toll plaza http://kalw.org en Golden Gate Bridge authority nixes toll-takers, Cal-OSHA fines refinery, and a bill to arm teachers http://kalw.org/post/golden-gate-bridge-authority-nixes-toll-takers-cal-osha-fines-refinery-and-bill-arm-teachers <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Human employees take a financial toll</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Toll-takers on the Golden Gate Bridge are on their way out – human toll-takers, that is. Today marks the first day of a testing period for a new all-electronic toll collection system. In sixty days – if all goes according to plan – motorists crossing into San Francisco will have to use an automated payment system, or they will receive a bill by mail after the bridge authority takes a photo of their license plate.</span></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:52:00 +0000 Steven Short & Isabel Angell 22445 at http://kalw.org Golden Gate Bridge authority nixes toll-takers, Cal-OSHA fines refinery, and a bill to arm teachers