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A car travels along the express lane on northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont. (Metropolitan Transportation Commission)

Phil Matier: Bay Area Express Lane Network Plan Picking Up Steam

Transportation planners are moving forward on the first phase of a major regional project to create a network of express lanes along Bay Area highways.

02/25/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Target Date Set for Golden Gate Bridge Electronic Toll Switch

Officials at the Golden Gate Bridge say they have targeted March 27, 2013 as the date they hope to switch exclusively to electronic tolls.

02/08/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate Bridge

Workers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.

01/30/2013

Golden Gate Bridge

Phil Matier: Electronic Tolling Could Be Future Of California Bridges

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said transportation officials throughout the Bay Area will be closely monitoring the new electronic tolling system.

09/19/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Switching To Electronic-Only Toll-Takers

Drivers using the Golden Gate Bridge will see the anticipated major change from human toll-takers to an all-electronic toll system beginning early next year.

09/19/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Will Switch To Automated Tolling In Early 2013

Drivers who use the Golden Gate Bridge will experience a major change early next year, when human toll takers will be replaced by electronic tolling.

09/18/2012

Bay Bridge, traffic

Phil Matier: Bridge Toll Hikes To Pay For High Speed Rail?

Bay Area residents are likely facing a new round of bridge toll hikes and taxes to pay for the High Speed Rail tunnel connecting the Caltrain station at 4th and King streets in San Francisco to the new Transbay Terminal.

07/23/2012

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South Bay Drivers May Opt To Pay Toll For HOT Lanes

Solo drivers passing through one of Milpitas’ most congested areas will now have the option of breezing through an express lane, but it will cost them.

03/06/2012

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Golden Gate Bridge District Looks To Ditch Toll Takers

Toll takers could be eliminated by this time next year.

02/12/2012

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Big-Rig Drivers Brace For Huge Toll Hikes On Bay Area Bridges

Starting Friday, five-axle big-rigs will pay $18 — up from $11.25 — to cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Antioch, Benicia, Carquinez, Richmond-San Rafael, San Mateo and Dumbarton bridges. A year from now, the toll for those trucks will rise to $25.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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