Live elsewhere but plan to travel through New Jersey during off-peak times? It’ll cost you. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has announced the unanimous passing of a measure that discontinues off-peak travel discounts to E-Z Pass drivers not registered in the Garden State.
While New Jersey E-Z Pass customers won’t be affected, as the Associated Press reports, those with E-Z Pass accounts in other states can expect to pay about 34 percent more during off-peak travel through the state.
There is one loophole: You don’t have to live in New Jersey to set up an E-Z Pass account there.