San Miguel Corp. on Monday said motorists can expect seamless travel south of Metro Manila as Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) tollway becomes radio-frequency identification-ready.
Star Tollway Corp., the operator of the Star Tollway, said Autosweep RFID payment lanes, alongside regular cash lanes, are now operational at the toll plazas in the 42-kilometer toll road that stretches from Santo Tomas, Batangas to Batangas City.
The addition of Star Tollway completes the list of San Miguel Infrastructure tollways with Autosweep RFID access, joining South Luzon Expressway, Skyway, and the Naia Expressway.
To date, there are 58,000 vehicles traversing the Star Tollway, with 28 percent currently using Autosweep RFID as a payment mode.
The integration of Star Tollway into the Autosweep RFID system as well as the motorists’ increasing use of Autosweep RFID as a mode for payment are expected to reduce waiting and transaction times at the toll plazas.