Golden Gate Bridge tolls rising, some drivers to pay $8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tolls on Northern California’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge will cost an additional quarter.

The Marin Independent Journal reported Saturday that some drivers will pay as $8 each to enter San Francisco from the north starting Sunday. Drivers who lack California FasTrak accounts will pay the maximum fees. Those with accounts will pay $7 each and carpools during rush hour cost $5 per vehicle.

The increase is the last of a fare hikes scheduled over the last five years by the Golden Gate Bridge District, which maintains the span.

The district is facing a $3.9 million and officials said additional increases are likely.

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Information from: Marin Independent Journal, http://www.marinij.com

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