SF Bay Ferry's Re-schedule After BART Strike Ends

MarineLink.com
Monday, July 08, 2013
Image courtesy of SF Bay Ferry

With the ending of the BART workers' strike, SF Bay Ferry say they were pleased to do their part, having carried triple the number of commute passengers.

Boats carried more than 54,000 passengers‹triple their pre-strike daily average. Below is a cumulative overview of total SF Bay Ferry ridership from July 1-3, 2013.

UPDATED SCHEDULE:

  • This weekend, July 6 and 7, SF Bay Ferry will be running regular weekend service between Vallejo and San Francisco, and between Alameda Main Street, Oakland, and San Francisco. There will be no service to Harbor Bay or South San Francisco.
  • AT&T Park service will be running between Vallejo and AT&T Park, and Alameda Main Street, Oakland and AT&T Park for the Giants vs. Dodgers games this weekend.
  • Normal SF Bay Ferry service resumes Monday, July 8.

Quotes from Ernest Sanchez, Manager, Public Information & Marketing, SF Bay Ferry:
1.     ³The ferry system, both the Golden Gate and San Francisco Bay Ferry, proved how critical they are to the Bay Area¹s transportation infrastructure,² said Sanchez.  ³Based on our performance during this event, the Bay Area public can be confident that we will be there to provide a vital transportation link, whether that¹s a during normal operations, a strike, a natural disaster, or a bridge closure.²  
2.     ³Our ferry operator, the Blue & Gold fleet, did a superb job in serving our passengers. They worked incredibly long hours under challenging circumstances. They demonstrate the true meaning of public-private partnership.²
3.     ³We will resume normal weekend service on Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7, and normal weekday operations on Monday, July 8.²
 

 

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