PATCO Riders Finally Getting To Try Out Newly Refurbished Rail CarsLater this week, PATCO riders will actually be able to use the first of the refurbished rail cars along the high speed line.
Patco Will Apply For Federal Funds To Get Dormant Franklin Square PATCO Station ReopenedThe DRPA's latest study suggests that reopening the station under Franklin Square, near 6th and Race Streets, wouldn't increase ridership all that much but would enhance the area's economy.
Annual Philly-to-DC Fallen Officer Run Bypassing Riot-Torn Baltimore This YearUsually, the Law Enforcement Memorial Run, a 142-mile trip from Philly to DC, has a stop in Baltimore along the way. Not this year, organizers say.
Patco Says Rebuilt Rail Cars Should Begin Going Into Regular Service Next MonthJohn Hanson, CEO of Patco’s parent, the Delaware River Port Authority, says the persistent software issues have been addressed at last.
Official Says Clearing Ben Franklin Bridge By AM Rush After Truck Accident Was Not DoableJohn Hanson, chief executive officer of the Delaware River Port Authority, says removing the truck and its load of kiwi fruit was a huge undertaking.
Patco Doing More Single-Tracking Across Ben Franklin Bridge, Through March More inconvenience is on tap for Patco riders, as a new phase of the high-speed line's ongoing track rehabilitation project begins this Thursday.
DRPA Closes Books On A Couple Of Major ProjectsA $3 million loan to finance turning the old RCA building in Camden into apartments is now paid off. And a $10 million loan guarantee to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority has been discharged.
New DRPA Chairman Is Bit Of A Break With TraditionThe Delaware River Port Authority has a new chairman, and while tradition keeps that position in Pennsylvania’s control, the man with the gavel is not a gubernatorial appointee, at least for now.
Refurbished PATCO Cars On High Speed Line Expected To Debut In FebruaryIn time, all 120 cars in the fleet will get that new look and feel, at a cost of $194 million, which is far less than what it would have cost to get new ones.
PATCO Takes New Look At Reopening Long-Shuttered Franklin Square StationWith a revitalized Franklin Square now popular, the Delaware River Port Authority is taking a look at putting the PATCO station there back into service.
DRPA Commissioner Defends Payments To His Law FirmThe legal work was reportedly to represent two commissioners in a federal grand jury investigation into politically connected economic development spending by the DRPA.
$100M Project Aimed At Preserving Commodore Barry Bridge Could Begin As Early As Next YearThe Commodore Barry Bridge is in line for a major makeover beginning next year if the Delaware River Port Authority approves a contract this week that would begin the five-year project.
Fewer Delays Expected As Phase Two Of PATCO Rehab Project BeginsThe next phase of the PATCO rail reconstruction project is now underway and should not cause as many delays for riders.
Patco Still Struggling To Get Refurbished Rail Cars Running CorrectlyIt’s an issue that has delayed the entire $194-million project to overhaul the 120-car fleet.
Patco's New Rail Cars Delayed Again; Persistent Software Bugs BlamedThe transit agency had hoped the eight renovated cars would be ready before spring of this year. That was pushed back to summer, then to last month.