By Laura Perdew
The Toll Roads in Orange County (State Routes 73, 133, 241 and 261) have announced that cash toll collection will end on its 51-mile Toll Road network in less than 37 days and the countdown has begun on thetollroads.com.
On Wednesday, May 14 at 12:01 a.m., drivers on The Toll Roads will never have to stop and pay cash again. With a FasTrak transponder and ExpressAccount license-plate imaging, all tolls are collected electronically while motorists travel at highway speeds.
“We’re saying good-bye to cash, but we’re welcoming fast, more convenient ways for customers to pay their tolls,” said Lisa Bartlett, chairwoman of the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency.
In January, the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA), which operates The Toll Roads, introduced four new ways to pay tolls to replace cash toll collection. Along with the hugely-popular FasTrak