March 2010

M.V. Napa Running on 3 Engines Remainder of this Week

March 30, 2010

The M.V. Napa will be operating on 3 engines for the remainder of this week. This may cause a 5-10 minute delay on Larkspur Ferry trips served by this vessel. Trips operated by the M.V. Mendocino will NOT be affected. For complete ferry schedules and trip planning assistance, visit www.goldengate.org or call 511 (say “Golden Gate Transit,” then […]

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Video Larkspur Ferry arrives

March 26, 2010

I shot this video of the Larkspur Ferry arriving from San Francisco. This is the 5:20 “slow” boat and there is a large group of people who meet most nights on the back of the boat.

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Web site offers stunning view of the bay

March 26, 2010

There are many thousands of web cams around the world, but none offers quite this nice of a view. At WebMarin.com you will find a live view of the bay (when not foggy or dark) that will remind you of why you are riding the ferry to work instead of sitting in a car on […]

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Kids under 12 ride free on the Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry on Friday evenings

March 23, 2010

Kids under 12 ride free on the Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry on Friday evenings. Take them into the city at 5:05 PM ferry and return on the 7:35pm boat. Click here for more information (pdf).

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Take the Giants Ferry from Larkspur to all Giants home games

March 23, 2010

Take the Giants Ferry from Larkspur to all Giants home games this season and arrive at AT&T Park just steps away from all the action, right outside the centerfield entrance. Service begins on Thursday, April 1st with the Exhibition game against the Oakland As! (Please note: ferry departure time changed to 6:05pm on April 1st […]

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Muni Eliminiates Free Transfers for GGF Customers Effective April 1

March 22, 2010

Several months ago the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (Muni) initiated a change to eliminate free round trip Muni transfers currently offered to Golden Gate Ferry riders. This change was initiated to create a more equitable and consistent policy across all transit operators that link with Muni. Beginning Thursday, April 1, 2010, a new fare agreement will […]

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UPDATED — 5:20 Larkspur Ferry Reinstated

March 22, 2010

Updated @ 4:50 pm on Monday, March 22, 2010 Larkspur Ferry Notice: 5:20pm SF-Larkspur Trip REINSTATED Monday, March 22, 2010 Maintenance on the M.S. Sonoma has been completed and the 5:20pm ferry departure from San Francisco to Larkspur will NOW OPERATE AS SCHEDULED. We appreciate your patience! For complete ferry schedules, visit our Ferry Schedules […]

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Golden Gate Bridge Photo in the evening from the bay.

March 22, 2010

My wife rides the ferry almost every day to and from work. Recently, while most others were busy staring at their phones and texting, she snapped this wondeful photo to share with me. I thought I’d share it with you too.

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Hello San Francisco

March 20, 2010

Greetings! And welcome to San Francisco Ferry Riders. We built this site so that the people who ride the ferries of San Francisco bay every day would have a place to share a little bit more of their lives with their fellow passengers. We thought it would be fun if there was a place to […]

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