Harbor Bay Ferry passengers are taking more than their allotted share of parking, the City Council learned last Tuesday. City Manager Jill Keimach informed the Council that an estimated 350 ferry riders drive and park at or near the terminal, even though the terminal’s lot only has a capacity for 250 vehicles. Keimach told the Council that “the remaining 100 or so vehicles park in adjacent residential neighborhoods and take up parking spaces that are intended for those using the shoreline park adjacent to the terminal.
Internet giant’s transport plan draws wrath of protesters
Google launched a private ferry service from the Harbor Bay ferry terminal last Monday.
According to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), the agency that operates San Francisco Bay Ferry, the Internet giant is providing a trial private ferry service for five days between the Harbor Bay terminal and Redwood City. WETA stated in a press release that announced the service, Google is paying $275 per landing. The trial runs through tomorrow.