TITLE

What a Way to Start a Day!

AUTHOR(S)
Palm, Kristin
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Planning;May2006, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Golden Gate Ferry service as an alternative form of transportation in San Francisco, California. Significantly, the commuter ferries have regularly transported fifty million passengers since the Bay Bridge was opened in 1936. Other localities within the Bay Area have revived their ferry service to provide another form of transportation to passengers. Significantly, the Regional Measure Act 2 has been passed wherein it raises the toll fee on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges. INSET: Northwest Passage.
ACCESSION #
20708433

 

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