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Two ferries moored at the terminal on May 12 during testing of power-operated passenger ramps.

Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal Completed

Oct 13,2020

The Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal was completed in August, but the opening is on hold until ferry ridership from the Alameda Main Street Terminal to San Francisco is on the upswing.

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Zac Bowling

The State of Site A

Feb 14,2019

 

A drone piloted by Alameda resident Zac Bowling captured the view of Alameda Point’s Site A, currently under construction. The former Navy jet that greeted visitors to the Alameda Naval Air Station’s East Gate appears in the green field halfway in the distance at left. Seaplane Lagoon lays just beyond. Building materials, recycled from the Navy base’s former structures await repurposing in the multi-use development. Site A is a 68-acre parcel adjacent to the Seaplane Lagoon. The development plan for the site was approved in 2015, allowing for 800 housing units with 25 percent affordable. Site A is part of the larger Town Center and Waterfront planning area that was approved in 2014.

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Testing for Radium Elevated at Lagoon

May 12,2016

 

Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon remediation continues

The City of Alameda became the new owner of Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point on April 13. The lagoon came from the Navy with a new condition that exceeds normal protocols for dredging in San Francisco Bay. 

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Image courtesy WETA  Builders have been chosen to execute this plan for a new ferry maintenance facility.

Ferry Facility Can Begin Construction

Apr 14,2016

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) announced two East Bay firms have been pegged to design and construct an operation and maintenance facility at Alameda Point.

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Jim Grigg &nbsp&nbsp A humpback whale some locals have taken to calling “Aloha” has been entertaining crowds of whale watchers at Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon over the past week. Marine mammal scientists performed a biopsy to determine its health and gender.

Whale Discovers Seaplane Lagoon

Jun 06,2019

Visitors to Alameda Point have been surprised to find a whale swimming in Seaplane Lagoon. The animal was first spotted on May 26, according to the Sausalito-based Marine Mammal Center. The center began monitoring the whale the next day.

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BCDC to Discuss Ferry

May 31,2016

 

A representative from the city of Alameda will discuss details of the proposed Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal plan in front of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) next Tuesday, June 7.

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Meetings Discuss Fate of Ferries this Week

Apr 07,2016

Two crucial meetings are scheduled to take place this week regarding the future of the proposed ferry terminal at the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. The ferry will provide commuters an additional option for public transit service from Alameda Point to San Francisco.

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