out of its E-ZPass partnership with neighboring New Jersey, the New
Castle-Wilmington News Journal reported Jan. 7.
problems, including long waits for subscribers who call the partnership,
are among the reasons cited by the smaller state for wanting out.
In addition, the state had expected to share in profits produced by
E-ZPass; instead, the system is in debt.
of Transportation officials told the newspaper Delaware could have
to spend up to $14 million to extract itself from the partnership,
which has been in effect for seven years. However, E-ZPass users would
still be able to use the same passes if the system does change.