Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.
Fastrak Averages 33 Mistaken Toll Violations Per DayEvery day, an average of 33 car owners are mistakenly accused of failing to pay a toll on a Bay Area Bridge, and many of those say fighting Fastrak’s mistakes can be time consuming and frustrating.
Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.
$8 Toll Proposed For Golden Gate BridgeThe staff of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is recommending a gradual $2 toll increase on the bridge over the next four years.
Golden Gate Bridge District May Raise Tolls AgainThe Golden Gate Bridge District is grappling with a ballooning deficit. Because of a series of major capital projects, it is facing a shortfall of $140 million over the next five years.
3 Lanes At Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Closed For Fastrak ConversionAhead of the five-day San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge closure next week, several lanes at the span's toll plaza in Oakland are closed this weekend to make way for more FasTrak access.
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.
About The Bay: Surprise! Tourists In Rental Cars Mailed Bills For Crossing Golden Gate BridgeTourists visiting San Francisco like to rent cars and head to the Golden Bridge overlook in Marin County so they can snap photos of the themselves with the iconic landmark in the background as a lasting reminder of their trip. But many are receiving another reminder when they come home, a bill for the toll.
Electronic Tolling On Golden Gate Bridge May Not Spot MotorcyclesIt's been just over three months since the Golden Gate Bridge laid off toll takers and switched to an all-electronic system. While bridge officials made the move to save money, one motorcyclist may have found a flaw in the system.
Golden Gate Bridge Begins All-Electronic Toll SystemDrivers approaching the majestic Golden Gate Bridge will experience something new for the first time in 76 years: no human toll collectors.
Toll Collectors Working Final Day On Golden Gate BridgeThe 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.
Several Changes Planned As GG Bridge Switches To All Electric TollsRoad Crews will prepare the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend for the switch to the all-electronic tolls going into effect on Wednesday. There will be many changes that commuters will have to adjust to.
Phil Matier: Bay Area Express Lane Network Plan Picking Up SteamTransportation planners are moving forward on the first phase of a major regional project to create a network of express lanes along Bay Area highways.
Target Date Set for Golden Gate Bridge Electronic Toll SwitchOfficials at the Golden Gate Bridge say they have targeted March 27, 2013 as the date they hope to switch exclusively to electronic tolls.
Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate BridgeWorkers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.