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Bridge tolls jump a buck to fund transit, road projects

Jan 01, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Tolls will go up $1 on seven Bay Area bridges Jan.1, raising the cost of crossing the Bay Bridge to $7 during peak hours, as other spans jump to $6.

It's the first of three increases that voters approved by passing Regional Measure 3 in June. Additional increases will take effect in January 2022 and January 2025, at which point Bay Bridge motorists will shell out $9 apiece during rush hours to drive over the choppy waters that separate Oakland from San Francisco.

The new rates earned...