State Senator Proposes Bill to Make Flood-Prone Highway 37 a Toll RoadState Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, Friday said he has introduced legislation to form a toll authority that would collect money for improvements to flood-prone Highway 37.
Newsom Vetoes Tolls On San Francisco's 'World's Crookedest Street'Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill late Saturday night that would have allowed San Francisco officials to devise a reservation and toll plan for visitors wanting to drive down the city's iconic 'World's Crookedest Street."
MTC Approves $4M Contract To Transition Bay Area Toward Cashless TollsThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission unanimously approved a $4 million contract Wednesday for consultation services to help switch the Bay Area to an all electronic toll future.
Golden Gate Bridge District Approves Toll Hike To Nearly $10 By 2023The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors on Friday approved a new plan to increase tolls on the bridge over five years starting July 1.
Golden Gate Bridge District To Consider Toll Hike ProposalsThe Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors on Friday will consider a proposal to increase tolls on the bridge over five years starting July 1.
SF Supervisors Hold Off Decision On Proposed Treasure Island TollSupervisors in San Francisco on Tuesday said they were siding with residents of Treasure Island who oppose a plan to implement tolls there, at least for the time being.
Officials Consider Eliminating Cash Tolls At Bay Area BridgesIn the hopes of improving the efficiency of the Bay Area's clogged freeway system, officials heard plans Wednesday to replace cash tolls with an electronic pay system at the region's seven state-owned bridges.
Mayors Pledge Support For Bridge Toll Hike On June BallotThe mayors of the three largest Bay Area cities on Monday announced their support for a regional measure that aims to help solve the Bay Area’s traffic woes by raising tolls by as much as $3 on the region’s seven bridges.
Additional Commuter Lane, Bike Path On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Could Be In Place By 2017Construction 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.
Some Agencies Evade Tolls On Bay Area Bridges, MTC Records FlawedEach 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.
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.
Big-Rig Drivers Brace For Huge Toll Hikes On Bay Area BridgesStarting 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.
Phil Matier: Extra Bay Area Bridge Toll Money Lost In Bad Credit DealAll 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?
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Booths Shutting Down In 2012The Golden Gate Bridge District approved a proposal Friday to collect tolls electronically only on the bridge starting in September 2012.