Golden Gate Bridge Says Good-bye to Toll Takers

There will no longer be a human element when it comes to paying tolls at the famed Golden Gate Bridge.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: A Golden Gate Bridge toll collector sits in her booth during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: A Golden Gate Bridge toll collector receives payment from a motorist during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: A Golden Gate Bridge toll collector receives payment from a motorist during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Workers use a crane to lower a new LED sign onto the top of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Workers use a crane to lower a new LED sign onto the top of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Golden Gate Bridge toll collectors sit in their booth during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Workers install a new LED sign onto the top of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Workers use a crane to lower a new LED sign onto the top of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Workers use a crane to lower a new LED sign onto the top of the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 25: Traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge during the morning commute on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Workers are making last minute changes to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza in preparation of making the iconic bridge the first major toll bridge in the nation to go to all electronic tollbooths. The entire staff of full time toll collectors will be replaced by the automated booths starting on March 27. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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