First Of 3 Bay Bridge Toll Hikes Effective In JanuaryThe first of three price hikes for Bay Area toll plazas is effective January 1. Drivers can expect to pay as much as $7 during peak hours. By 2022, they'll pay $8, and by 2025, it will cost drivers up to $9 to cross.
Officials Hold Public Hearing On Upcoming Bridge Toll HikesThe Bay Area Toll Authority will hold a hearing Wednesday to receive public testimony on three voter-approved $1 toll increases in the seven state-owned toll bridges in the region.
Voters Will Decide On $3 Bridge Toll Hike On June BallotThe Bay Area Toll Authority board has voted unanimously to add a measure to the June ballot that will ask voters to approve a $3 hike in tolls on all local bridges over 6 years.
Deadline Nears For Thousands Of Drivers Owed Fastrak Refunds More than a million unclaimed dollars will become the property of the Bay Area Toll Authority if Fastrak customers don't step forward before a July deadline.
Pedestrian-Bicycle Path Approved For Upper Deck Of Richmond-San Rafael BridgeOfficials said anyone wishing to enjoy the panoramic views of the bay will be able to access the path 24-hours a day.
Toll Authority Votes To Spend $10 Million On Another Study Of Bay Bridge Bike Path To San FranciscoA $1.3 million study in 2011 showed that a bike path on western portion of the Bay Bridge would cost tens of millions of dollars. Now the Bay Area Toll Authority has voted unanimously to spend $10 million to commission another study on how to build that bike path.
You Can Own A 260-Foot Long Steel Bridge For $100,000It's not every day a fully-functioning, quaint steel bridge goes on the market.
Bay Bridge Work Grinds On; Early Opening Hoped For New SpanTransportation officials say work to open the new Bay Bridge eastern span was progressing just as it should, as crews have been working nonstop since the last cars passed through the toll plaza Wednesday.
New FasTrak-Only Lane Being Added At Bay Bridge Toll PlazaDrivers approaching the Bay Bridge from Interstate 880 or West Grand Avenue and who use FasTrak to pay for tolls will be detoured this weekend, as Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority add a new FasTrak lane on the span.
Bridge Officials Say Bolt Fix Could Cost $5M To $10MA state transportation official says a planned repair for seismic safety rods that snapped on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could cost between $5 million to $10 million.
Commentary: Bad Bay Bridge Bolts Won’t Stop Work Toward Seismic SafetyThe recent discovery of broken bolts on the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has understandably shaken public confidence in this world-class structure. Californians will get a fix they can depend on.
Bay Bridge Opening Likely To Remain Uncertain Because Of Bolt ConcernsIt looks like an answer won't be coming anytime soon as to whether or not the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will be able to open as scheduled come Labor Day. Public reaction about the use of questionable bolts on the $6 billion span has transportation officials seeking to reassure the community that safety is the top priority.
Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration$5.6 million was approved to be spent on the new Bay Bridge celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend, but now final approval goes before the full MTC board.
Bay Area Bridge Tolls Increase For Multi-Axle Vehicles July 1For motorists crossing Bay Area bridges in big-rigs, cars and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicle combinations with more than two axles, bridge tolls are going to cost more in a month's time.
Gateway Park At Oakland Bay Bridge Touchdown To Include Rail YardThe park that will be adjacent to the Oakland touchdown for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will incorporate a rail yard to accommodate operations at the Port of Oakland, transportation officials said Wednesday.