For immediate release: October 10, 2013
Contact: Dan Weiller: (518) 471-5300
E-ZPASS NOW FOR SALE AT NEW NY BRIDGE OUTREACH CENTERS
IN TARRYTOWN AND NYACK
Travelers Can Purchase Tags at Tarrytown and Nyack Locations for $25
E-ZPass tags are now available for purchase at the New NY Bridge Community Outreach Centers in Tarrytown and Nyack.
The pre-packaged E-ZPass tags can be purchased for $25 and are ready for immediate use. E-ZPass users avoid delays when traveling through toll plazas, receive a discount on every Thruway toll they pay, and enjoy the convenience of using E-ZPass in fifteen states from Maine to North Carolina and New Jersey to Illinois.
“E-ZPass was pioneered two decades ago by the Thruway Authority, and it is the easiest and smartest way to for motorists to pay tolls,” said Thruway Authority Chairman Howard P. Milstein. “We are always looking at new ways to make E-ZPass even more useful and easy to get. The community outreach centers are open seven days a week, so motorists will be able to get E-ZPass tags whenever it is convenient.”
E-ZPass tags have a $25 value and are active upon purchase. The first $15 is immediately available for toll usage, and the remaining $10 becomes available once the tag is registered online or by phone. E-ZPass provides a five percent savings on Thruway tolls and offers toll discounts on many other roadways.
The Community Outreach Centers for the new bridge project were established last year as a gathering place and source of information for the community regarding the New NY Bridge. They are located at:
The centers are open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
E-ZPass is accepted in 15 states: Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Thruway E-ZPass customers have saved more than $177 million on toll discounts over the past 20 years. Today, there are approximately 5.4 E-ZPass trips on the Thruway every second of every day.
To learn more about the New NY Bridge, visit: www.newnybridge.com.
For more information about E-ZPass, visit www.e-zpassNY.com.