Pennsylvania Turnpike Increases Tolls 5 Percent
January 6, 2022
Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike increased over the weekend, widening the turnpike’s gap as the most expensive tollway system in the world.
A 5-percent toll increase approved by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) this summer took effect just after midnight on Sunday for all E-ZPass and Toll By Plate customers. The increase applies to the entire turnpike system, with the exception of the Southern Beltway west of Pittsburgh.
The increase, the lowest annual hike in six years, goes toward the turnpike’s required payments to the state to fund off-turnpike transportation needs under...