Strike authorization votes are underway with 13 unions that comprise the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition, including those that represent ferry captains and deckhands, potentially threatening the service.
Project by: Nina Jizhar Location: San Francisco, California Designer Nina says: This San Francisco Apartment is in a beautiful 1929 building in Russian Hill with amazing views of the Bay and Golden Gate bridge. Since the homeowner moved to San Francisco with virtually nothing, it's just a shell of what it could become. Show More Summary
(Golden Gate Bridge: Rennett Stowe) According to the sponsors of a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown of California, the very use of the terms- ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ is now to be considered as biased and outdated and can no longer be legally used in the state. The new law will delete […]
For decades, mental health advocates in the community have been calling for one of the most popular and iconic suicide sites in the world to erect a suicide barrier. We’ve been talking about it for nearly a decade here on this blog and noted 6 years ago that a suicide net for the Golden Gate […]
Security cameras will be coming to the San Rafael Transit Center later this year as part of a $500,000 project approved by the Golden Gate Bridge district, which operates the facility.
In a unanimous vote on Friday, it was decided by members of the Golden Gate Bridge's district in San Francisco that a massive steel net would be implemented on the bridge to prevent suicides. The project is to cost $76 million. Read more...
Via CNN: On Friday, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge Board of Directors unanimously approved $76 million in funding to erect a 20-foot-wide steel net -- extending out from each side of the 1.7-mile span -- to deter would-be jumpers. Show More Summary
Since the iconic bridge opened in 1937, some 1,600 people have jumped to their deaths. A record 46 committed suicide off the bridge last year.
After decades of debate and deliberations, bridge officials on Friday gave their blessing to a $76 million "safety net" which will act as a suicide barrier to prevent individuals from jumping to their deaths off of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary
San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting an oft-debated suicide barrier after bridge officials on Friday approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable and majestic landmarks in the world. It is also one of the deadliest, second only to China’s Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge as a suicide stepping off point in the world. As for the U.S., the Golden Gate Bridge has long been the first choice destination
The Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials on Friday approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.
Bay Area officials Friday approved a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that will extend 20 feet on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, handing a victory to advocates who have long pushed to hem in the 1.7-mile long span against suicidal jumpers.
Bay Area officials are scheduled to vote Friday on a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that would be installed on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, where an estimated 1,600 people have plunged to their deaths since the rust-colored span opened in 1937.
Historic vote might finally lead to installation of a suicide barrier at the iconic bridge.
For decades, people have been jumping to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge. But a historic vote this week may finally lead to the installation of a suicide barrier. But for the leading advocate of the barrier, it's a move that comes tragically too late.
San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge.
The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District board of directors will vote Friday on whether to green-light $76 million for the construction of a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. According to local Fox affiliate KTVU, approximately 24 people commit suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge every year. Show More Summary