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2012-08-28 10:20:23

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today issued the following statement following the release of the California State Auditor's report on the October 2011 purchase of an office building at 390 Main Street in San Francisco as a headquarters facility to provide more integrated and efficient regional planning for the Bay Area: MTC underwent a thorough, deliberative and transparent public process culminating in the purchase...

2012-07-31 14:20:30

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorists may experience brief delays during off-peak hours at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge toll plaza each day from Saturday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 10, as Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) make temporary lane changes in order to install a new automated toll collection and accounting system. Beginning Saturday evening, Aug. 4, the two FasTrak Express lanes at the left side of the toll plaza will be closed daily from 8 p.m....

2012-06-29 10:20:44

OAKLAND, Calif., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks, cars and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect Sunday, July 1. The first step in the toll increase took effect in July 2011. Beginning July 1, 2012, tolls for vehicles or combinations with three or...

2012-06-01 02:20:42

OAKLAND, Calif., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks, cars and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect July 1. The first step in the toll increase took effect in July 2011. Beginning July 1, 2012, tolls for vehicles or combinations with three or more axles...

2012-05-08 14:20:31

OAKLAND, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today issued the following statement regarding the state Legislative Counsel's May 4, 2012 opinion on the October 2011 purchase of an office building at 390 Main Street in San Francisco by the Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA): 1. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) - acting through a joint powers authority...

2012-05-01 02:21:36

OAKLAND, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks, cars and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect July 1. The first step in the toll increase took effect in July 2011. Beginning July 1, 2012, tolls for vehicles or combinations with three or more axles...

2011-07-01 02:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges has now expired. The first step in the two-phase toll increase for multi-axle vehicles took effect at 12 a.m. this morning and will remain in place through June 30, 2012. During this period, the toll for three-axle vehicles or...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges will expire at the end of this month. The first step in the two-phase toll increase for multi-axle vehicles takes effect July 1 and will remain in place through June 30, 2012. During this period, the toll for three-axle vehicles...

2011-05-02 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges will soon come to an end. The first step in the two-phase toll increase for multi-axle vehicles takes effect July 1 and will remain in place through June 30, 2012. During this period, the toll for three-axle vehicles or...

2010-10-27 19:53:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of toll-free commuting, and plenty of weekend trips to San Francisco. That's how Oakland resident Helen Simmons figures she will use the $1,000 in free tolls she received this week from the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) in appreciation for opening the 1 millionth FasTrak® electronic toll collection account in the nine-county region. The FasTrak system has been in operation on Bay Area toll bridges since 2000. Simmons, who...