Delaware River Port Authority
Officials say they’re signs of appreciation.
Ridership on the PATCO High Speed Line is down a little from near record highs seen a year ago, but managers aren’t all that concerned for now.
Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair.
“If you want to do a programmatic discount, you would need programmatic revenue,” says a DRPA spokesman, “and nobody has suggested where that programmatic revenue would come from.”
“We are cooperating fully, and our employees have been instructed accordingly,” says a DRPA spokesman.
A juvenile driver, forced to drive from Wildwood to Philadelphia, escaped by crashing into a police car on the Ben Franklin Bridge on Friday morning.
The Delaware River Port Authority says suggestions that tolls might be lowered on some of its bridges just isn’t in the cards.
The agency has also concluded its lengthy process to codify new ethics policies and eliminate perks like free EZ Passes.
A new, smaller E-ZPass is coming to a windshield near you.
The board of the Delaware River Port Authority has begun to make permanent many of the policy changes adopted by the agency recently in the name of reform.
The board of the Delaware River Port Authority has begun to make permanent many of the policy changes adopted by the agency recently.
Tom Raftery has now been given the duties and responsibilities of a “senior” manager, but some commissioners are balking over moves to adjust his salary from $130,000 to $165,000.
After a year-and-a-half at the helm of the Delaware River Port Authority, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down later this month.
Traffic on the bridges operated by the Delaware River Port Authority is down significantly, while those operated by the Burlington County Bridge Commission have seen an overall increase.
Federal officials will be sitting down with officials from the Delaware River Port Authority with some questions about how toll increases were put into effect.