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Press & Media Archives

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Press Releases and Media Advisory Archives (PDF files)
SFBF to Run Regular Weekday Schedules on All Routes on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (1/6/17)
SF Bay Ferry Holiday Schedules (12/15/16)
Ride the Ferry in the Lighted Yacht Parade (11/14/16)
WETA Celebrates Opening of New Maintenance Facility In Vallejo (10/27/16)
SFBF to Operate Special AT&T Park Service for Giants Divisional Series (10/6/16)
SF Bay Ferry Expands Service for Fleet Week Weekend (10/4/16)
$62 Million Contract Awarded to Dakota Creek Industries for Three New Vessels (9/2/16)
Labor Day Weekend and Holiday Service (8/5/16)
WETA Board Approves Extension Of Summer Service Enhancements Through December 2017 (8/5/16)
SFBF to Operate Weekend Schedules Over Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend (6/28/16)
Special Service for LGBT Parade on June 26 (6/21/16)
WETA and the City of Alameda Celebrate the Opening of O'Lot (5/25/16)
Memorial Day Weekend & Holiday Ferry Service (5/17/16)
Special Vallejo service for Bay To Breakers Sunday, May 15 (5/9/16)
Board Approves Blue & Gold Fleet Contract Extension for Operation and Maintenance of Ferry Services (5/6/16)
WETA Awarded $4 Million Grant From Federal Transit Administration (4/14/16)
WETA Board of Directors to Hold April Meeting in Alameda (3/22/16)
WETA Approves Updated Emergency Response Plan (3/8/16)
Ferry Service to AT&T Park Begins for 2016 (3/2/16)
New Electronic Bike Lockers at the Alameda Main Street Ferry Terminal (2/16/16)
Presidents’ Day Weekend And Holiday Service (2/9/16)
Ferry Ridership Increased 79% During Lead-Up To Super Bowl 50 (2/8/16)
Regular weekday schedules on all routes on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18 (1/15/16)
Service Added for Metallica Concert at AT&T Park, Saturday, February 6 (1/4/16)
Ridership Increases 79% Over 5-Day Period During BART Closure (9/10/15)
SF Bay Ferry to Provide Additional Service During Suspension of BART Transbay Operations (9/1/15)
James Wunderman Appointed to WETA Board of Directors (8/31/15)
WETA Board of Directors Approves Increase to FY15/16 Operating Budget to Support Service Enhancements (8/25/15)
SFBF Announces New Fares in Effect July 1 (6/24/15)
New Summer Schedule Takes Effect May 2 (5/1/15)
WETA Awards $32 Million Contract to Kvichak Marine for Two New Vessels (4/3/15) + Vessel Rendering
Statement Regarding Sindbad's Pier 2 Restaurant (3/23/15)
Ferry Service To AT&T Park Begins April 2, 2015 for SF Giants vs. Oakland A’s (3/9/15)
Long-awaited Ferry Service to Richmond One Step Closer to Reality (3/5/15)
$3.39 Million Vessel Contract Awarded to Bay Ship & Yacht Co (2/11/15)
Governor Appoints Vice Admiral Jody A. Breckenridge to Serve as WETA Chair (7/16/14)
Refurbished Bay Breeze Brings Additional Capacity to Growing Ferry Service (7/14/14)
New Passenger Messaging System "Bay Alerts" Opens for Enrollment July 2, 2014 (7/2/14)
WETA Wins $3 Million Grant for Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility (6/2/14)
WETA Breaks Ground on North Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility May 15 (5/12/14)
Google to conduct trial ferry service between Harbor Bay terminal and Redwood City (2/2/14)
Friends and Family discount program for Solano County returns (10/29/13)
SF Bay Ferry extends excursion service between South San Francisco and San Francisco (10/29/13)
SF Bay Ferry will resume its regular ferry service on Wednesday, October 23 (10/22/13)
SF Bay Ferry continues BART strike schedule through end of Tuesday, October 22 (10/21/13)
SF Bay Ferry Passenger Count update for Monday Morning: Nearly Tripled Ridership (10/21/13)
SF Bay Ferry BART strike service in effect beginning Friday, October 18 (10/17/13)
SF Bay Ferry BART Strike Service Advisory (10/4/13)
SF Bay Ferry Bay Bridge Closure Schedules, August 29 through September 2 (UPDATED 8/28/13)
July 2013 BART Strike: SF Bay Ferry Recap (7/5/13)

In The News (archives)
SF Business Times: BART strike a boon for Bay Area ferries (7/26/13)
Vallejo Times-Herald: BART strike concludes, but some issues still unresolved (7/6/13)
SF Appeal: BART Strike Ferry Ridership Remains High, But Service Will Be Cut Thursday (7/3/13)
SF Business Times: Amid BART strike, transit agencies struggle with demand surges (7/3/13)
Piedmont Patch: Commuters Continue to Use Ferry During BART Strike (7/3/13)
ABC7: Ferry ridership soars during BART strike (7/2/13)
NBC Bay Area: Ferry Service Making Its Case to BART Riders (7/2/13)
LA Times: Transit official on BART strike: 'It could have been much worse'(7/1/13)
CBS SF: Ridership Spikes On Bay Ferries Because Of BART Strike (7/1/13)
KRON4: Ferry Ridership Triples at Jack London Square (7/1/13)