Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.
Law enforcement officers are duty-bound to protect and serve, but it takes special dediction to calm a highly emotional situation. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent more than 20 years finding the right words to say to those in despair.
It could soon cost a dollar more to cross the Golden Gate Bridge as the bridge’s district board will meet Friday to discuss how they will cover the $142 million budget shortfall that’s been projected over the next five years.
While most San Franciscans are fond of the iconic sound of Golden Gate Bridge’s fog horn, many residents were not so pleased when a malfunction caused it to blast—non stop—early Friday morning.
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted Friday morning to accept the final design and approve the purchase and installation of a moveable median barrier on the bridge.
The 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.
Drivers in the Bay Area will have to endure another bridge closure sometime next year, as the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed for more than two days to install a movable median barrier.
Proposals haven’t gone out of style, and even when couples know where their relationships are headed, a proposal will forever be a special moment. The occasion calls for just the right spot to create a beautiful memory.
Tourists 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.
It’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.