Massachusetts is arguably the best place to create an E-ZPass account and obtain a transponder. E-ZPass transponder are free when ordered from the state of Massachusetts Department of Transportation website. Massachusetts requires no monthly fee if statements are sent by email and requires no deposit for the transponder.
Fifteen states use E-ZPass for electronic toll collection. Although E-ZPass transponders may be purchased from any state, Massachusetts is the only state that does not charge some combination of monthly fees and transponder deposits.
Anyone can join online or download and return an E-ZPass application from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation website. Those who live in Massachusetts can also obtain a transponder and set up an account in person from a Massachusetts customer service center.