Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

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Climb the Golden Gate Bridge? Maybe Soon

Officials seek revenue streams beyond ever-rising tolls

(Newser) - Facing giant budget holes and tired of constantly jacking up tolls in futile efforts to fill them, officials may offer tourists the chance to scale San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The model is Sydney’s Harbour Bridge, where $200 gets you a guided climb to the top. What San... More »

Golden Gate Guardians Study Suicide Barriers

But agency doesn't have the tens of millions the fixes would cost

(Newser) - The Golden Gate Bridge is an increasingly popular spot for suicides, but officials are divided over erecting unsightly barriers that might have discouraged the 35 who killed themselves there last year. The Los Angeles Times reports the agency that maintains the bridge is now studying five designs but doesn't have... More »

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