Governor Hogan stuck to his promise to roll back toll rates that were increased by former Governor Martin O’Malley, saving Maryland citizens $270 million over the next five years at the state’s various toll facilities.
The Maryland Transportation Authority also approved eliminating the monthly $1.50 E-Zpass account fee and proposed additional discounts. To take full advantage of the new discounts, MDTA is urging motorists to sign up for an E-ZPass. The discounts range from 25% to 37.5% over the cash rate.
“We are proud to announce what by far is our largest tax relief package to date and marks the first time tolls have been lowered in Maryland in nearly 50 years,” said Governor Hogan. “This tax cut will put more than a quarter billion back into the pockets of our beleaguered Maryland taxpayers, and back into our economy.”
The toll reductions were made possible by tightening of the state’s capital and operating budgets according to MDTA.
Continue reading to see the new toll rates for various facilities across the state.
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