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Tolls going up, fines for violations going down on Bay Area bridges

Original post made on Dec 5, 2021

The cost to travel over seven of the Bay Area's bridges will increase by $1 on Jan. 1, 2022, while the fine for people who violate bridge tolls is being reduced retroactively to the beginning of the year, regional officials announced.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, December 5, 2021, 9:29 AM

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Posted by ivg
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Dec 5, 2021 at 9:03 pm

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The bridge in the photo is not the Dumbarton Bridge that carries Highway 84. It's the long-abandoned "Dumbarton rail bridge".


Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Dec 6, 2021 at 3:41 pm

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Two interesting details missing from the story: 1. What is the annual cost of maintenance on the bridge. 2. What is the annual revenue from tolls?

(Thanks @ivg for pointing out the inadvertently hilarious stock photo)


Posted by MV Resident, LASD
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm

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"The changes, approved by the BATA in October, are part of its tolling equity action plan announced earlier this year."
For those of us who missed the announcement --- What is BATA's "tolling equity action plan"?


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