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Why Google, Facebook are pushing for Bay Area bridge toll increases

Tech behemoths Google and Facebook are part of a coalition of big businesses based locally that are pushing to raise local bridge tolls by as much as $3 per bridge, with tolls on the Golden Gate bridge climbing to as high as $9. SFist reports that the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, whose members include Facebook, Google and Genentech, and local business advocacy group the Bay Area Council, have been lobbying hard in Sacramento for an increase in bridge tolls. Trending: Check out this $22 million…

Article by Riley McDermid (c) San Francisco Business News - Local San Francisco News | The San Francisco Business Times - Read full story here.