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On the Market: Stunning Comstock One-Bedroom Lists for a Stunning $2.495M

The most expensive one-bedroom on the market right now is at the Comstock in Nob Hill. With floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Coit Tower, it feels more like a live-in observation deck....

Wait, Why Is X-Men: Apocalypse Going To Feature A Giant Spaceship?

Over the last 15 years, moviegoers have seen a lot of weird things happen in the X-Men movies, from skeletons being covered with an indestructible metal, to the Golden Gate bridge being ripped from its hinges, to time travel. However,...Show More Summary

Night Flight Over San Francisco

It’s not often you get to see a night flight over the city, but this one in HD is pretty awesome. They did a great job shooting the airport (SFO), which is not usually allowed. The Golden Gate Bridge and … Continue reading ?

Honolulu Clipper: 1939

Aug. 28, 1939. "Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco. General Motors exhibit of GMC trucks with Pan American Airways Clipper Ship at Treasure Island. Bay Bridge in background." The Boeing 314 flying boat Honolulu Clipper. 8x10 Agfa negative from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

San Francisco, 1960s

last monthVehicles / Cars :

Richard C. Clark’s father – also named Richard C. Clark – at one point served as the public relations manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, and as such had pretty much unlimited access to the bridge. Richard the younger said he recalls getting to go to the top of the north tower as a kid, […]

The Peltzman Effect on the Golden Gate

A safety barrier on the median was just installed on the Golden Gate Bridge; unintended consequences follow. …in the days since the more secure movable median barrier was installed, the average speed of drivers on the approach from the north has jumped even though the speed limit was lowered from 55 to 45 miles per […]

Oddly Soothing: Plugging Pylons on the Golden Gate Bridge

last monthHumor : Neatorama

(Video Link) Like the bricklaying video I posted a couple years ago, there's something calming and appealing about watching someone become, through practice, the master of a skill you might not think of. This employee of the Golden Gate Bridge Transportation District can plug pylons into holes made for them along the Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Oakland Project Nixes McMansions; Uber Flouting CA Law

Photo via Sergio Ruiz · Golden Gate Bridge barrier leads to rampant speeding · Big Oakland housing proposal revived, sans McMansions · Uber suspends drivers who properly register cars · BART board urges nixing $70K fine on 2014 protesters ·...

Oh No, Hollywood Attacks SF Once Again: “PIXELS” Coming July 24th – Golden Gate Bridge in Jeopardy, Again – Sandler!

TweetThis PIXELS movie looks absolutely dreadful already: I decided that PIXELS will be a horrible movie after seeing this teaser poster and then reading about 14 words into this description: When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth using the games as models for their various […]

A Nerve-Wracking Video of a Worker in a Moving Truck Expertly Placing Lane Markers by Hand on the Golden Gate Bridge

last monthHumor : Laughing Squid

A bridge worker sitting in a moving truck places temporary lane pylons on the Golden Gate Bridge by hand as traffic whizzes by in this nerve-wracking video from the Golden Gate Transportation District. The worker’s accuracy is quite remarkable (to say nothing of fearless manner in which he reaches his arm out into traffic.) Fortunately […]

Two runners unite in matrimony in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge

How COOL is this elopement? How utterly badass is it to say, "We're going to split up and then run to meet each other and get married. And let's do it on the Golden Gate Bridge, 'k?" That's what Joe and Carmen did when they got married last summer in San Francisco.

Gotta love modern engineering (and how the Golden Gate Bridge just got a lot safer for everyone)

Zipping along the Golden Gate Bridge The iconic Golden Gate Bridge has always been dangerous for commuters: Since 1970, there here have been 128 head-on collisions on the bridge, resulting in 16 deaths, according to Clemens. This week,...Show More Summary

Watch A Truck Literally Zip Up The New Median On The Golden Gate Bridge

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Golden Gate Bridge just got the new median it so desperately needed to prevent head-on collisions, but one neat feature about it is that it moves. Well, not on its own. It needs a truck to do that, and specifically, it needs what's known as a "zipper truck." And it's called that because it makes the median actually look like a big zipper. Read more...

A ‘Road Zipper’ Truck Moving 1500-Pound Median Barriers on the Golden Gate Bridge

2 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Last weekend the Golden Gate Bridge was closed to allow installation of a new safety barrier between northbound and southbound lanes on the San Francisco Bay Area landmark. A key aspect of the $30 million system is the Road Zipper–a highly specialized truck built by Lindsay Transportation Solutions that can rapidly shift the barrier one […]

AM Linkage: Close Calls with Drones; Photos of a Deserted Golden Gate

Incredible moment on Golden Gate Bridge. #GGB - no traffic with barrier!— Caltrans District 4 (@CaltransD4) January 11, 2015 · Monday vigil set for Hayes Valley homicide victims · California leads nation in drone close calls · Black lives...

The Golden Gate Bridge Gets the Massive Median Mover It Needed

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After a marathon weekend installation, the Golden Gate Bridge has finally gotten the $3o million movable median barrier system that it so desperately needs. These are the oversized mechanical zipper pulls that will be in charge of changing lanes (quite literally) twice a day to keep traffic flowing smoothly. Read more...

Golden Gate Bridge Closure Result Of Safety Upgrades

For the first time in history, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is closed for the weekend. Since the Golden Gate Bridge was first opened in 1937, it has undergone only minimal closure. Priya Clemens, a Golden Gate spokeswoman, said the following. Show More Summary

The Golden Gate Bridge Is Closed This Weekend — Here’s How To Get Around The Bay

The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed this weekend while crews install a moveable median barrier. It's the first time the bridge has been closed in 77 years. From 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 4:00 a.m. Monday, cars won't be able to use the bridge at all. Show More Summary

In a first, the Golden Gate Bridge will close for the weekened

One of California’s icons, the Golden Gate Bridge, will close for the weekend for traffic upgrades, the longest closure in the bridge’s nearly 80-year history.

Golden Gate Bridge Will Be Closed To Cars This Weekend For The First Time Since 1987

If you were planning a lovely weekend in San Francisco, complete with a scenic drive over the Golden Gate Bridge, you might want to make sure you pack your walking shoes: The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed to private vehicles for 52 hours straight starting at midnight tonight through early Monday, so workers can install a median barrier designed … [More]

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