Updated: Jun 26
November 28, 2022 | njspotlightnews.org
For the second year in a row, tolls will be going up automatically at the start of a new year on New Jersey’s major toll roads.
The increases totaling 3% will go into effect on the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike and Atlantic City Expressway on Jan. 1 under operating budgets adopted in recent weeks by the respective agencies that administer the toll roads.
The toll-road operators can hike tolls by as much as 3% annually without holding new rounds of public hearings under a controversial new policy the agencies authorized in 2020.
NJ SEED: Lessons on how to make governing more efficient. Toll-road Commissioners can often avoid taking responsibility for hiking tolls by saying “the policy made me do it”.