Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says ridership on PATCO trains is down more than six percent over last year.
DRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.
Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.
Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.
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.
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.