and regular (non-special event) Golden Gate Ferry service. The public hearing is set for Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, in San Francisco.
On Sunday, August 11, 2019, due to the Giants game time change for television coverage, the Larkspur Giants Ferry departure time has changed as well.
Beginning in August 2019, all Vallejo Ferry monthly passes will feature security stickers to combat counterfeiting.
Golden Gate Transit has partnered with the Transit app to provide real-time bus arrival times to riders.
San Francisco Pride Parade & Celebration takes place this Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, and Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry can safely get you there!
San Francisco Bay Ferry will be piloting a summer weekend ferry service from Richmond to San Francisco starting on August 3, 2019.
On Wednesday, June 26, for the Giants day game, Golden Gate Ferry is notifying passengers that overflow parking will be available in the paved lot at the Village of Corte Madera shopping center, adjacent to Nordstrom’s.
The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is holding a Public Hearing on proposed fares for Chase Center ferry service from Alameda and Oakland. The Public Hearing will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Port of San Francisco, Pier 1, San Francisco.
Independence Day 2019 is quickly approaching and the Golden Gate Ferry service has announced their ferry schedules for both July 4th and July 5th days.
Golden Gate Ferry has added service from Larkspur to San Francisco for the LGBT Pride Parade & Celebration weekend on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30.
On July 1, 2019, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) will implement the fifth of five annual fare increases in accordance with the FY2015-2020 Fare Program adopted by the WETA…
On Monday, July 1, 2019, Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares will increase in accordance with a 5-year transit fare program approved by the District Board…
On Friday, May 31, the 448-passenger M.V. Golden Gate will be going out of service for about three months to have its main engines overhauled and for other required maintenance. The Golden Gate will…
A message from ATT PARK/ALAMEDA/OAKLAND Hello. We have a new departure time for San Francisco Bay Ferry service to weeknight Giants games at Oracle Park from Oakland and Alameda effective…
On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors approved the setting of a public hearing for Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 9:30…
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry will operate the following services: GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT BUS Regional Routes 30, 40, 70 & 101: HOLIDAY service…