High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Exemption and Discount
Through the Clean Pass Program, eligible plug-in electric and hybrid electric vehicles may use the Long Island Expressway HOV lanes, regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. Vehicles must display the Clean Pass vehicle sticker, which is available from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Drivers of qualified vehicles may also receive a 10% discount on established E-ZPass accounts with proof of registration. For a list of eligible vehicles and Clean Pass sticker application instructions, see the Clean Pass Program website. This exemption expires September 30, 2019. For information about the E-ZPass discount, see the Green Pass Discount Plan website.