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A Ferry for Oyster Point

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transit Authority dreams of a bright day in the future when many points all around the Bay will be accessible via an expanded ferry network that would carry many more passengers, make more effective connections to buses and rail, and generally be regarded as a serious alternative to … Continue reading

Best Wishes for 2008 from BART: Extra Service, Higher Fares

Okay, let’s get the bad news out of the way first. Starting January 1, 2008, BART fares will increase 5.4%, between 10 and 30 cents, depending on the trip. The minimum fare will rise from $1.40 to $1.50. The good news is that also starting January 1, we’ll be seeing substantial service increases. The previous … Continue reading

Leaving the “Transit” Out of Transit-Oriented Development

An article in the Chronicle today discussed the possibility of building homes on 1,433 acres of Peninsula bayshore land. The land, located in Redwood City near the crossing of Highways 101 and 84, is currently used by Cargill Inc. for salt production that the company plans on phasing out. At this point, no official plans … Continue reading


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