While toll increases for Golden Gate Bridge are immanent, North Bay commuters will have will have an opportunity this week to determine how much and they will be implemented.
Golden Gate Ferry announced Wednesday that it will begin charging for parking at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal beginning Feb. 3 and have new options for payment–including using a smartphone.
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.
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.
A Golden Gate Transit bus has been found in Sonoma County Tuesday evening, after it was stolen from a facility in Novato.
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.
Road Crews will prepare the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend for the switch to the all-electronic tolls going into effect on Wednesday. There will be many changes that commuters will have to adjust to.
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District officials have one of those “good problems” on their hands: their Larkspur to San Francisco ferry service is a popular one with commuters. So much so, in fact, that riders are engaging in a daily dash for parking spaces, not to mention a scramble for a seat on a boat.
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.
A long-awaited plan to install a moveable concrete barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is inching closer to reality, but government bureaucracy could delay the project until 2014.