National Geographic : 1932 Apr
AT THE FOOT OF MARKET STREET STANDS SAN FRANCISCO'S HISTORIC FERRY BUILDING (SEE, ALSO, PAGE 420) A fleet of 56 ferryboats is used to move men and motor cars between San Francisco and cities acrossthe Bay. They cover about 1,449,000 miles a year, equal to 265 trips from the. Golden Gate to Yokohama. Each day 7,141 street cars, on an averageof one every 20 seconds, arrive and depart from the Ferry Building, handling nearly 55,000,000 passengers a year.