Delaware River Port Authority

PATCO.
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Mike DeNardo
May 13, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PATCO is scrapping its plans to cut train service and close stations overnight after backlash from riders. Commuters blasted PATCO's plans announced a week ago to reduce overnight service and close seven of the high-speed line's 13 stations overnight. So last...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
March 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Long term alleged toll evaders on the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges are being hauled into court in an effort to get them to pay up. The 12 individuals facing charges are involved with trucking companies. READ: DRPA teams up with Camden school to get kids...
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A rendering of PATCO's solar parking canopies
SunPower Corporation
Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine starting your commute in the rain or snow — but you get to park your car under a cover. Not only is your car protected from the elements, but the solar canopy above it is generating energy. That's PATCO's plan at its four largest stations: Lindenwold, Ashland,...
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Mastery East Camden Charter School Principal Meaghann Lawson engages with students during a presentation on engineering as a career path.
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David Madden
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A charter school in Camden is teaming up with the Delaware River Port Authority to get students excited about engineering and transportation as a career path. Some 60 eighth-graders at Mastery East Camden Charter School will take part in a program dubbed "Bridges to...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This year, PATCO is giving facelifts to its three most-used stations. The design phase is just about finished for the improvements to the Lindenwold, Woodcrest and Ferry Avenue stations. Delaware River Port Authority's chief engineer Michael Venuto says they're cosmetic...
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The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away.
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away. Information screens have been installed on all of PATCO's platforms, but there's not much information on them so far. PATCO General Manager John Rink says...
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If you take one of the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges into or out of town, there's some good news to start off your work week. Officials don’t expect to seek a toll increase for quite a while.
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David Madden
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you take one of the four Delaware River Port Authority bridges into or out of town, there's some good news to start off your work week. Officials don’t expect to seek a toll increase for quite a while. The newly passed $301 million operating budget helps keep costs...
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DRPA Mural 1
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Kimberly Adams
November 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you walk or drive thru the 5th Street tunnels in Philadelphia you'll see something new. The landscape just got a little prettier. "It's beautiful." A woman from New York marveled Saturday as she took in one of two murals in the tunnels at 5th and Race Streets,...
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Officials from the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the Delaware River Port Authority break ground on the future city of a 200-space parking lot under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new project is sure to alleviate some of the parking crunch felt by Old City residents. Those who live on the north side of Market Street will soon be getting nearly 200 additional long-term parking spaces. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority, said...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2018 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Monday morning commute into Philadelphia over the Ben Franklin Bridge was a tough one. The Delaware River Port Authority says: Blame the weather. During the westbound morning jam, only two lanes were open instead of the usual four. Last weekend was the second of...
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