Reopening: Express Lane Tolls To Resume On Highways 237, 580, 680 After 2-Month HiatusTolls will resume on express lanes in the Bay Area next week as traffic volumes have increased amid the easing of restrictions in the region's shelter-in-place orders.
Bay Bridge Congestion Pricing Suspended During Coronavirus PandemicThe Bay Area Toll Authority voted Wednesday to suspend weekday congestion pricing on the Bay Bridge indefinitely during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Express Lane Tolls On Highways 237, 580, 680 SuspendedExpress lane tolls on Bay Area freeways are being suspended through at least April 7 due to a dramatic decline in traffic caused by the shelter-in-place order.
Assemblyman Seeks Public's Ideas On Replacing, Rethinking Richmond-San Rafael BridgeA lot of time and money goes into maintaining the Bay Area’s bridges and now the public is being asked for their ideas in replacing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
Toll Cheating On Bay Area Bridges Down 75 PercentToll cheating has dropped dramatically on the Bay Area's bridges, possibly due to a new state law, according to officials.
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.