Bridge Tolls


MTC endorses toll payment and penalty reform bill

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

MTC this week unanimously endorsed legislation authored by state Assemblymember Phil Ting of San Francisco to make the penalties assessed by California toll agencies — including the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, and operators of the Bay Area’s express lanes — less financially burdensome and to establish statewide standards for toll agencies’ customer service and toll payment operations. Read More


Tolls on seven Bay Area bridges set to rise next month

New auto tolls effective Jan. 1, 2022.

With the new year just a month away, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers that tolls at the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges will go up by $1 on Jan. 1, 2022. This will be the second of the three $1 toll increases approved by the Legislature in 2017 through state Senate Bill 595 and by voters through Regional Measure 3 in June 2018. The first of these toll hikes went into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The last of the Regional Measure 3 toll increases will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2025. Read More