Special Programs

E-ZPass MA offers special discount programs to qualified Massachusetts residents.

Annual Resident Programs

Tobin Memorial Bridge Program

Qualified residents of Charlestown and Chelsea (eligible zip codes are 02129 and 02150) can use the Tobin Memorial Bridge for a discounted toll rate of $0.15 (one-way).

Sumner and Ted Williams Tunnels

Qualified residents of East Boston, South Boston, or the North End (eligible zip codes are 02109, 02110, 02113, 02114, 02127, 02128 and 02210) can use the Tunnels for a discounted toll rate of $0.20 (one-way).

Program Sign-up Requirements – You must

  • Apply in person.  Applications for this program are processed only at the East Boston, Saugus and Haymarket Center EZDriveMA Customer Service Centers. See EZDriveMA Customer Service Centers for specific address information.
  • Present a current Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles registration and lease agreement, if applicable, for your registered vehicle. This information must confirm that you reside in and that your vehicle is garaged in a qualifying zip code area.
  • Present a current Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • Present a current proof of residency (i.e. most recent utility statement, telephone statement, bank or credit card statement) 

Program Requirements and Information

  • Only privately owned or leased 2-axle vehicles with up to 4 tires are eligible; no commercial vehicles are allowed.
  • Transponders for the E-ZPass MA Resident Program may only be used by residents who reside in Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, North End, or South Boston. The unauthorized use of this transponder may subject you to certain fines and/or penalties in accordance with the provisions of E-ZPass MA regulations or those of other jurisdictions.
  • Qualified residents of East Boston, North End and South Boston (eligible zip codes are 02109, 02110, 02113, 02114, 02127, 02128 and 02210) can use the Sumner, Callahan and Ted Williams tunnels for a one way discounted toll of $0.20.
  • Qualified residents of Charlestown and Chelsea (eligible zip codes are 02129 and 02150) can use the Tobin Memorial Bridge for a one way discounted toll of $0.15.
  • The name and address on all documents must match the name and address of the account holder. You are not authorized to use an Annual Resident Program transponder if you are not an eligible resident.
  • All eligible residents must visit one of the 3 locations listed above annually in order to re-qualify and remain in the program. Failure to re-qualify will result in the loss of your program discounts. While not on the program the full toll rate will be charged to your account.
    • Failure to adhere to the program guidelines may subject you to fines, penalties and/or removal from the program in accordance with the provisions of MassDOT regulations or those of other jurisdictions.
    • If you move out of an eligible resident area, you must contact the Customer Service Center at 1-877-627-7745.

Annual Resident Program Application(PDF)


Annual Carpool Program

The Carpool Program encourages ride sharing and the use of high occupancy vehicles. Discounts are available to commuters who travel with 3 or more people in their private passenger vehicle and use the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) or the Sumner/Ted Williams Tunnels.

Note: Commercial vehicles, business vehicles and motorcycles are not eligible for the Carpool Program.

Program Sign-up Requirements – You must

  • Apply in person at any of EZDriveMA Customer Service Centers.
  • Present a current Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles registration and lease agreement, if applicable, for your registered vehicle.
  • Present a current Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • Bring your Transponder along with your application.
  • Provide a valid credit/debit card.

Program Requirements and Information

  • Only privately owned or leased 2-axle vehicles with up to 4 tires are eligible; no commercial vehicles are allowed.
  • Only one vehicle allowed per account
  • Travel outside of the selected zone will result in a Pay By Plate MA charge to your credit/debit card.
  • Carpool decal “C” must not be removed
  • Misuse of this program will result in immediate removal from the program.
  • All participants must re-qualify annually to remain in the program.

See the Annual Carpool Program Application for Carpool Zones and related fees