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Press Release
February 8, 2008
E-ZPass Application Now Available at Select DMV Offices in All New York City Boroughs

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is making it more convenient than ever to sign up for an E-ZPass account by making applications available at 11 designated New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations within New York City.

E-ZPass tag holders save money, time and gas (no more waiting in cash lanes) when crossing MTA's nine bridges and tunnels. New residents, those registering a vehicle, getting a license-anyone with business to conduct at the DMV, can pick up an application, fill it out, mail it and soon start gaining the E-ZPass advantages. E-ZPass is also good at 22 agencies across the eastern United States, from New York to Illinois and Maine to Virginia.

"We are always looking for ways to benefit our Bridges and Tunnels customers," said the agency's Acting President David Moretti. "The most efficient way to gain cost savings is through the E-ZPass discount."

Applications are currently available at the following New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations:


- NYS Bronx DMV
696 E. Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

- DMV Bronx Office Licensing
1350 Commerce Ave.
Bronx, NY 10461


- DMV Brooklyn Office, 2nd floor
625 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217

- Coney Island DMV
2875 West Eighth St.
Brooklyn, NY 1122


- College Point DMV
30-56 Whitestone Expressway
Flushing, NY 11354

- NYS DMV Jamaica District Office
168-46 91st Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11432


- DMV New York District Office
11 Greenwich St.
NY, NY 10004

- Harlem District DMV Office
156 E. 125th St.
NY, NY 10035

- Herald Square DMV
1293 Broadway
NY, NY 10001

- DMV License Express Office
300 West 34th St.
NY, NY 10001

Staten Island:

- Staten Island DMV
141 East Service Road
Staten Island, NY 10304

Customers can open an account using credit card, check or cash for an initial amount of $25. There is a $10 tag deposit, which is waved for credit card customers.

The E-ZPass customer base has grown steadily each year since MTA introduced the technology to New York City motorists in 1995. And while current total E-ZPass market share is a success story with 74% of its 830,000 customers using the device, Bridges and Tunnels wants to attract more new customers to share in the benefits. Increased E-ZPass usage is also good for New York and surrounding areas-swifter traffic flowing through toll lanes is better for the environment.

For general information about E-ZPass, visit the website at: or call 1-800-333-TOLL.

MTA facilities, which connect the five boroughs of New York City, include the Triborough, Throgs Neck, Bronx-Whitestone, Henry Hudson, Verrazano-Narrows, Cross Bay Veterans Memorial and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Bridges, and the Queens Midtown and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels. A share of toll money goes toward public mass transit maintenance and improvement.