Posts Tagged "golden gate bridge"

Northbound BART train in Marin County leaving Sausalito (February, 1961)

1961, a northbound BART train leaves Sausalito… in rendering form. Image credit: Eric Fischer A lot of people wish the Bay Area’s widely popular rapid transit system would extend northwest into Marin; it’s a topic that has been discussed among Bay Area commuters and politicians since the 1940’s. So why hasn’t it happened?  SF.Curbed recently covered the […]

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Image credit: David Yu 511CC’s 2012 Year in Review From the Caldecott Tunnel breakthrough to Bay Area transit agencies celebrating milestones for service, 2012 was a great year for biking, transit and transportation. Here are some of this year’s top stories. Top Tweets Some of our most popular tweets (number of link clicks) in 2012 […]

Golden gate bridge

Sunday, May 27th, will mark a significant day for the Bay Area as the Golden Gate Bridge will celebrate its 75th Anniversary! The nationally recognized landmark’s huge milestone will come with a lot of festivities and celebration. Photo credit: praphulm In honor of this historic achievement a grand Golden Gate Festival will be on be […]

[Photo by Chealion] Beginning July 1st, 2010 carpoolers will be charged a $2.50 – $3.00 toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge. According to the San Francisco Chronicle: The bridge district’s board of directors on Friday [May 28, 2010] voted unanimously, and with little discussion, to charge tolls to carpoolers, who will also begin paying […]