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June 2006

511 Rideshare to Reward Commuters Who Share the Ride

With retail gasoline prices hitting $3 a gallon statewide, the 511 Regional Rideshare Program is joining forces with Safeway to kick off an incentive campaign for commuters who share the ride to work. More...

West Approach to Bay Bridge Enters Critical Phase

Driving across the Bay Bridge into San Francisco? Then get ready for another twist in the road ó and more prolonged ramp and lane closures ó as Caltrans embarks on the next major stage in its delicate retrofit-by-replacement of the Bay Bridge West Approach. More...

June 2006 Around the Bay

Classic cars like Lotus, Ferrari and Jaguar, some vehicles date to pre-World War I, will be racing on the world-famous road course at the Infineon Raceway. More...

View from the Helm: Family Portrait

All of us were aware of the unusual weather. In a month when we normally begin enjoying the blossoming of the trees and the warmth of the spring sun, about the time we are packing up our winter clothes and pulling out our summer clothes, we were still pulling our coats snugly around us and walking with our heads down to avoid the sting of the rain and the cold wind. More...

June Boating Events

Tall Ship 3-day Womenís Challenge begins -- an adventure trip for women that explores ocean sailing in and beyond the San Francisco Bay. More...

A Proper Inauguration

Gardening and boating donít usually go hand-in-hand. However, on the 90th annual Opening Day on the Bay celebration, it was gardening that got me an invitation on board the Pacific Inter Club Yacht Association committee boat. More...

Blue Greenway

San Francisco city agencies, along with business and residents in The Cityís southeast sector, have exciting plans for the 13 miles of waterfront stretching from AT&T Park, adjacent McCovey Cove to Monster Park. Their shared vision, which has been dubbed the Blue Greenway, calls for a shared-use (pedestrian and bicyclist) pathway, dotted with open, green spaces, improved bay access points and public art displays. More...

Solar Ferry Contract Sets Sail

A solar ferry is one step closer to landing in San Francisco Bay, although its path continues to be the source of rumors and muttered questions. More...

Ferry Building Line Debuts

Recreational ferry service is now available from the Ferry Building. The newly minted Ferry Building Line, an offshoot of waterfront stalwart the Red & White Fleet, has scheduled three 90-minute cruises weekdays with four on weekends for the summer season. The Ferry Building Line is the first to offer such service from the Ferry Building. More...

ON OUR COVER

Personal trainer Claudia Berman (claudia@physicalbliss.com) rides a bike in San Franciscoís Bernal Park -- just one of the places in the Bay Area where people ride, hike & enjoy urban and bay views. Photo by Loren Earle-Cruickshanks. See his photography at www.lecphoto.com More...