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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Makes E-ZPass Devices Free

If you are traveling this weekend to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, it just might cost you less to get there. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced Wednesday, May 23, that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for new customers. Toll fees at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge are reduced […]

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March 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Metro to Allow Grace Period for Riders to Exit Stations Free of Charge

Soon, Metro riders will no longer have to pay a base fee to exit a station they just entered. According to a news release, the latest approved Metro budget includes a policy change that will provide Metro customers grace period to exit a station, which they entered within a 15 minute time frame. The Washington Metropolitan […]

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May 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Rolls Back Tolls Statewide (VIDEO)

Good news for drivers. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced today that he is rolling back Maryland’s toll rates. That’s right, from the Bay and Hatem bridges to the Harbor Crossings, the Intercounty Connector (ICC), and the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL), Governor Hogan’s toll rollback, which takes effect July 1 will save Maryland drivers […]

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February 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Berliner, Floreen, Hucker Concerned about Metro Raising Fares and Reducing Service

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee sent a letter this week to Chair Mortimer Downey and the other members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA, or Metro) Board of Directors “expressing our deep concern” about a staff proposal the board will consider on Feb. 26 to increase fares and […]

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