PATCO Back To Normal Rail Schedules As Track Work Nears EndDelaware River Port Authority officials say a nearly two-year track rehabilitation project on the Ben Franklin Bridge has mostly been completed.
Drivers Can Sign Up For DRPA Discount TodayThe Delaware River Port Authority is giving an $18 credit to drivers who commute across any of its four bridges at least 18 times a month.
Thousands Of DRPA Bridge Drivers To Get Toll Discount By End Of YearThe New Jersey Transit hike starts in October. The DRPA is preparing to roll out the toll discount within three months.
Patco Trains Being Reinspected After One Shuts Down During Rush HourThe Wednesday afternoon train was one of 12 refurbished cars in Patco's fleet.
Lane Closures on Ben Franklin Bridge Will Persist Thru AugustThe Delaware River Port Authority, which operates the Ben, says the righthand westbound lane will remain closed around the clock until September 5th.
Camden Residents Frustrated At Long-Delayed Opening Of Gateway Park WestActivists told the Delaware River Port Authority they were tired of hearing that the west side of Cooper River Park would open "soon."
Authorities 'Considering' Closing Ben Franklin Bridge To Auto Traffic Weekend Of Pope's VisitNo decisions have been made yet, but one of the options authorities are considering is keeping cars and trucks off of the Bridge.
Patco Now Accepts Credit Cards For Fares From Casual RidersUntil now, occasional Patco riders had to pay with cash at the ticket machines, and they'd get their change back in dollar coins. No more.
Patco Revising Its Fare Rules For 2-Day Papal Visit in September"We're going to revise our fare system for the day to provide for either a $2.50, one-way, or $5, round-trip, ticket," says DRPA deputy CEO Michael Conallen.
PATCO Riders Finally Getting To Try Out Newly Refurbished Rail CarsLater this week, PATCO riders will actually be able to use the first of the refurbished rail cars along the high speed line.
Patco Will Apply For Federal Funds To Get Dormant Franklin Square PATCO Station ReopenedThe DRPA's latest study suggests that reopening the station under Franklin Square, near 6th and Race Streets, wouldn't increase ridership all that much but would enhance the area's economy.
Annual Philly-to-DC Fallen Officer Run Bypassing Riot-Torn Baltimore This YearUsually, the Law Enforcement Memorial Run, a 142-mile trip from Philly to DC, has a stop in Baltimore along the way. Not this year, organizers say.