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.
There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.
PATCO riders have a new way to follow their train schedules on the go.
Pennsylvania lieutenant governor Jim Cawley was sworn inas chairman of the bi-state agency, replacing David Simon.
Word is, the US attorney in Philadelphia is taking a long look into past DRPA spending, particularly on economic development projects.
Officials say they’re signs of appreciation.
“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.”
The late season winter storm and the strong winds that are accompanying it are impacting travel on area bridges.
The Delaware River Port Authority says suggestions that tolls might be lowered on some of its bridges just isn’t in the cards.
They may conjure up ghastly images, 19th century graveyard headstones near the Betsy Ross Bridge, but a historian says they found their way to the river’s edge in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.
A committee of people who use DRPA bridges and the PATCO high speed line handed the Delaware River Port Authority a list of suggestions this week on issues they’d like to see addressed.
There’s been a lot of talk about a new ramp for pedestrians and bicyclists to access the Ben Franklin Bridge and now theDRPA is designing one.
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.