Orange County

DeSantis unveils new plan that could save some Central Florida commuters money on tolls

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled a new plan Thursday morning during a news conference in Orlando aimed at saving some SunPass commuters money.

Beginning Sept. 1, drivers who pay 40 tolls per month will receive a 20% SunPass credit.

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Commuters who pay at least 80 tolls per month will have a 25% credit added to their account.

The SunPass Savings program will run six months and affects drivers who use Florida’s Turnpike and state roads 417, 528 and 429.

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DeSantis said the program could save 400,000 commuters a total of $40 million.

“We are really focusing on the people that are commuters,” he said. “This adds up to give some people breathing room, because the inflation is costing (consumers) thousands of dollars a year.”

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.

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