Toll Plaza

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

(L-R) Robert Larry White, Christopher Lee Miller, David Joseph Morales (Solano County Sheriff's Office)

3 Arrested In String Of Robberies At Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza

Three men were arrested this week in connection with a string of robberies at the Carquinez Bridge toll plaza, California Highway Patrol officials announced Thursday morning.

12/06/2012

Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Killer Claims Other Crimes, Tells Jury To ‘Flip Coin’ On Death Penalty

Nathan Burris told a Contra Costa County jury Wednesday that they should “flip a coin” to decide whether to sentence him to death for killing his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Aug. 11, 2009.

11/14/2012

Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Richmond Toll Plaza Shooting Defendant Says Victims Deserved To Be ‘Put To Death’

Nathan Burris told a jury in Martinez today that he has no regrets about murdering his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza on Aug. 11, 2009, and said he still feels hatred for the victims.

11/01/2012

Approaching Toll Plaza

Bay Bridge Carpoolers Face Surprise On Commute

Carpool drivers have faced a longer than expected commute on the Bay Bridge this week because of a problem with the metering lights on the span.

04/18/2012

Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Death Penalty Sought In Richmond Toll Plaza Killings

Contra Costa County prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty against a Richmond man charged with fatally shooting a Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll taker and her friend.

03/02/2012

Carquinez Bridge

CHP Adds Patrols After Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza Holdups

The California Highway Patrol has added patrols around the Carquinez Bridge, where a robber held up a toll worker on Tuesday in the latest in a string of such crimes.

02/23/2012

Bay Bridge, traffic

Researchers Find Bay BridgeCongestion Pricing Works

A new study finds congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge has cleared out carpool lanes, and made for a faster ride – for some.

11/07/2011

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

Doyle Drive (CBS)

1 Hurt In Golden Gate Transit Crash On Doyle Drive

A minor-injury crash involving a van and a Golden Gate Transit bus blocked lanes of Doyle Drive just south of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Tuesday morning.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

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