Bay Area Toll Authority (Calif.)

Bay Area Toll Authority (Calif.)

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MTC, ABAG Respond to Covid-19 Emergency
Top Stories
Thursday, May 7, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.

Congestion Pricing Suspended at Bay Bridge
News Release
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In light of the steep drop in vehicle traffic across the Bay Area’s seven state-owned toll bridges due to state and local shelter-in-place mandates during the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today voted to suspend weekday congestion pricing.

Toll Authority Issues Statement on Court Order Upholding Regional Measure 3
News Release
Monday, April 8, 2019

MTC and BATA today issued the following statement on the ruling filed last week by Judge Ethan P. Schulman of the Superior Court for the City and County of San Francisco.

New Year Means New Tolls on Seven Bay Area Bridges
News Release
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers that several important changes take effect Jan. 1, 2019, at the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges.

Bay Bridge Wreath Returns to Mark Holiday Season
Top Stories
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Keeping with a great tradition started nearly eighty years ago, Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) workers again this year have hung a wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound entrance to the Yerba Buena Tunnel to mark the holiday season.

The Bay Lights to Shine on Beginning Jan. 30
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Bay Lights, the brilliant LED sculpture that graced the West Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge from 2013 to 2015, officially will be re-lit at 7:25 p.m.

Bay Bridge West Span Bike Path Community Meeting Set for Jan. 20
Top Stories
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The public is invited to attend the first community meeting for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) West Span Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Maintenance (BPM) Path Project on Wednesday, January

Wreath Returns to Bring Holiday Cheer To Bay Bridge Travelers
News Release
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) crews this week completed their annual installation of a festive holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel

New “Green” Bay Bridge Maintenance Complex Opens
Top Stories
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Caltrans and MTC today cut the ribbon for a new, state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly LEED Gold certified Maintenance Complex that will serve the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and conso

Bay Lights Fade to Black, for Now
Top Stories
Sunday, March 1, 2015

Fans and supporters of the Bay Lights gathered at San Francisco’s waterfront in early March to bid farewell to the art installation that turned the north face of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridg