Delaware River Port Authority
GAO spokesman Ned Griffith says the agency is looking into whether bistate transportation authorities are accountable.
The Delaware River Port Authority says it is working to implement — and set in stone — many of the reforms approved by the agency almost two years ago.
DRPA inspector general Thomas Raftery says that ethics policies are not uniform across the board, procedures for contracts and purchasing are confusing, and promised reforms have still not be implemented.
Have you ever noticed a big truck riding your bumper as you go through an E-ZPass toll? If so, you better check your statement right away. The truck could be trying to get a free ride on your dime.
The Delaware River Port Authority is looking at an advertising deal by SEPTA and wondering if it can do the same for the cash-strapped train system.
New Jersey’s state comptroller has reviewed the inner operations of the Delaware River Port Authority, saying his office has found a pattern of waste and mismanagement that cost the bi-state agency millions of dollars over a number of years.
A video on Patco’s web site offering humorously helpful tips is just part of the “Courtesy Counts” campaign, launched after a rider survey found four recurring complaints.
Tom Raftery has been selected to serve as the agency’s first inspector general, one of a series of reforms adopted by the DRPA more than a year ago.
As the Delaware River Port Authority reconsiders plans to build a bicycle and pedestrian ramp on the Camden side of the Ben Franklin Bridge, those on the Philly side would like the DRPA to consider reopening it’s PATCO station at 6th and Race.
The Food Bank of South Jersey is getting $2 million from the Delaware River Port Authority, in what officials call the last of the DRPA’s economic development spending.
“I thought we changed our direction, and as I sit here today I’m not sure we have,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner said.
A committee within the Delaware River Port Authority meets this morning to approve a plan that would spend the last almost $30-million of funds that had been earmarked for economic development. Some of that money is still targeted to agencies that have little, if anything, to do with the agency’s core mission.
There’s a new man at the helm of PATCO, the commuter rail line run by the Delaware River Port Authority.
The first real steps toward making a light rail line between Camden and Glassboro are about to be approved, although it’ll be years before you’ll be able to jump on board.
The Delaware River Port Authority was supposed to be out of the economic development business, but there’s a $29-million pool of unspent funds earmarked for that purpose.