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Golden Gate Bridge district considers toll hikes  Transit district officials consider plans to bump the toll as high as $8 over the next five years Golden Gate Bridge tolls may increase next year  The District board of directors is meeting to overview its financial plans and discuss ways to reduce the agency's deficit Golden Gate Bridge barrier expected next year
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Golden Gate Bridge work finished early as barrier installed
Golden Gate Bridge lane configuration to change starting Monday

year 2016 Top ^

  The current evening rush plan isn't working well, so crews will change the lane configuration on the bridge only twice a week instead of every day

year 2015 Top ^

  Drivers no longer need to avoid 'suicide lane', thanks to a new $30 million steel-and-concrete movable barrier separating the north and south lanes
 The Golden Gate Bridge re-opened Sunday evening more than 6 hours ahead of schedule after crews installed a moveable median barrier

year 2013 Top ^

  After 15 years of planning and searching for funding, the bridge district's board is expected to approve the purchase of the $26.5 million barrier
Jul.31 Thousands of cars don't pay Golden Gate Bridge toll  But at least 200,000 cars per month are getting bills for their 6 dollars tolls. Thousands of drivers are getting through the toll for free

year 2010 Top ^

May.28 $3 G. Gate Carpool Tolls To Begin July 1st
  The board that governs the Golden Gate Bridge voted to charge vehicles with 3 or more people $3 to cross the span during commute hours

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.1 Bridge Toll Jumps To $6
  Drivers will have to pay another dollar to cross the bridge starting Tuesday; using the electronic system FasTrak -- $5 instead of $4
Mar.15 Bridge to get congestion tolls
  The District's board of directors has approved a resolution to charge tolls that rise and fall with the level of traffic

year 2005 Top ^

Feb.12 $6 toll idea for Gate Bridge ignored
  The directors' talk was mostly about hitting up bicyclists and pedestrians, tourists, carpoolers and the disabled Feb.9 Another Toll Hike for the Bridge  Bridge board directors this will consider raising the daily cash toll from $5 dollars to $6. FasTrak users would still pay $5

year 2004 Top ^

Mar.12 District proposing fare increases
  The Bridge District is proposing a 10% increase on bridge tolls and public buses to deal with its $131 million deficit

year 2003 Top ^

Sep.5   Bridge Needs More Protection  The National Park Service is not doing enough to protect the Bridge and Vista Point from terrorists

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.22 Zero-emission vehicles ride free
  Vehicles run only on electricity, propane or natural gas will ride free during the morning and afternoon commute Jun.28 Toll hiked to $5
  Drivers who use FasTrak, an electronic payment system, will pay $4. New toll will earn an extra $134 million over 5 years Jun.27 Bridge board considers $5 toll  The finance committee voted 11-3 to recommend raising the toll to $5 for cars and $4 for FasTrak users Jun.15 Median Barrier Plan Dropped  A projected $441 million budget deficit has forced the district to drop moveable median barrier Feb.22 Bicyclists can cross bridge again  Full access to resumed March 1. Other pedestrian hours remain limited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.25 Toll hike possible  Llayoffs and the September attacks have slashed the number of people who cross or use the district's buses and ferries Dec.14 Toll Could Rise Again  Security costs, and a drop in ferry commuters, might force into the toll increase Oct.1 Walkers Back Strolling  Foot and bicycle traffic are back to the span

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