Electronic Toll on Golden Gate Bridge Can Cost Tourists Hundreds

Golden Gate Bridge Toll
Golden Gate Bridge Toll

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The authorities that run San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge announced that next year, they will remove the crossing's human toll takers and replace them with electronic sensors. The switch has been sold as a triumph for efficiency and traffic flow but is potential budget disaster for tourists who now risk stumbling into fines or having to pay more money for e-pass equipment.