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In the long term, the massive transportation package approved by Virginia's General Assembly will have very little impact on tolls.
Since the lanes opened last November, Virginia State Police tell WTOP that law enforcement handed out 51 tickets to drivers who falsely claimed to be a high-occupancy vehicle.
Millions of dollars in unpaid tolls have gone uncollected in Maryland, but a new proposal being considered by the General Assembly aims to make it harder to dodge fees and easier to collect the cash.
Starting in July, tolls to use several Maryland bridges and tunnels will go up.
Tolls at the main toll plaza will increase by 25 cents to $1.75 starting Jan. 1. Tolls at the on/off ramps will also increase by 25 cents to $1 on Jan. 1.
Since the ICC opened from I-270/I-370 in Shady Grove to I-95 in Laurel in November 2011, it's been a lightly traveled toll road. Most times of the day, commuters can zip across the 18.8 mile roadway without any traffic.
The cost to ride the Dulles Toll Road will likely increase 50 cents per trip, starting Jan. 1.
No driver likes paying a toll, but more may be coming in part of the D.C. region
Toll road cheaters are not just blowing through the E-ZPass lanes, they're skating by without paying the penalty.