Latest News

ON OUR COVER 1-Mar-2019

Originally planned to begin in 2023, ferry traffic from Treasure Island is now due to start in 2021, which is when the first units of a giant new housing and commercial development will be ready for occupancy. More...

Oakland Gains New Cranes While San Francisco Appoints New Cargo Team Leader 1-Mar-2019

In anticipation of handling a new generation of mega-container vessels, the Port of Oakland's largest terminal plans to install three 300-foot-tall gantry cranes late next year. More...

Garry Mason 1-Mar-2019

For more than two years now, Garry Mason has been working as a deckhand on ferry boats throughout the San Francisco Bay. More...

From the Front Lines Fighting Industrial Polluters 1-Mar-2019

One day in 2011, Baykeeper staff was on a regular patrol of San Francisco Bay in our boat-when we came across something awful. More...

New Twist in Ferry Accident Probe as Human Error Becomes Probable Cause 1-Mar-2019

Previously, human error was not believed to be a factor in last November's ferry boat accident in which two passengers suffered minor injuries when Golden Gate Ferry's MS San Francisco rammed a dock at the San Francisco Ferry Building. More...

Richmond Plans Bridge-to-Ferry Route 1-Mar-2019

A plan is underway to establish a bike- and pedestrian-friendly route from San Francisco to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. More...

Ferry Questions Answered 1-Mar-2019

Ferry Q&A is where you can have your questions about Bay Area ferry service answered by the professionals who speak for the ferry systems on a daily basis. More...

Treasure Island Ferry: The Devil Is in the Details 1-Mar-2019

Facing an accelerated deadline for the start of Treasure Island ferry service, transit planners are hastening to hammer out a scheme for regular ferry runs between the island and San Francisco's Ferry Building. More...

MTC Sponsors Climate-Change Art Contest 1-Mar-2019

Bay Area youth ages 13 to 23 are invited to participate in a photo and video contest launched last month by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG). More...

International Ocean Film Festival Returns to Bay Area 1-Mar-2019

"One who was born by the ocean or has associated with it cannot ever be quite content away from it for very long," wrote John Steinbeck in his classic The Log from the Sea of Cortez. More...

Become a 2019 Partner Dockwalker 1-Mar-2019

Dockwalkers are volunteers who are trained to engage members of the public and the boating community to adopt clean boating practices. More...

Sasha De Sola to Soar as Aurora in SF Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty 1-Mar-2019

Sasha De Sola, a principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, will again be in the limelight as she takes the stage as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. More...

Around the Bay in March 2019 1-Mar-2019

In their ninth season of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall's extraordinary rotunda, Dancers' Group and World Arts West continue their partnership to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. More...

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