Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

KTA Announces It Will Increase Toll Rates but Discount K-TAG Users' Statements

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

KTA Announces It Will Increase Toll Rates but Discount K-TAG Users' Statements

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The Kansas Turnpike Authority will increase toll rates for motorists but provide "discounts" for drivers paying with its electronic toll collection, the KTA said in a statement Wednesday.

CEO Steve Hewitt said in the statement that "modest toll increases" would be necessary for future capital needs because the KTA, which is supported by user fees, doesn't receive tax funding.

As of May 1, the current rate for cash payments will increase about 10 percent to create a new base toll rate, on which customers who pay through the K-TAG electronic toll collection program will receive a discount of either 10 percent or 20 percent on their monthly statements, according to the KTA.

Marketing and communications director Rachel Bell said cash customers pay more in tolls than customers using K-TAG. …

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