It has been quite some time since we've posted any blog entries - the winter weather has kept us indoors and limited our railfanning. However, I was in San Francisco for a short business trip in December and managed to find several opportunities to ride their famous cable cars. A one-way fare is $6, while a ride-all-day pass is just $14. I managed to more than get my money's worth from an all-day pass. This is a "must see" when visiting San Francisco! Who remembers the Rice-a-Roni commercials? Here are a few photos.
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cars among the mass transportation systems with the most accidents per year and vehicle mile in the US, with 126 accidents and 151 injured persons reported by the city during the 10 years until 2013. Records obtained by the Associated Press in 2013 showed that over the course of three years, the city of San Francisco had paid almost $8 million to settle around four dozen legal claims relating to cable car accidents.
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