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MDOT MVA offices to close October 12 for federal holiday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices Monday, October 12, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. MDOT MVA offices will reopen Tuesday, October 13, by appointment only. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be available through the holiday. Customers are encouraged to check the MDOT MVA eStore …


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E-ZPass Customer Service Centers in MDOT MVA branches to reopen next week by appointment only

BALTIMORE, MD—Officials with the Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Monday that they would reopen their six E-ZPass Customer Service Centers within the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration branches at limited capacity and by appointment only beginning Tuesday, October 13. These facilities are located in Bel Air, Beltsville, Gaithersburg, Glen Burnie MDOT MVA branches. Two new locations – in …


Governor Hogan announces all-electronic tolling now permanent at all MDTA facilities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling is now permanent across Maryland, including at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95), Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95), Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895), and Nice/Middleton Bridge (US 301). With all-electronic tolling, drivers do not stop to pay tolls. Instead, tolls are collected through E-ZPass and video tolling. The system …

MDTA E-ZPass customer service centers to reopen on June 15 with limited capacity

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Thursday that officials would reopen E-ZPass® Customer Service Centers at its toll facility buildings with limited capacity beginning Monday, June 15th. Centers located at Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration branches will remain closed until further notice. For a full list of center locations at Maryland toll facilities and operating hours, click …

MDTA votes to cut toll penalties in half

BALTIMORE, MD—With its next generation electronic toll collection system coming online this summer, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board on Thursday approved a measure that cuts in half the civil penalties for non-payment of a video toll, from $50 to $25, and accelerates a 15% toll rate discount for customers who pay video tolls within a certain timeframe. Both changes …

MVA to close all branch offices in response to COVID-19

BALTIMORE, MD—To help protect the health and safety of customers and employees, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices statewide effective at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20th. This operational change is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Branch offices will remain closed until further notice. All previously scheduled appointments are cancelled. Customers will receive …

MDTA implements electronic tolling statewide in response to COVID-19

BALTIMORE, MD—In response to Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order on Tuesday and to help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Maryland Transportation Authority will initiate statewide all-electronic (cashless) tolling effective at 3 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and until further notice. The MDTA will also close all E-ZPass® Maryland Customer Service Centers effective Wednesday, March 18, until further notice. To assist …

All-electronic tolling begins at Francis Scott Key Bridge on October 30

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority is reminding motorists that the MDTA will begin cashless toll collection at the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) in Baltimore on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Prior to the morning rush hour on Wednesday, all-electronic toll collection will begin at the Key Bridge via E-ZPass® and Video Tolling. With all-electronic tolling, cash will no longer be …