Congestion pricing

Bay Bridge, traffic

Researchers Find Bay BridgeCongestion Pricing Works

A new study finds congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge has cleared out carpool lanes, and made for a faster ride – for some.


BART station (CBS)

Study: Jobs, Not Housing, Near Public Transit Reduces Traffic

A new study shows jobs near public transit is more effective than housing near public transit, when it comes to getting drivers out of their cars.


(Samuel Wantman)

Congestion Pricing Considered For Two More Bay Area Bridges

Proponents of congestion pricing on the peninsula call the Bay Bridge pricing tier a success.


Bay Bridge toll plaza

Bay Bridge Traffic Decreases After Congestion Pricing

Commute-hour delays on the Bay Bridge have decreased by 15 percent in the first six months since congestion pricing was implemented on the bridge.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Opposes Downtown Congestion Pricing

Charging fees to drive in the city sends a bad message to the rest of the Bay Area that will ultimately hurt the city’s economy, Mayor Gavin Newsom Wednesday.



Peninsula Leaders Oppose San Francisco Congestion Toll

San Mateo County officials are urging San Francisco transportation leaders to scrap a plan that would charge commuters to enter or exit the city along its southern border.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

Phil Matier-Thursday AM 7/29

The KCBS and Chronicle Insider looks at what’s driving a proposal to charge tolls to motorists as they leave San Francisco, a move proponents think could generate $80 million in revenue. Click to listen


Toll Changes Start Thursday

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) Tolls will be going up on all Bay Area bridges on Thursday, except the Golden Gate Bridge.