Need A Ride Home In An Emergency? A DVRPC Program Can HelpIf you shy away from carpooling or taking public transit because you worry how you'd get home in case of an emergency, a program from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission might be able to help.
Regional Planning Commission Announces Dozens of Project Seed GrantsThe grants, which come from federal funds, will help 32 communities in and around Philadelphia, from Chester to Mercer counties, as part of its "TCDI" program (Transportation and Community Development Initiative).
Traffic Studies Set For Willow Grove Tpk. Interchange and Rt. 611The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released $50,000 each for two studies looking at how to alleviate congestion at the interchange and along the Route 611 corridor.
Study Shows Decline In Highway Use In The Delaware ValleyThis may seem a little tough to swallow, given all that our traffic reports have to say about tie-ups, but a study finds that there's actually been a decline in highway use.
Area Agencies Highlight Traffic Accident Hotspots For Older DriversTo 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.
Ramp To Replace Stairs For Ben Franklin Bridge Pedestrians and CyclistsNowadays, 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.
King of Prussia Promotes Shuttle Buses As Commuting AlternativeThe 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.
Plan Unveiled To Connect Camden County With Bike Trail SystemWhen the master plan has been realized, you'll be able to get from the Ben Franklin Bridge to Winslow Township by bike.
Thousands Wanted To Take Part In Travel SurveyThe Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is looking for 10,000 people to each play a small role in a travel survey.
NJ Transit Green-Lights Its South Jersey-to-Philadelphia Express Bus PlanRuns 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.
Norristown Planting 2,000 New Trees With Help of Pa. Horticultural SocietyThe Borough of Norristown will be turning greener, thanks to 2,000 new trees that are being planted this season throughout the Montgomery County community.