Traffic, Revenue Increase on NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway for Fifth Straight Year reports, “For the fifth straight year, toll revenue and traffic was up on both the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, exceeding projections. The Turnpike Authority, which operates both roads, reported a total of $1.788 billion in revenues for 2016, $1.57 billion of it from tolls. Out of that revenue, the authority paid $493.29 million in operating expenses, $1.09 billion for construction and $773 million to pay debt.”