Golden Gate Bridge gets more expensive to cross

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 (Reuters) - The daily drive over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge is one of the loveliest commutes in California -- and will soon be one of the most expensive. Bridge officials voted on Friday to increase the toll on the famous span to $5 per car, a $2 boost aimed at helping to reduce a $441 million budget deficit over the next five years. The toll increase, which has been greeted with howls of protest by drivers, is set to go into effect on Sept. 1. A parallel ...

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