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

Golden Gate Bridge Begins All-Electronic Toll System

Drivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge will experience something new for the first time in 76 years: no human toll collectors.

03/27/2013

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

Toll Collectors Working Final Day On Golden Gate Bridge

The historic Golden Gate Bridge will take a more modern approach to collecting tolls when it becomes the first California span to replace all human toll takers with an automated system Wednesday.

03/26/2013

South San Francisco Ferry. (CBS)

New South SF Ferry Failing To Lure Commuters, Cover Costs

A 9-month-old ferry line that services South San Francisco from Oakland and Alameda is attracting only a fraction of the riders necessary to cover operational cots.

03/18/2013

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

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Mark DeSaulnier

State Lawmaker Pushes To Delay MTC Oakland-To-SF Move

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier wants to put the brakes on a move by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission from Oakland to San Francisco.

12/14/2011

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)

Possible Toll Increase On Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge District officials are making plans to cover an $87 million deficit over the next five years and one option may be a toll hike.

09/12/2011

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

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/04/2011

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