Is toll collection the only thing EZ Pass transponders are being used for? Surprisingly, the answer is no, and if that sounds unsettling, it should.
Since the construction of the first Turnpike, the United States highway system has evolved due to the needs of the people and military, with many of these improvements supported by taxes rather than tolls. Due to the aging highway system and states lacking the funds to maintain the roads, the toll concept began to re-emerge. This concept is not foreign to the state of Massachusetts, but how should tolls be implemented without comprising roadway efficiency?