May 2010

Ferry Holiday Service on Memorial Day, May 31

May 26, 2010

From Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Golden Gate Transit Bus and Golden Gate Ferry will operate weekend/holiday service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. Take the Golden Gate Sausalito Ferry to the Sausalito Caledonia Street Spring Faire! On Sunday, May 30 from 11am to 6pm, the Faire will feature arts and crafts, live music, fine food […]

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TransLink name changes to Clipper on June 16

May 26, 2010

Apparently the name TransLink (which is almost self explanatory) was too generic so on June 16th, the TransLink system will become Clipper (which is way to peppy for morning travelers). Curious as to why I visited the TransLink web site and found the following here . Why is the name being changed? Now that the […]

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Video: Taking the Larkspur ferry to the Giants game.

May 25, 2010

This HAS to be the coolest way to go to a ball game EVER! The ferry docks AT the stadium. When the game is over you walk out the gate and back onto the ferry for the ride home. No bridges, no traffic. No kidding!

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Video: Mr. and Mrs. Duck visit Larkspur Landing

May 25, 2010

A pair of ducks check out the accommodations at Larkspur Landing. With luck they will nest near by and we’ll get treated to a column of ducklings some future morning.

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Baylink – Buses complete 4:45 & 6:00 PM departures 5-25-2010

May 25, 2010

From: City of Vallejo 5-25-2010 Buses will be servicing the 4:45 PM from Vallejo and the 6:00 PM from San Francisco departures due to a hydrolic problem on the Intintoli. The MV Vallejo is not available due to welding repairs.

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Baylink – Parking Lot Partial Closure Starts June 1, 2010

May 25, 2010

From: City of Vallejo Baylink Ferry Service A Pulic Notice regarding the partial ferry parking lot closure and work along Mare Island Way has been posted to the Baylink website. Please click the following link to view a copy of the notice. Parking Lot Closure Info (pdf)

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AC Transit to hold Hearings on Service Reductions

May 19, 2010

This is a special service announcement from the Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry Service. On Wednesday, May 26, AC Transit will hold public hearings at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at AC Transit’s offices at 1600 Franklin Street in Oakland. The hearings are intended to gather public comment on the proposal to implement additional bus service […]

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4:05 PM Vallejo and 5:15 SF departures replaced by buses 5/12

May 12, 2010

From City of Vallejo – Baylink Ferry Service << Due to mechanical problems with the INTINTOLI and the SOLANO hauled out for drydock, the 1605 Vallejo and 1715 SF Ferry Building departures will be replaced by Vallejo Transit buses. We apologize for the inconvenience.>>

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7:00 AM & 8:10 AM Ferry replaced by buses – May 11

May 11, 2010

From City of Vallejo – Baylink Ferry Service (At 7:04 AM) << Due to mechanical problems with the INTINTOLI waterjet control system, the 7AM Vallejo departure and the 810AM SF Ferry Building departures will be replaced by Vallejo Transit buses. We apologize for the inconvenience. >>

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Larkspur Ferry Running Early Morning Trips for Bay to Breakers, Sunday, May 16

May 10, 2010

From Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry is running extra early morning service on Sunday, May 16 for the ING Bay to Breakers race. Depart Larkspur at 5:45am, 6:30am, 7am, or 8:10am and arrive just steps from the starting line relaxed and ready to run! For more information, visit http://goldengateferry.org/events/baytobreakers.php […]

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