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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #30 on: August 17, 2012, 12:40:58 PM »
I just called N.Y. E-Z Pass. They told me that if it is issued by Port Authority, there is a $1 monthly fee. MTA and NY Thruway do not charge the fee.

She told me that it is up to the agency to choose who they take. Meaning, if I apply for the E-Z Pass, they will decide who issues me the E-Z Pass. They might choose P.A., or they might not. She told me that if Port Authority chooses me, I can cancel and reapply and hope one of the others chooses me next time.

Sounds like a crazy system to me!!


Why the annoying font?

My guess is that's if you order it from EZpass directly, but if you order from MTA then you'll get the one without the fees.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #31 on: August 17, 2012, 12:50:07 PM »
Why the annoying font?

My guess is that's if you order it from EZpass directly, but if you order from MTA then you'll get the one without the fees.
It links you to EZ Pass.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #32 on: August 17, 2012, 12:52:15 PM »
It links you to EZ Pass.

Hmm, I guess you're right. Perhaps buying from a retailer is the way to go then.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #33 on: August 17, 2012, 03:03:51 PM »
I have carpool with ny ezpass and never had a $1 fee. Got the tag coupla years ago direct from ezpass
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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2012, 05:52:26 PM »
I'm having a hard time coming to a  conclusion from all the posts. I currently have a NJ EZ-Pass and am living in NJ. I travel often to NYC and I believe there are significant discounts for some of the bridges an tunnels. The GWB, Battery Tunnel, Outerbridge, and Verazzano, are what I use most frequently. Are they any discounts for having NJ EZ-Pass over NY? I use the GSP pretty often. Also will they for sure give you a NY EZ-Pass with a NJ address? Is there a sure way to get through MTA or NY Thruway to avoid monthly fee? Any links?
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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2012, 06:06:12 PM »
AFAIK the only benefit of having a NJ tag over a NY tag is that you save a few cents on GSP tolls during off-peak hours.

The are a few benefits of a NY over NJ. One of them is saving about $4 on the verazzano.

From what I've read here, it seems there is no way to choose which agency will issue your tag when applying by mail/online.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #36 on: September 20, 2012, 06:10:37 PM »
That's interesting. I wonder how they decide.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #37 on: September 20, 2012, 10:47:40 PM »
I'm having a hard time coming to a  conclusion from all the posts. I currently have a NJ EZ-Pass and am living in NJ. I travel often to NYC and I believe there are significant discounts for some of the bridges an tunnels. The GWB, Battery Tunnel, Outerbridge, and Verazzano, are what I use most frequently. Are they any discounts for having NJ EZ-Pass over NY? I use the GSP pretty often. Also will they for sure give you a NY EZ-Pass with a NJ address? Is there a sure way to get through MTA or NY Thruway to avoid monthly fee? Any links?
I don't think you can get a NY E-Zpass with a NJ Address.
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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #38 on: September 20, 2012, 10:56:31 PM »
I don't think you can get a NY E-Zpass with a NJ Address.
You sure can.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #39 on: April 05, 2021, 02:09:46 PM »
New toll rates will be in effect at MTA Bridges and Tunnels beginning April 11, 2021. New E-ZPass mid-tier toll rate for improper tag mounting also goes into effect.

https://new.mta.info/document/32591

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #40 on: April 05, 2021, 03:19:58 PM »
New toll rates will be in effect at MTA Bridges and Tunnels beginning April 11, 2021. New E-ZPass mid-tier toll rate for improper tag mounting also goes into effect.

https://new.mta.info/document/32591


It seems to only apply to nyezpass, is that true? Does NJ already have such a rule in place that i just dont know about?

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #41 on: April 06, 2021, 02:23:26 PM »
Good luck getting a credit when a properly mounted tag is not read due to a technical issue. Wait times are insane.

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #42 on: April 06, 2021, 03:27:32 PM »
Good luck getting a credit when a properly mounted tag is not read due to a technical issue. Wait times are insane.
You can file for a credit on the website. May be faster

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #43 on: April 06, 2021, 03:52:54 PM »
Good luck getting a credit when a properly mounted tag is not read due to a technical issue. Wait times are insane.
why not just put in your license plate info so they can just bill your account when the tag isn't read?

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Re: E-Z Pass
« Reply #44 on: April 08, 2021, 09:19:25 AM »
why not just put in your license plate info so they can just bill your account when the tag isn't read?
The new rules that go into effect soon state that if they cannot read the tag and use your plates to link your account, you will be charged a higher fee for an improperly mounted tag.