On Wednesday, the Golden Gate Bridge will become the first in California to accept only electronic payment for bridge tolls, either with FasTrak, a license plate account or through pre-payments. We discuss what the changes mean for commuters and tourists, and we talk with a soon-to-be-unemployed toll taker about the end of the era of personal service on the iconic bridge.
The Golden Gate Bridge Switches to Electronic Payments
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Jacquie Dean, toll taker at the Golden Gate Bridge
Denis Mulligan, general manager and CEO of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District