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E-ZPass Basic Plan

MTA Bridges and Tunnels/New York State Thruway/Port Authority of NY&NJ/New York State Bridge Authority Basic Plan and the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge): No minimum use is required. At all Port Authority facilities, E-ZPass discounts are available. At MTA Bridges and Tunnels, E-ZPass discounts are available. At all New York State Thruway and New York State Bridge Authority facilities, E-ZPass discounts apply. This plan may be used wherever you see the E-ZPass sign displayed.
Plan Code: (STANDARD) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

Commuter Plans

Thruway Tappan Zee Bridge Commuter Plan: Receive a $2.00 discount per trip ($3.00 versus $5.00 cash rate) on the Tappan Zee Bridge. A minimum of 20 trips per month is required. If fewer than 20 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $3.00 for each trip not taken. Plan Code: (TZC) - Required Prepayment ($60.00).

Thruway Tappan Zee Bridge Carpool Commuter Plan: Receive a $4.50 discount ($0.50 versus $5.00 cash rate) on the Tappan Zee Bridge. Three (3) or more occupants must be in the vehicle. The $0.50 toll applies only at staffed lanes; $3.00 per trip is charged in unstaffed lanes. A minimum of 20 trips per month is required. If fewer than 20 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $0.50 for each trip not taken. Plan Code: (TZPL) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

Thruway Grand Island Commuter Plan: Receive a $0.72 discount per trip ($0.28 versus $1.00 cash rate) on the Grand Island Bridges. A minimum of 20 trips per month is required. If fewer than 20 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $0.28 for each trip not taken. If this plan is selected, the $25 required prepayment in Box B of application is waived. Plan Code: (GIC) - Required Prepayment ($5.00).

Thruway New Rochelle Commuter Plan: Receive a $0.65 discount ($1.10 versus $1.75 cash rate) on New Rochelle Barrier. A minimum of 20 trips per month is required. If fewer than 20 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $1.10 for each trip not taken. Plan Code: (NRC) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

Thruway Yonkers Commuter Plan: Receive a $0.70 discount ($0.55 versus $1.25 cash rate) on Yonkers Barrier. A minimum of 35 trips per month is required. If fewer than 35 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $0.55 for each trip not taken. Plan Code: (YKC) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

Thruway Harriman Commuter Plan: Receive a $0.70 discount ($0.55 versus $1.25 cash rate) on Harriman Barrier. A minimum of 35 trips per month is required. If fewer than 35 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $0.55 for each trip not taken. Plan Code: (HAC) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

New York State Bridge Authority Discount Plan: Receive a $0.50 discount ($1.00 versus the $1.50 cash rate) on the Rip Van Winkle, Kingston-Rhinecliff, Mid-Hudson, Newburgh-Beacon, and the Bear Mountain bridges. A minimum of 17 trips per month is required. If fewer than 17 trips are taken per month, you will be charged $1.00 for each trip not taken. This plan is assigned to a specific E-ZPass Tag. Plan Code: (NYSBA) - Required Prepayment ($25.00).

Port Authority Staten Island Bridges Plan: Available All Hours
The Port Authority NY/NJ Staten Island Bridges (PASI) Plan offers a 57% discount off the cash toll rate. The Plan requires 3 trips in a calendar month at the Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, and the Outerbridge Crossing. The cost of each trip is $6.00. Account holders making fewer than the required 3 trips will be charged at the prevailing E-ZPass rate. This plan is available to E-ZPass private account customers with non-commercial plates who enroll in the PASI Plan. Plan Code: (PASI)

Thruway Annual Permit Plan: An annual fee covers the toll for the first 30 miles or less per trip on the Thruway ticketed system, except when you cross the Castleton-on-Hudson Bridge, where a $0.62 surcharge is applied. Pay the following amount for each tag depending on which month you sign up: Jan. $88; Feb. $81; Mar. $74; Apr. $67; May $60; Jun. $53; Jul. $46; Aug. $39; Sept. $32; Oct. $24; Nov. $16; Dec. $8. This plan is assigned to a specific E-ZPass Tag. The sale of this plan cannot be refunded after 60 days from plan purchase. Plan Code: (NY12)

Port Authority Truck Volume Discount: The Truck Volume Discount program offers an additional 10% discount on E-ZPass off-peak toll rates for E-ZPass customers with NY or NJ commercial accounts who make 100 or more Port Authority New York-bound trips during non-peak hours. Discounts will be credited directly to qualifying accounts each month without a requirement to register for the program.

