All-electronic tolling means no construction of or stopping at toll booths and less congestion.
- Collect tolls at highway-speeds
- Collect tolls electronically – no stopping at toll booths
- Detect and classify vehicles electronically
- Read transponders electronically
- Read license plates using cameras for those vehicles that do not have a transponder
Sustainable Funding Source with Improving Fuel Efficiency and Electric Vehicles
Improved Road and Bridge Conditions Lower Vehicle Operating Costs
More Expensive to Collect
Today’s high speed All Electronic Tolling technology does not require toll booths or stopping. Drivers can continue to travel at highway speeds. (NO toll booths in the middle of the road)
Only need space for a gantry over the roadway rather than real estate for toll booth construction. (No toll plazas at freeway exits)
Toll collection costs average between 12% and 18% of the tolls. (DOES NOT cost 50% to collect tolls)
Tolling means you must put toll booths in the middle of the road.
You must add toll both plazas at every freeway exit.
It costs 50% of the toll revenue to collect the tolls.
MDOT's Talking Michigan Transportation Podcast
How does Electronic Tolling Collection work?