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Ferry between Oakland and South San Francisco looks like an expensive bust

Monday, March 18, 2013

(Water Emergency Transportation Authority)You know the ferry service between Oakland and South San Francisco that started 9 months ago amid much fanfare? Not many riders. The Chronicle says it averaged just 131 total passengers per day for the last week of February; that’s for 7 daily trips Monday through Friday. Lest you forget, the ferry operates with a $2.3 million annual subsidy from . . . ka-ching: bridge tolls.
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