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Wasting Time and Contamination Part II
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

In this video you will see Golden Gate Bridge painters waste time and contaminating the environment.  Click Here to view this video...


Wasting Time Part V
Tue, Jun 3, 2014

In this video you will see a Golden Gate Bridge painter waste time.  Click Here to view this video...


Wasting Time Part IV
Tue, Jun 3, 2014

In this video you will see a Golden Gate Bridge painter waste time.  Click Here to view this video...


Wasting Time and Contamination
Tue, Jun 3, 2014

In this video you will see Golden Gate Bridge painters waste time and contaminating the environment.  Click Here to view this video...


Wasting Time Part III
Thu, May 15, 2014

In this video you will see a Golden Gate Bridge painter waste time.  Click Here to view this video...


Wasting Time Part II
Wed, May 14, 2014

In this video you will see a Golden Gate Bridge painter waste time.  Click Here to view this video...


Painters Harrasment Part V
Thu, May 8, 2014

In this video we will look at the current painters employed by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.  Click Here to see it.


Contamination Part IV
Thu, May 8, 2014

In this video we will look at the current painters employed by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.  Click Here to see it.


Channel 2 Investigates Bridge
Wed, May 7, 2014

KTVU Channel 2 Investigates The Golden Gate Bridge Painters.  Click Here to watch the investigation...


Painters Daily Routine Part II
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

In this video we will look at the painters on the Golden Gate Bridge going to work again.  Click Here to see it.


$500,000+ in Golden Gate Waste
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Deputy General Manager Kary Witt Assaults Demonstrator, Gets District to Pay All His Legal Fees; District Refuses Reasonable Settlement and Ends Up Spending $544,517.27 in Legal Fees plus $95,000 in Settlement Expense.


Wasting Time Part I
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

In this video you will see a Golden Gate Bridge painter waste time while using an air hose.  Click Here to view this video...


Bridge Manager Shoves Camera
Fri, Apr 25, 2014

In this video you will see Bridge Manager Kary Witt shove our camera, challenge peaceful protestors to touch him and the police version of events.  Click Here to view the video


Painters Harassment Part IV
Wed, Apr 23, 2014

In this video we will look at the current painters employed by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.  Click Here to see it.


Painters Daily Routine
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

In this video we will look at the painters on the Golden Gate Bridge going to work.  Click Here to see it.


Contamination Part III
Tue, Apr 15, 2014

In this video we will look at the contamination caused by the painters on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to see it.


Painters Harassment Part III
Sun, Apr 13, 2014

In this video we will look at the current painters employed by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.  Click Here to see it.


Contamination Part II
Sat, Apr 12, 2014

In this video we will look at the contamination caused by the painters on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to see it.


Contamination Part I
Fri, Apr 11, 2014

In this video we will look at the contamination caused by the painters on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to see it.


Painters Harrassment Part II
Mon, Mar 31, 2014

Watch a current Golden Gate Bridge painter harass peaceful protestors.  Click Here to view the video.


Proper Bridge Maintenance
Fri, Mar 7, 2014

In this video we compare proper bridge maintenance compared to the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to view the video


Painters Harassment Part I
Thu, Oct 11, 2012

In this week's video we will look at the current painters employed by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.  Click Here to see it.


Power Washing The Golden Gate Bridge
Fri, Oct 5, 2012

Watch this video of the Golden Gate Bridge painters power washing the bridge.  Click Here to watch it.


Inadequate Bridge Condition Interview
Fri, Sep 28, 2012

Watch the interview with Rob Williams on the Inadequate Condition of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to watch it.


A Landmark Poisoned
Fri, Aug 24, 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District (“the District”) spent millions of dollars testing the soils for lead contamination and cleaning up lead contamination around the Golden Gate Bridge, only to then repeat the behavior which helped cause the contamination in the first place. Click Here to read the full article.


Paint chips on the Golden Gate Bridge
Fri, Aug 17, 2012

On March 22nd, 2012 at 4:15 PM we walked across the Golden Gate Bridge walkway. Click here to learn more...


Golden Gate Bridge Condition
Fri, Aug 10, 2012

Want to see the condition of The Golden Gate Bridge...Click Here


Bridge Painter Threatens Peaceful Protester
Thu, Jul 26, 2012

Watch a current Golden Gate Bridge Painter Threaten a Peaceful Protester. Click Here...


Speech Restrictions: Unconstitutional and Extreme
Fri, Jul 13, 2012

Recently, Golden Gate Waste surveyed other cultural and historical landmarks; bus, train and ferry terminals; and other large bridges to determine how their speech policies stacked up against the highly- restrictive policies at the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Ferry Terminals.  What we found was not surprising. The Golden Gate Bridge is the ONLY bridge or national landmark that we researched that restricts the length of protests and the hours of protests.  Click Here to read more...


Lead Exposure on the Golden Gate Bridge
Thu, Jul 5, 2012

In the past several months, Golden Gate Waste has chronicled repeated instances of lead contamination and re-contamination on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Perhaps most disturbing is the presence of lead paint chips on the pedestrian walkway of the Bridge. Golden Gate Waste and a Bridge District-paid consultant have both warned Bridge management about the presence of lead paint chips in public areas of the Bridge. Click Here to read more...


Commemorative Bricks Demolished
Fri, Jun 29, 2012

Thousands of people bought commemorative bricks for the Golden Gate Bridge 50th anniversary in 1987 - now those bricks have been destroyed. Click Here to read the story.


Fighting Freedom of Speech
Thu, Jun 21, 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge District could lower fares and tolls with the hundreds of thousands of dollars it has wasted on lawyers attempting to restrict the public’s basic freedom of speech, and then unsuccessfully defending those restrictions in court.  Click Here to read the article.


Times Change (But Not for the Better)
Wed, Jun 13, 2012

A Spotlight on Past and Present Bridge Managers of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Click Here to read more...


Kary Witt’s Travel Expenses and Toll Increases
Thu, Jun 7, 2012

Did you know that Golden Gate Bridge Manager Kary Witt has traveled all over the world with the Golden Gate Bridge District picking up tens of thousands of dollars in expenses - even while laying off hundreds of workers and increasing your tolls?  Click Here for More...


Who will pay the toll?
Fri, Jun 1, 2012

Have you ever wondered why Golden Gate Bridge tolls keep going up, or where that money is going?  Click Here to find out.


Asleep on The Bridge
Fri, May 25, 2012

Some of the Golden Gate Bridge painters have recently been caught sleeping on the job. Click Here to read the full article.


Golden Gate Bridge Lead Test
Thu, May 24, 2012

Paint chips from the Golden Gate Bridge walkway are tested.  Click Here to see the results.


Lead Contamination from The Golden Gate Bridge Repainting Project
Fri, May 18, 2012

Specifications to prevent contamination repeatedly violated on The Golden Gate Bridge. Click Here to read the article.


Shedding Light on The Facts
Fri, May 11, 2012

Shedding light on some of Golden Gate Bridge Manager Kary Witt's comments at the most recent Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District Board Meeting.  Click Here to read the article.


Bridge Manager of the Golden Gate Bridge exposed for mismanagement
Fri, Apr 27, 2012

Click here to read letter from DC16 BMST calling out Bridge Manager of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District on his mismanagement.


Mission Statement
Tue, Apr 24, 2012

It is the mission and purpose of this website to educate the public regarding the economically wasteful practices of the District and illuminate their overall poor management, especially where their employees’ and the public’s financial, health and safety interests are concerned.