BEREA, Ohio (Nov. 1, 2022) – The number of travelers, vehicle miles traveled, and E-ZPass use on the Ohio Turnpike have increased through nine months of 2022, says the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission.
The combined number of passenger cars and commercial trucks that traveled on the 241-mile Ohio Turnpike from January through September 2022 was 37,534,377, an increase of 1.5% compared to the same nine-month period a year ago. Passenger cars (27,725,141) were up 1.3%, and commercial trucks (9,809,236) were up 2%.
Total vehicle miles traveled was 2,316,160,610 year-to-date through the third quarter of 2022, an increase of 1.7% compared to last year.
Passenger cars traveled 1,384,665,074 miles, up 0.5%, and commercial trucks traveled 931,495,536 miles, up 3.5%.
In addition, E-ZPass use on the Ohio Turnpike continued to increase.Through nine months of the year, 63.2% of passenger car customers used E-ZPass, an increase of 2.3% compared to the same period a year ago; and 89% of commercial truck customers used E-ZPass, up 1.7%.
Ohio E-ZPass customers can save an average of 33% on toll rates, which are calculated and deducted from prepaid account balances.
Check out the Fare Calculator (https://www.ohioturnpike.org/e-zpass/toll-rates) to compare toll rates and the savings with E-ZPass.
NEWS RELEASE: https://www.ohioturnpike.org/docs/default-source/news-release-documents/news-release-documents-2022/ohio-turnpike-travelers-and-e-zpass-use-increase-year-to-date-through-third-quarter-2022.pdf?sfvrsn=e2d3f2c4_2