For Immediate Release
July 31, 2023
ICYMI: Toll Relief Program Marks Halfway Point Providing
Customers with More Than $227 Million in Savings
Customers see more than $37 million in toll relief in June
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Now
in its sixth month of providing savings to commuters, the Toll Relief Program
signed by Governor DeSantis has saved customers more than $227 million since it
launched on January 1, 2023. In June alone, $37.2 million of account credits
were posted to 1.1 million customer accounts.
year-long program automatically gives frequent users with at least 35 monthly
toll transactions a 50 percent toll credit to their account. The Toll Relief
Program builds on the successful SunPass Savings Program that concluded in
December and resulted in approximately 384,000 Florida drivers saving over $18
rampant inflation caused by years of bad decisions by politicians in
Washington, I am proud that we have put Florida in the position to provide
year-long savings to families,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.
Toll Relief Program has brought consistent savings to Florida drivers through
its first six months,” said Florida Department of Transportation
Secretary Jared W. Perdue, P.E. “Governor DeSantis’ vision for this program
has created opportunities for Floridians to find savings when inflation has
increased in other areas of life.”
Toll Relief Program has made it a little easier for commuters as they travel to
do business, spend time with family and friends, and enjoy all that Florida has
to offer,” said Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Executive Director and
CEO Nicola Liquori. “The Toll Relief Program allows us to give back to
our loyal customers and thank them for their continued support. Florida’s
Turnpike Enterprise is proud to offer this additional cost saving benefit.”
addition to the 25% savings SunPass customers already receive, the Toll Relief
Program provides drivers with another way to save. The program runs through
December 31 and is expected to provide 1.2 million drivers with savings of
nearly $480 over the course of the year.
The Toll Relief Program is administered by Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and includes SunPass as well as other Florida-based tolling agency partners throughout the state. Customers are encouraged to ensure their transponder is properly mounted in the vehicle and their account is in good standing.
SunPass is the prepaid electronic toll collection program operated by Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, the toll agency for the state. To learn more about SunPass, please visit SunPass.com or call 1-888-TOLL-FLA (1-888-865-5352).
The Florida Department of Transportation’s mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities. The department is committed to building a transportation system that not only fits the current needs of Florida’s residents and visitors but also enhances mobility throughout the state to accommodate its consistent and rapid growth. The unique nature of the Sunshine State and its year-round warm climate provides numerous opportunities to achieve the department’s mission through multiple transportation modes including highways/streets, air, rail, sea, spaceports, transit, and the ever-expanding deployment of bicycle & pedestrian facilities.