What you need to know about the latest Golden Gate Bridge toll hike taking effect July 1

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It’s about to get more expensive to cross the Golden Gate Bridge.

On July 1, 2022, tolls will increase by 35 cents for most drivers.

The hike is meant to cover a $7.4 million budget shortfall attributed to rising inflation and costs.

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Here is the breakdown of toll increases based on how you pay:

  • FasTrak users: Tolls increase by 35 cents from $8.05 to $8.40

  • Carpoolers: tolls increase by 35 cents, from $6.05 to $6.40

  • By postal bill: tolls increase by 35 cents, from $9.05 to $9.40

The increase is part of a multi-year toll increase program approved by the Golden Gate Bridge Board of Directors in March 2019.

Tolls are expected to rise once again in 2023 by an additional 35 cents.

The Golden Gate Bridge remains the most expensive toll in the Bay Area.

For a full breakdown of the increases, see the Golden Gate Bridge Transportation District website.

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