PATCO

Graffiti covers the walls of crumbling buildings at the Camden Labs site, Aug. 15, 2018. The former toxic and illegal dumping site will be cleaned and cleared to make way for recreational open space.
Joe Lamberti/Courier Post
Mike Dougherty
January 24, 2019 - 3:44 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sites plagued by illegal dumping in Camden will soon be transformed into dynamic art spaces, thanks to a $1 million grant. Bloomberg Philanthropies announced its grant for its Public Art Challenge , which will feature artworks over eyesores along the PATCO line, River...
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A pedestrian walks across the street in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP
Tim Jimenez
January 21, 2019 - 8:51 am
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts Monday's temperatures will be more than 20 degrees below normal...
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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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PATCO train
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Andrew Kramer
December 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's good news if you need to get between Philadelphia and New Jersey as you ring in the new year: you can use PATCO, and it won't cost you a dime. From 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve until 4 a.m. New Year's Day, hop on a PATCO train and your ride is free. "It was...
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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
October 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- PATCO has resumed all service. After a late afternoon technical issue forced the closer of almost all service along Locust Stations, service has been restored just in time for the evening rush hour. According to a statement on PATCO's website, SEPTA, which provides...
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Artist rendering of a Franklin Square PATCO station in Center City.
DRPA
David Madden
September 20, 2018 - 12:19 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Commissioners for the Delaware River Port Authority have gotten an update on plans to resurrect the long-closed Franklin Square PATCO station in Center City Philadelphia. The $26.4 million project is well into the design stage, with plans unveiled for a new entrance...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
Tim Jimenez / KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The temporary shutdown of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line begins Wednesday, and regular riders must start their new routines. Instead of catching a train in Cherry Hill, rail rider Alex now has to add time to his commute and drive to the Lindenwold...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is adjusting its plan to help riders displaced by the shutdown of the Atlantic City Rail Line just after Labor Day to install a new safety system. The move comes after riders complained about the decision and the lack of notice. The shutdown will...
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Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at Lindenwold Station for a "We Are Listening" forum.
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
August 20, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit held a public forum Monday to allow commuters on the Atlantic City rail line to voice their thoughts about the line shutting down for several months — and they had a lot to say. Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at...
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