Golden Gate Bridge Toll Increase Begins On Monday

by John D. Nuño Jr.

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — It’s about to cost more to cross the Golden Gate Bridge as the toll is going up by a dollar on Monday.

FasTrak commuters will pay $6 while the toll for carpoolers using FasTrack will be $4. Everyone else will pay $7 to driver across the iconic landmark.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Increase Begins On Monday

The tolls will remain the same until next July of next year when they will go up by $0.25 and will do the same each year until 2018.

Related Content: Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Transportation District would have faced a $142 million budget shortfall, over the next five years, if it didn’t increase tolls. The planned increases are expected to raise $138 million.

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