Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
To mark what is called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, area agencies are putting out their lists of some of the more dangerous roads for those age 65 and older.
Nowadays, if you take your bike across the south walkway of the Ben Franklin bridge, you’ll have to carry it up or down about three flights of stairs at the Camden end.
The nearly 20,000 employees who work at the King of Prussia business park but come from outside the Upper Merion area now have a new incentive to get out of their cars and onto public transportation.
When the master plan has been realized, you’ll be able to get from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow Township by bike.
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is looking for 10,000 people to each play a small role in a travel survey.
Runs would start in Winslow Township and Deptford, NJ, with 1,800 new park-and-ride spaces built. Bus-only lanes and traffic signal prioritization would speed the ride.
The Borough of Norristown will be turning greener, thanks to 2,000 new trees that are being planted this season throughout the Montgomery County community.
New Jersey Transit is looking at a long-range plan that would give buses dedicated lanes along some heavily-traveled routes into Philadelphia.
Tuesday night, at Pope John Paul High School in Royersford, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will present its plan to toll Route 422 to the public.
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission executive director Barry Seymour says this brings the total number of classic towns in our region to 21.
In our area, trail development is expected to take off this summer thanks to a $23-million federal grant.
On Thursday, a group of local state lawmakers spoke out against a plan to toll the Route 422, which runs from King of Prussia to Pottstown and is known for notoriously long morning and evening delays.
A day-long conference was held at Citizens Bank Park yesterday for emergency personnel in the region who arrive at traffic accident scenes.
State governments on both sides of the Delaware River are attempting to come to grips with a worsening problem: the need to maintain and even improve transportation infrastructure despite the lack of predictable funding to do it.
The plan, called “Eating Here,” is designed to strengthen the food system that feeds the Greater Philadelphia region.