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Re: U.S. 301 Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge
« Reply #325 on: October 31, 2022, 08:44:41 AM »

No surprise.  Not "Oh wow, I am surprised!"  Meaning typical here.   As our latest fad is to make all toll roads cashless.  Why should Maryland be any different.

Though I am surprised that VA residents still have to pay full price despite the southern end of the bridge connects to Virginia.  You think MDTA would extend the courtesy and let VA residents share in the MD EZPass discount.

Transponder discrimination is a very sore spot and should not be allowed, but that is a different discussion.

Transponder discrimination?  You mean VA resident discrimination on MDTA's part.

Ask the same with respect to MA, NY, NJ.  They all do the same thing.
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Re: U.S. 301 Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge
« Reply #326 on: October 31, 2022, 08:54:31 AM »

No surprise.  Not "Oh wow, I am surprised!"  Meaning typical here.   As our latest fad is to make all toll roads cashless.  Why should Maryland be any different.

Though I am surprised that VA residents still have to pay full price despite the southern end of the bridge connects to Virginia.  You think MDTA would extend the courtesy and let VA residents share in the MD EZPass discount.

Transponder discrimination is a very sore spot and should not be allowed, but that is a different discussion.

Transponder discrimination?  You mean VA resident discrimination on MDTA's part.

It's not just Virginia. Maryland's discounts apply only to Maryland-issued transponders. It doesn't matter whether your E-ZPass is from Virginia, the Port Authority, Maine, whatever—if it's not from Maryland, you pay a higher toll.
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