As Emergency Funds Run Out, Golden Gate Bridge Considers Toll Hike

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Waves crash against a rock at Baker Beach near the Golden Gate Bridge August 23, 2007 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will vote Friday whether or not to raise the Golden Gate Bridge toll by $2. With car traffic, along with bus and ferry ridership, way down because of the pandemic, the agency is facing a $48 million deficit. Officials say federal emergency funds being used to pay employees will run out at the end of this month. We’ll get the details.

Guests:

Mallory Moench, staff writer, San Francisco Chronicle

Denis Mulligan, general manager, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

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