E-ZPass

MTA introduces new E-ZPass payment method
MTA introduces new E-ZPass payment method
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/05/2013 at 2:45PM

E-ZPass payments are becoming even easier. Drivers will no longer need to link their E-ZPasses to a credit card or maintain a minimum balance. Instead, they can deduct tolls from a bank account and pay the same day that an electronic pass is used, the MTA announced Tuesday. “We believe this is a feature customers [...]

Tolls reinstated on Rockaway bridges
Tolls reinstated on Rockaway bridges
News Terence M. Cullen 12/05/2012 at 8:02AM

Tolls on the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge, suspended since Sandy, went back into the effect on Saturday, December 1. Crossing once again costs $3.25 in the cash lane and $1.80 for E-ZPass users. Since the bridge reopened a few days after the storm, fares going across the Cross Bay, along with the Marine Parkway-Gil [...]

Drivers to pay more at Port Authority crossings beginning Sunday
News Billy Rennison 11/30/2012 at 1:40PM

Toll hikes go into effect on Port Authority crossings beginning Sunday, a December tradition drivers will have to get used to. E-ZPass users will be paying an additional 75 cents — $8.25 off peak and $10.25 on peak — while cash tolls will rise $1 to $13. All increases will apply to the Lincoln & Holland [...]

MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
MTA announces fare and toll hike proposals
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 12:49PM

Today the Metropolitan Transit Authority officially announced its proposals for the fare and toll hikes that are planned for March. The agency said that the increases will bring in “vitally needed revenue to support the New York region’s transportation system.” The MTA is considering four options that would increase bus and subway rides. On October [...]