E-ZPass


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E-ZPass

The first multi-state, electronic highway toll collection system in the U.S. Predominantly in the Northeast, toll systems in other parts of the country may also accept E-ZPass. Launched in 1991, E-ZPass was created by the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania toll agencies.


Internal E-ZPass RFID Tag
External E-ZPass tags are bolted to the license plate frame. However, radio frequencies (RF) penetrate glass and plastic, which is why the tag's chip and antenna housing can be mounted inside the car on the windshield, as in this example. See RFID tag.
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The plan, unveiled last month in a filing with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, recommends a higher rate for the 30 percent of drivers who shun the 15-year-old E-ZPass system, formerly known as FAST LANE.
As a result of the most recent toll changes in January 2016, the average cash toll equals 12.9 cents per mile, and the average E-ZPass toll is 9.2 cents per mile (up from 7.4 cents per mile for both cash and E-ZPass after the first increase in 2009).
For now, the report is one more reason to get and use the E-ZPass transponders.
Additionally, her license was in a non-renewal status for outstanding E-ZPass fines and parking tickets in Somerville, the registry said.
"It made it more difficult at first because that first week (in May, when Massachusetts replaced FastLane signs with E-ZPass, joining 13 other states) they didn't have the appropriate signs up.
People can move faster with Fast Lane or E-ZPass automatic transponders, and more than 21 million have been issued, according to the state Department of Transportation.