MTC is the transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

MTC Services

On the phone or on the Web, our free 511 service delivers the information you need to get where you want to be and when you want to be there.


Clipper is the Bay Area’s all-in-one transit-fare payment card.


FasTrak® is the smart way to pay your toll on bridges, Express Lanes, and even for parking at SFO. FasTrak makes it quick and easy—with no need to carry cash.

Express Lanes

Information about Bay Area Express Lanes at

Bay Area Express Lanes are carpool lanes. They’re free for carpools, buses, motorcycles and other eligible vehicles. And solo motorists — who choose to pay a toll — can use them, too!

Pay Bridge Toll – Get Toll Info

State Bridge Toll Information
State Bridges Cars, motorcycles
all 2 axles
3 axles or more
($1 plus $5 per axle to max. $36)
Antioch $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
Benicia-Martinez $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
Carquinez $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
Dumbarton $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
Richmond-San Rafael $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
San Mateo-Hayward $6.00 $16.00 to $36.00
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Information
Golden Gate Bridge FasTrak® Pay-By-Plate
Cars, motorcycles, 2 axles $7.70 $8.40
3 axles $23.10 $25.20
4 axles $30.80 $33.60
5 axles $38.50 $42.00
6 axles $46.20 $50.40
7 axles or more $53.90 $58.80
Carpools $5.70 n/a

More Information


Payment of tolls on these bridges can be made electronically using FasTrak® Electronic Toll Collection.

Sign up for a FasTrak® account.

High-Occupancy Vehicles

The Bay Area Toll Authority grants reduced-rate passage on the seven state-owned bridges for vehicles classified by it as high-occupancy vehicles that use FasTrak to pay the toll.

The reduced rate increased on January 1, 2019 to $3.

The reduced rate applies only as follows: Monday through Friday between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. and between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Carpools must use the designated carpool lane with valid FasTrak account.

Two-Bridge Weekday Discount

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, a 50-cent toll discount will be applied for two-axle vehicles that cross more than one of the state-owned toll bridges during weekday commute hours of 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. To be eligible for this discount, which is applied to the second toll crossing of the day, motorists must pay their tolls with FasTrak.

Carpool Policies at the Golden Gate Bridge

Bike or Walk

Bay Wheels

Bay Wheels

Introducing a quick, convenient and enjoyable way to travel around the Bay Area..

Bike the Bay

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The bicycle and pedestrian path across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge allows cyclists and pedestrians to take in breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay while traveling between Marin and Contra Costa counties.

Ride the Bay Trail

The San Francisco Bay Trail is a 500-mile shoreline walking and bicycling path that will one day encircle the Bay.

Golden Gate Bridge

Enjoy magnificent views and see one of the world's most recognized landmarks up close.

Take Public Transit

AllNighter Service

An Owl in the middle of a batman searchlight

AllNighter is the late-night and early-morning bus network that serves San Francisco, the East Bay, and Peninsula from approximately midnight to 5AM.

Clipper Card for Easy Travel

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You can use Clipper on 17 Bay Area transit services, including BART, Muni and AC Transit.

We all need less stuff. One-card. All the time.

Order a Clipper card

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FasTrak for a Faster Commute

You can use your toll tag on all eight Bay Area bridges without stopping at the toll plaza.

Use Express lanes and skip the parking booth line at San Francisco International Airport too.

Traveler Information

Brake lights on Bumper to bumper traffic.

511 Live traffic map

Current traffic conditions, incidents, and road closures, construction, and more in interactive maps.

Share a Ride


  • Save time in the HOV lane.
  • Discounted tolls. How cool is that?
  • Rewards from 511 and local county agencies.

Carpool and Get Rewarded for Your Commute

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Save time in the carpool lane. Save money with discounted bridge tolls and free travel on Express Lanes*. Earn great rewards, too!

*Additional rules apply.