Updated Periodically Since May 2013

Actions Taken Since the Adoption of the Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry Vision Plan in May 2013

The May 2013 adopted Larkspur Ferry Vision Plan identifies possible short-term and long-term solutions for additional public input, evaluation, and possible implementation aimed at improving two specific issues: (1) the need for more parking and (2) the need more service during weekday commutes.

Staff Presentations and Board Actions | Public Outreach | Press Releases

Staff Presentations and Board Actions

September 20, 2013: Board of Directors sets Public Hearing on a proposal to charge for parking at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal. Read staff report here.
July 12, 2013:
Board of Directors approved the following for the Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry Service: (1) Effective Sept. 3, for a 9-month demonstration project, add a 7:30 am Larkspur departure and a bus shuttle from Fairfax to the Larkspur Terminal during commute hours, and (2) start of public outreach looking at a parking charge from $2 to $5 for the Larkspur Terminal, with a projected timeline of implementation in January 2014. Read the Board Action Summary here.
July 11, 2013: Transportation Committee Staff Report and PowerPoint Presentation
June 13, 2013: Transportation Committee hears informational presentation from MTC staff regarding the use of Clipper for parking fees - PowerPoint Presentation
May 10, 2013: Board of Directors Adopts Larkspur Ferry Vision Plan presented to Transportation Committee on May 9.
May 9, 2013: Transportation Committee Staff Report and PowerPoint Presentation

Public Outreach

In addition to the calendared Standing Committee meetings of the Board of Directors and the Board of Directors regular meetings (see Board calendar and agendas posted here), which are open to the public for comment, the following outreach has also taken place:

October 2013: Public Outreach re: Parking Fee Proposal
June 3 & 4, 2013:
On board Larkspur Ferry survey regarding several Vision Plan elements.
June 4, 2013:
GGF hosts Public Open House to discuss and take input on Vision Plan.

Press Releases

September 20, 2013: Board of Directors sets October 17 Public Hearing on a Proposal to Establish a Parking Fee at Larkspur Ferry Terminal
July 12, 2013:
Board approves Larkspur service modification: Effective Sept. 3, for 9-month trial, add a 7:30 am trip and add shuttle from Fairfax to Terminal. Also start of Public Outreach on possible parking fee of $2 to $5
July 11, 2013:
Transportation Committee to consider approval of implementation of added morning ferry trip and shuttle bus service in Ross Valley
June 4, 2013:
Open House meeting to discuss next steps for the future of Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry
May 17, 2013: Golden Gate Ferry Adopts Vision Plan