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Delaware River Port Authority

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Rough Summer Ahead For Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey

Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/27/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey Face Rough Summer

Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.

05/25/2014

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.  File photo)

Highway Officials Clearing Access to Alternative Del. River Bridges as Ben Franklin Project Begins

One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.

05/22/2014

(A DRPA board meeting.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Takes Up, Gingerly, Thoughts of Having Septa Run Patco Line

The idea of Septa running Patco is a concept that’s closer to the “floating the idea” stage than anything definitive.

05/22/2014

File photo of Gloucester Township Police Department (credit: David Madden.)

Body Found On Shoreline May Be That Of Missing Man 

Authorities say a body found on the Delaware River shoreline in southern New Jersey may be that of man believed to have jumped to his death from a nearby bridge.

05/18/2014

Businesses and apartment buildings near the Ben Franklin Bridge will soon deal with noisy construction work. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PATCO Warns Camden, Old City Residents: Construction Will Be Noisy

Letters are going out to residents and business owners in Old City and Camden warning them it’s going to be noisy.

05/09/2014

(DRPA's board meets at the agency's headquarters in Camden, NJ.  Credit: David Madden)

Push Coming To Turn Policy Changes At DRPA Into State Law

Two Pennsylvania legislators and one from New Jersey plan to introduce bills on Monday that would make policy changes at the Delaware River Port Authority permanent by adopting them as state law.

04/26/2014

DRPA CEO John Hanson (L) with DRPA Board Chair Jim Cawley. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PATCO Accelerates Plans To Upgrade Train Platform Information Signs

There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.

04/16/2014

(Pa. lieutenant governor Jim Cawley is sworn in as chairman of the DRPA.  Photo by David Madden)

New Chairman, New CEO for Delaware River Port Authority

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor Jim Cawley was sworn inas chairman of the bi-state agency, replacing David Simon.

03/19/2014

(A barricade currently blocks access to the parking area of Cooper River Park West, being evaluated for redevelopment.  Photo provided by Tom Knoche)

Community Group Proposing Variety of Upgrades For a Camden, NJ Park

As support to reopen and improve Cooper River Park West continues to gather, a community meeting will be held Tuesday night to unveil environmental and recreational plan proposals.

01/28/2014

(John Matheussen, in file photo.)

Longtime DRPA Chief John Matheussen Packing Up For NJ Judicial Post

John Matheussen leaves the DRPA at the close of business on Friday, moving on to become a judge of the New Jersey Superior Court.

01/15/2014

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Patco Gets Dinged By Feds For Failing To Provide For Handicapped Passengers

Breakdowns of elevators and escalators are a constant annoyance for Patco riders.

01/14/2014

(John Matheussen, in file photo.)

NJ Senate Committee OKs Nomination of DRPA Chief to State Judicial Post

A new Jersey state senate panel has given its approval for Governor Christie’s nomination of DRPA chief John Matheussen to be a Superior Court judge.

01/13/2014

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Accident Involving Police Car Closes Tacony Palmyra Bridge

A car collided with a police cruiser early Thursday morning on the Tacony Palmyra Bridge, forcing a closure.

01/02/2014

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More Federal Subpoenas Issued To DRPA Employees

Word is, the US attorney in Philadelphia is taking a long look into past DRPA spending, particularly on economic development projects.

12/18/2013

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