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.
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.
State Senator Mark DeSaulnier wants to put the brakes on a move by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission from Oakland to San Francisco.
A new study finds congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge has cleared out carpool lanes, and made for a faster ride – for some.
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.
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.
When tolls went up on state run bridges last summer, truckers were exempted, but that will change soon – in a big way.
Fares on Golden Gate buses and ferries may go up, and free parking could disappear at the bridge district’s Larkspur lot, because of a budget shortfall.
Two of the three biggest cities in the Bay Area have surprisingly never had a voice on the regional panel that sets priorities for road projects and determines tolls on bridges. However, that is about to change.
Charging fees to drive in the city sends a bad message to the rest of the Bay Area that will ultimately hurt the city’s economy, Mayor Gavin Newsom Wednesday.