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Commercial Rebate Program: As the result of an MTA Rebate Program, commercial vehicles making a minimum of 11 trips across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in a calendar month using the same E-ZPass New York Commercial and Business account will receive rebates reducing their E-ZPass tolls by 18%. Tolls are collected only in the Staten Island-bound direction in accordance with federal law. No requirement to enroll for the Rebate Program; all New York Customer Service Center Commercial and Business accounts are automatically enrolled. Please note that passenger vehicle trips are not eligible and your account must be in good standing to receive the rebate. Rebates will continue for eligible accounts as long as the rebate program remains in effect. Plan Code: (VNC)

Resident Discount Plans

MTA Bridges and Tunnels Staten Island Residents (SIR) *: As the result of an MTA Rebate Program, effective March 22, 2015, residents are charged $5.74 (versus the $16.00 cash rate) at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, where tolls are collected only in the Staten Island-bound direction in accordance with federal law. Residents will receive an $.86 rebate of the $6.60 SIR toll for an SIR account with one or two trips in a calendar month and a $.50 rebate of each $6.24 SIR toll for an SIR account with more than two trips in a calendar month. In the event this rebate program ceases, the SIR toll for accounts with one or two trips will be $6.60 and for accounts with more than two trips will be $6.24. Vehicles must be registered to a valid resident address in Staten Island. Please note that vehicles used for commercial purposes are not eligible for residency plans. Residency status is subject to periodic review. Plan Code: (SIR)

MTA Rockaway/Broad Channel Residents*: Receive a $2.64 discount per trip ($1.36 versus $4.00 cash rate) on the Marine Parkway and Cross Bay Bridges. The toll on the Cross Bay Bridge is rebated after each trip. Vehicles must be registered to a valid resident address in Rockaway/Broad Channel in one of the following zip codes: 11691, 11692, 11693, 11694, 11695, and 11697. Please note that vehicles used for commercial purposes are not eligible for residency plans. Residency status is subject to periodic review. Plan Code: (RR)

Thruway Grand Island Resident**: Receive a $0.91 discount per trip ($0.09 versus the cash $1.00 per trip) on the Grand Island Bridges. Proof of Grand Island residency required. No minimum usage is required. Residency status is subject to periodic review. If this plan is selected, the $25 required prepayment in Box B of application is waived. Plan Code: (GIR) - Required Prepayment ($5.00).

MTA Staten Island Resident Carpool: Receive a discount at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for passenger vehicles with three or more occupants. Please visit http://web.mta.info/bandt/html/sicarpol.html for more information on requirements. This is not an E-ZPass discount plan.

* Attach a copy of your valid vehicle registration and a copy of your driver's license or utility bill. A vehicle registration may be used on only one E-ZPass account. Residency status is subject to periodic review.

** You must provide a copy of your driver's license, utility bill or lease agreement AND a copy of your vehicle registration for each E-ZPass Tag requested. A vehicle registration may be used on only one E-ZPass account. Residency status is subject to periodic review.


Vehicle Discount Plans

Port Authority Carpool Plan: Available All Hours
The Port Authority Carpool toll rate is $5.75 and available to all E-ZPass customers who subscribe to the Carpool Plan. The plan requires that there are three or more people in a vehicle with non-commercial plates. Customers must use a staffed "Cash/E-ZPass" lane and come to a complete stop so that the Toll Collector can verify the number of occupants in the vehicle. Plan Code: (PACP)

Port Authority Green Pass Discount Plan***: The Port Authority Green Pass Discount Plan offers a $6.25 toll rate during off-peak hours to qualified low-emission vehicles. Visit www.panynj.gov for program details. Plan Code: (PAGRN)

Thruway Motorcycle Discount Plan***: Proof of motorcycle registration is required to receive special motorcycle tag. Motorcycles will be charged 50% of the cash toll rate. Cannot be combined with commuter plans. Plan Code: (MTRC)

Thruway Green Pass Discount Plan***: Receive a special 10% discount on all Thruway facilities for Hybrid vehicles that get at least 45 miles to the gallon and meet specific emissions standards as outlined on the Authority's website www.thruway.ny.gov/ezpass/greentag.html. Cannot be combined with commuter plans. Plan Code: (GREEN)

Thruway Motor Home Discount Plan***: Proof of motor home registration is required to receive the special motor home discount. Motor homes will receive the passenger vehicle rate based on the number of axles on the motor home. Plan Code: (MHM)

*** Proof of vehicle registration is required to receive the special discount rate.


PAY PER TRIP with Standard Plan

PAY PER TRIP with Standard Plan: This is a "post-paid" plan that enables you to link your E-ZPass account to your bank checking account and pay for all your E-ZPass tolls once per day, direct from your bank account, for the days on which you have E-ZPass toll usage. No money is held as "prepaid balance" like with the other E-ZPass plans, there is no need to provide a credit card number, and your account is not charged until you incur tolls (except in some circumstances on the night you sign up). If you optionally provide a backup credit card payment form you will not be required to maintain a deposit for each tag on your account, and the credit card will also serve as a secondary payment method if the bank account withdrawal fails for some reason. For more information see the PAY PER TRIP FAQ. Plan Code: (PPT)

New customers may use the PAY PER TRIP plan if they select the plan description "PAY PER TRIP with Standard Plan" during signup. Existing E-ZPass customers:

  • Go to www.e-zpassny.com and sign-in to your account
  • Go to Plans and select "PPT"
  • Follow the instructions to enter your banking information (if not already linked to your account) and complete the PAY PER TRIP enrollment
PAY PER TRIP is not available to Business or Commercial customers.

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