Woman Fights 55 Bridge Toll Tickets Despite Not Visiting Bay Area In 15 YearsA woman who hasn’t driven through the Bay Area in 15 years is fighting back after receiving over 50 tickets for not paying her toll on bridges she says she never crossed.
Loose Chicken Halts Traffic At The Bay Bridge Toll PlazaA chicken was spotted crossing the Bay Bridge toll plaza Wednesday morning, quickly drawing up many punchlines.
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Going Up A Quarter This WednesdayTolls on the Golden Gate Bridge are increasing by a quarter starting this Wednesday as part of a five-year-plan to cover costs for the new movable median barrier.
Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.
Fastrak Averages 33 Mistaken Toll Violations Per DayEvery day, an average of 33 car owners are mistakenly accused of failing to pay a toll on a Bay Area Bridge, and many of those say fighting Fastrak’s mistakes can be time consuming and frustrating.
Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.
$8 Toll Proposed For Golden Gate BridgeThe staff of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is recommending a gradual $2 toll increase on the bridge over the next four years.
Golden Gate Bridge District May Raise Tolls AgainThe Golden Gate Bridge District is grappling with a ballooning deficit. Because of a series of major capital projects, it is facing a shortfall of $140 million over the next five years.
3 Lanes At Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Closed For Fastrak ConversionAhead of the five-day San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge closure next week, several lanes at the span's toll plaza in Oakland are closed this weekend to make way for more FasTrak access.
New FasTrak-Only Lane Being Added At Bay Bridge Toll PlazaDrivers approaching the Bay Bridge from Interstate 880 or West Grand Avenue and who use FasTrak to pay for tolls will be detoured this weekend, as Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority add a new FasTrak lane on the span.
About The Bay: Surprise! Tourists In Rental Cars Mailed Bills For Crossing Golden Gate BridgeTourists visiting San Francisco like to rent cars and head to the Golden Bridge overlook in Marin County so they can snap photos of the themselves with the iconic landmark in the background as a lasting reminder of their trip. But many are receiving another reminder when they come home, a bill for the toll.
Electronic Tolling On Golden Gate Bridge May Not Spot MotorcyclesIt's been just over three months since the Golden Gate Bridge laid off toll takers and switched to an all-electronic system. While bridge officials made the move to save money, one motorcyclist may have found a flaw in the system.