The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Additional Commuter Lane, Bike Path On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Could Be In Place By 2017

Construction on the $74 million project is expected to begin next year, and the new commuter lane and bike and pedestrian path could be in place by late-2017.


Catwalks hang over a section of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Agencies Evade Tolls On Bay Area Bridges, MTC Records Flawed

Each day, thousands of commuters cross over the Bay Area’s toll bridges. A KPIX 5 investigation found not everyone is paying, and the system keeping track of violations has flaws.


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

Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate Bridge

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.


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

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Phil Matier: Extra Bay Area Bridge Toll Money Lost In Bad Credit Deal

All that extra money that was supposed to roll into California state coffers when Bay Area bridge tolls went up may get eaten up by a credit swap gone bad.



Good Question: How Will Golden Gate Bridge All-Electronic Tolls Work?

Starting in November 2012, paying a toll taker on the Golden Gate Bridge will be a thing of the past. In this Good Question: How will all-electronic tolls work on the Golden Gate Bridge?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

Cars exit Golden Gate Bridge toll booths (AP)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Booths Shutting Down‎ In 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge District approved a proposal Friday to collect tolls electronically only on the bridge starting in September 2012.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

New Tolls Have Little Effect on Commute

Bay Area transportation agencies anticipated that toll increases that went into effect Thursday morning on seven of the region’s bridges would alter commuters’ driving habits, or prompt a move toward public transit options, but drivers […]


Bay Bridge Officials: Don’t Stop in the Carpool Lane!

Bay Area bridge toll hikes on Thursday could lead to a morning commuter hassle in San Francisco. Toll changes will affect all motorists, including those who carpool.


Bay Area Bridge Toll Increases

Tolls on Bay Area bridges have increased today.