Toll Plaza/File Photo (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Some Drivers With E-ZPass Baffled By Those Without

The MTA says out of its 25 million monthly transactions at nine bridges and tunnels, nearly 80 percent were E-ZPass and 20 percent were cash. The Port Authority says at its crossings, 25 percent are cash, instead of the electronic device.


New Jersey Turnpike - Secaucus, NJ - Jul 1, 2011 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

Millions Across Tri-State Hitting Roads, Skies For July 4 Holiday Weekend

The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.


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New Jersey Turnpike Authority Ends E-ZPass Break For Non-New Jersey Customers

Drivers who have E-ZPass accounts in other states soon won’t get off-peak discounts when they pass through New Jersey.


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New Jersey Port Authority E-ZPass Would Lose Discount Under Turnpike Authority Plan

A plan to raise more money for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority by ending a discount for out-of-staters will actually hurt some New Jerseyans.


Schumer Wants E-Z Pass Text Alert System To Help Avoid $50 High-Speed Toll Fees

Schumer wants the four toll agencies that operate E-ZPass in New York State to implement a text-message warning system to alert drivers when their balances run low and about any impending charges they may face.


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Port Authority To Allow Cash Customers Through E-ZPass Lanes In Emergencies Like Outerbridge Crossing Debacle

An Easter backup approaching the Outerbridge Crossing has lead to a new policy from the Port Authority.


Drivers were stuck in traffic for hours on Easter Sunday (credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

Port Authority Head To Attend Public Meeting Over Easter Traffic Jam

Lawmakers from Staten Island were still outraged at the decision to have just one cash lane open at two toll bridges to New Jersey, which created massive traffic backups on Easter.


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NJ To Crackdown On Toll Cheats, Some E-ZPass Discounts Going Away

The Turnpike Authority wants to eliminate the off-peak E-ZPass discount for cars whose accounts are outside the New Jersey E-ZPass system.


Turnpike Authority: Toll Collection Errors Amount To Thousands In Lost Revenue

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority lost at least $358,472 in toll revenue in 2010 and $439,122 in 2009 as a result of toll collectors’ cash drawers coming up short.


A toll gate is removed from the Henry Hudson Bridge - New York, NY - Jan 20, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Toll Gates Removed From Henry Hudson Bridge

The Henry Hudson Bridge is expected to be a cashless crossing in 2012.


A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Turnpike Authority Might Curb Perks

More than 1,900 New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway employees might have to pay to commute to work.


A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.


The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 on May 11, 2007. (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.


Holland Tunnel (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

Report: Drivers Skipped NJ-NY Tolls 1.7 Million Times

The Port Authority said most of the violators are drivers without E-ZPass tags who go through the E-ZPass lanes.


The toll plaza at the Henry Hudson Bridge - New York, NY - Sep 28, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Cashless, Gateless Tolls For Henry Hudson Bridge

More than 80% of the business at the bridge is E-ZPass and the approach roads are relatively simple.