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Thousands Of DRPA Bridge Drivers To Get Toll Discount By End Of Year

The New Jersey Transit hike starts in October. The DRPA is preparing to roll out the toll discount within three months.



Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Rising 6% in January

Commission spokesman Carl DeFebo says it will mark the second year in a row that turnpike tolls will be increased across the board, after several years of smaller increases for EZ Pass customers.


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Pa. Turnpike To Crack Down On Speeding Through EZ Pass Lanes

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has now installed digital speed signs to show drivers exactly how fast they’re going.


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Beware Of EZ Pass Phishing Scam

By Jim Donovan: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has learned of an email phishing scam which appears to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls. The Port Authority is advising EZ […]


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Pa. Tpk. Tolls Rising 5 Percent in January, For Both Cash and E-Z Pass

A Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission spokesman says this will be the first time in a couple of years that the toll hike will apply evenly to cash and E-Z Pass customers.


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DRPA Says It Won’t Use Temporary Revenues To Fund EZ Pass Commuter Discounts

“If you want to do a programmatic discount, you would need programmatic revenue,” says a DRPA spokesman, “and nobody has suggested where that programmatic revenue would come from.”


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Annual Toll Hikes Set To Take Effect Along PA Turnpike

Another round of annual toll hikes is set to take effect along the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sunday.


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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Approves Toll Increase

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved another toll increase that will take effect in January.


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DRPA Investigator Says Agency’s Reforms Are Still Incomplete

DRPA inspector general Thomas Raftery says that ethics policies are not uniform across the board, procedures for contracts and purchasing are confusing, and promised reforms have still not be implemented.


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Pay Atlantic City Expressway Tolls Or Lose Car Registration, NJ Drivers Warned

The Atlantic City Expressway is ready to join the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway in a unique way to target toll cheaters: go after their vehicle registrations.



E-ZPass Interagency Group Aims To Add More States Along I-95 To Its Acceptance List

Imagine driving from Maine to Florida without stopping to pay a toll. The people who run E-ZPass are a little closer to making that happen.


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Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Online Survey: ‘Still No EZ Pass? Why Not?’

As part of a yearlong feasibility study of switching to an all-electronic toll system, the Pennsylvania Turnpike has launched an online survey of cash-paying customers.


January Toll Increase On Pa. Turnpike Is For Cash Customers Only

Starting in January, E-ZPass customers will see no increase, while cash customers will see average increases of around 10-percent.



Street Road Interchange On Pa. Turnpike Gets New Price Structure

Starting Sunday, folks who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s new Street Road EZ-Pass interchange will be getting a break on tolls.


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Construction Set For New EZ-Pass-Only Turnpike Exit In Chester County

The new EZ-Pass only interchange will be located about halfway between the Valley Forge and Downingtown interchanges on the east-west turnpike. It will let drivers enter and exit the turnpike in both directions at Route 29.