Cable Car service felled by coronavirus

By Mark Prado
Cable Cars
Fred Hsu via Wikimedia Commons.

San Francisco's Cable Cars won't be climbing halfway to the stars anytime soon, the latest victim of the coronavirus.

To help protect operators and to allow for social distancing for passengers, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency chief Jeffrey Tumlin announced the historic cable cars will be taken out of service.

Buses will take their place. Partitions will also be put up on vehicles to help protect drivers, Tumlin said.

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