Pa. Turnpike toll hike takes effect Sunday

    A toll hike on the Pennsylvania Turnpike takes effect for drivers Sunday, increasing the common cash toll for passenger vehicles from $1.10 to $1.25.

    The Associated Press says drivers using an E-ZPass will not see an increase in tolls.

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved the toll hike in January in an effort to generate money to help pay off bonds that fund highway improvements and mass transit systems around the state, according to the AP.

    The Associated Press says the latest hike is expected to raise $23 million in new revenue next year.

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