Found August 31, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
So, the Bay Bridge closure the weekend has proven to be a thorn in the side of Bay Area residents in at least some way. You don’t have to tell Rays pitcher David Price about it. For some stupid reason, the Rays decided to stay in San Francisco during their series against the A’s this weekend, despite the Bay Bridge (y’know the one major thoroughfare they’d take to get to the Coliseum) being closed for the entirety of their stay. Anyway, there are, of course, other ways to get out of the city by vehicle. None of them, however, to take you straight into Oakland. And then there’s BART, which would have been options A, B, C through Z for any reasonably thinking individual in the Rays’ situation. For less than $10 bucks roundtrip you’ll get to the stadium in less than a half hour from downtown SF. And get this—you get dropped off RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE COLISEUM. Plus, trains are running around the clock with the Bridge closed. Sounds perfect. But multi-million dollar athletes taking publ...
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