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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.


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Golden Gate Bridge District Looks To Ditch Toll Takers

Toll takers could be eliminated by this time next year.


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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Bay Area Toll Authority To Install Cameras To Catch Carpool Cheats

The Bay Area Toll Authority is planning to install cameras on a stretch of Interstate 680 in the East Bay in an effort to catch drivers who are illegally using the carpool lane.


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Tolls Set To Jump For Trucks Crossing Bay Area Bridges

When tolls went up on state run bridges last summer, truckers were exempted, but that will change soon – in a big way.



Good Question: How Will Golden Gate Bridge All-Electronic Tolls Work?

Starting in November 2012, paying a toll taker on the Golden Gate Bridge will be a thing of the past. In this Good Question: How will all-electronic tolls work on the Golden Gate Bridge?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

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Congestion Pricing Considered For Two More Bay Area Bridges

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


Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Booths Shutting Down‎ In 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge District approved a proposal Friday to collect tolls electronically only on the bridge starting in September 2012.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Golden Gate Bridge Could Eliminate Toll Takers

Within the next two years the Golden Gate Bridge District hopes to collect all its tolls electronically.


Chopper 5 image of suspect car in standoff with CHP officers on upper deck of the Bay Bridge on November 11, 2010. (CBS)

Detoured Drivers Hit With Tickets After Bay Bridge Standoff

Hundreds of drivers ordered to go through the Bay Bridge toll plaza and then turn around when the bridge was shut down during a standoff last month have received tickets for not paying the toll.