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....
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
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 ?
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.
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, […]
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 […]
(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
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 ·...
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 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 […]
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.
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
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...
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 […]
Incredible moment on Golden Gate Bridge. #GGB - no traffic with barrier! pic.twitter.com/zGGiUoXfk0— Caltrans District 4 (@CaltransD4) January 11, 2015 · Monday vigil set for Hayes Valley homicide victims · California leads nation in drone close calls · Black lives...
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...
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 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
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.
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]