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Golden Gate Bridge board should go out of business
EFFORTS BY THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE DISTRICT TO BOOST
bridge tolls from $2 to $3 draw attention to what may be the least
necessary public agency in the Bay Area. Raising bridge tolls may
be appropriate -- though three times the going rate of $1 on all other
Bay Area bridges seems a bit steep -- but the bridge district should
put itself quickly out of business.
Every other bridge in the region is operated by the state
Department of Transportation, and the Golden Gate should be too.
The state doesn't run the Golden Gate because of history -- the …