E-Z Pass ½ Price Discount For Senior Drivers In Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

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E-Z Pass ½ Price Discount For Senior Drivers In Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

E-Z Pass Discount for Senior DriversE-Z Pass offers a ½ price discount on tolls to Senior drivers 65 years and older who have vehicles registered in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. You must first obtain an E-Z Pass and then apply for the discount. What a savings! Another perk of having an E-Z Pass is the ease of going through toll booths.
To find out more about this Senior discount Program from the Delaware River Port Authority call the following numbers or check it out on line using this link.

From NJ: (856) 968-3347 or 3348; or (856) 968-2000 press 5 for Customer Service.
From PA: (215) 218-3750 ext 3347 or 3348; or press 5 for Customer Service.

***877-736-6727 PLEASE CALL THIS NUMBER FOR PA                                 

PS - This discount only applies to tolls over the Delaware River (Thanks to a reader who pointed this out to me.  - Gloria 7/19/10)

 

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Rainmaker
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Eric J
Eric J - Dream Home Financing

That is great news for seniors but the problem is the state needs that money to maintain the roads. They already claim to be losing money maintaining them. Where will it come from? 

February 17, 2010 04:27 PM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
Hard Working Professionals (484) 431-3686
Century 21 Absolute Realty

Hi Eric,  Thanks for the question and your concern.  This is already something in place.  I would hope the Delaware River Port Authority had weighed the sides before offering this program to Seniors.  The way I understand where the money goes from E-Z Pass collections is into the pot for "paid" roads and bridges.  And if the DRPA is having difficulties, then by all means they should drop this program.  But until that time, this is a way for Seniors on a fixed income to save some money.   Sincerely, Gloria

February 17, 2010 04:52 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
Lancaster Relo Specialist
RE/MAX Associates of Lancaster, PA.

I have been putting off getting this, but it's a definite for the shore this summer !!!!!!!!!!

February 17, 2010 07:42 PM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
Hard Working Professionals (484) 431-3686
Century 21 Absolute Realty

Mike, we have an E-Z Pass and it is great when you are traveling at peak times.  Going to the shore, now that sounds really wonderful right now!

February 17, 2010 08:24 PM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
RE/MAX Centre Realtors

Timely information. I will pass it on to my senior clients who will be going to the shore this summer.

February 24, 2010 06:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
Hard Working Professionals (484) 431-3686
Century 21 Absolute Realty

Gita, thanks for stopping by, helpful for those on fixed income.  Take care, Gloria

March 23, 2010 07:08 PM
Anonymous #7
Anonymous
Adib Barsoum

Correct me if I am wrong but I believe this senior citizen discount only applies to the Port Authority bridges over the Delaware,

Adib.

July 19, 2010 11:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
Hard Working Professionals (484) 431-3686
Century 21 Absolute Realty

Hi Adib, Thank you for stopping and pointing this out to me.  I called to check on this and you are correct.  So I will make a note of this in my post.  Still a great savings for those people using the bridges.

In appreciation,
Gloria

July 19, 2010 01:22 PM
Anonymous #9
Anonymous
steve

Does this apply if one already has a PA EZ Pass? The way I read it, it only applies if the EZ Pass account is a NJ account.

August 20, 2010 12:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
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Century 21 Absolute Realty

Hi Steve, How I understand it and it was pointed out by Adib, is anyone with an E-Z Pass who uses the bridges over the Delaware River and is 65 or older will get this discount.  Check with E-Z Pass for further clarity.  The number and a link is above.

Thanks for stopping by.

Gloria

August 20, 2010 01:13 PM
Anonymous #11
Anonymous
Theory

how much does a Delaware EZ pass cost per month?

October 31, 2010 11:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
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Century 21 Absolute Realty

Theory,  If you do everything on line there is no monthly fee.  Initally, you are required to establish an account with money in it for your usage ($25?).  Then with toll usage it gets reduced.  When it goes down to around $10 EZ Pass needs to replenish your account, via your credit card or check or cash payment.  Here is a link to check it out some more  - EZ PASS Delaware

Thanks for stopping by.
Gloria

October 31, 2010 10:17 PM
Anonymous #13
Anonymous
Deb

What happens if you forget and use it and you are not quite 65 yet.  My husband has it on his car and I had to borrow his car for a week, because my car was at the garage being fixed.  I forgot and just went through the EZ-Pass.

July 08, 2011 07:27 AM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
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Century 21 Absolute Realty

Hi Deb,  I do not know this answer, so please call the Customer Service Center number 1.877.PENNPASS (736.6727) and ask your question.  

All the best. 
Gloria

July 08, 2011 09:50 PM
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