Green Pass Discount

October 04, 2023


The New York Thruway Authority offers a special 10% discount on E-ZPasses for Hybrid vehicles that get at least 45 miles to the gallon. Eligible vehicles must be certified to the California Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) standard for vehicles of model year 2005 or later. Vehicles from pre-model year 2005 must be certified  to the California Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) standard.

As of February 2022, the Green Discount Plan is only available to plug-in electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. A list of eligible vehicles can be found here.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: New York
Incentive Type: Other Incentive
Web Site:
Administrator: New York Thruway Authority
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Passenger Electric Vehicles
  • Zero Emission Vehicles
  • Plug-in Electric Hybrid Vehicles


Name: E-ZPass New York Customer Service Center
Organization: New York Thruway Authority
Address: P.O. Box 15187
Albany NY 12212-5187
Phone: (800) 333-8655

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.