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

Transportation Foundation names BATA Organization of the Year
Mark Prado April 28, 2021
Cars travel west toward San Francisco on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge while SF's cityscape is in the background

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) this month named the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) as its Organization of the Year as part of the CTF's 32nd annual Transportation Awards.


Congestion pricing suspended at Bay Bridge

Bridge tolls

In light of the steep drop in vehicle traffic across the Bay Area’s seven state-owned toll bridges due to state and local shelter-in-place mandates during the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today voted to suspend weekday congestion pricing — also known as time-of-day pricing — at the Bay Bridge toll plaza. Read More


Wanted: Public input on express lane tolls

Express lanes

MTC will open its new I-880 Express Lanes in the summer of 2020. Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders and solo drivers alike. The toll system is being installed now, and testing will begin in spring 2020. Read More

New road and housing rules for 2019 in place
Mark Prado January 2, 2019
By Mark Prado
Bay Bridge Toll Plaza

As 2019 has arrived, so have a host of new laws affecting transportation and housing.