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    • Traffic on DRPA toll bridges is down 13% since 2007.
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Developer feud: Blumenfeld v. Caplan | 30th Street reno work | Toll bridge traffic down | 'More park, less way'

It is a beautiful morning, Streeters, but we're heading for 96º today (feeling more like 105º). It's back to the territory of excessive heat, so do your best to stay…

    • The Benjamin Franklin Bridge's robust abutment.
Eyes on the Street

Inside the Benjamin Franklin Bridge's secret spaces [video]

What lies within the Benjamin Franklin Bridge's anchorage towers is off-limits to most folks, but the Delaware River Port Authority took the Courier-Post on a tour of the fabulous hidden spaces…

Eyes on the Street

Rally for the Ramp at Delaware River Port Authority 2/1 - UPDATED

UPDATE: The Bicycle Coalition tweeted that DRPA "approved $350k to design the Ben Franklin ramp w/ intent to build." The Bicycle Coalition for Greater Philadelphia is holding out hope that a…

    • Will a Reading Viaduct park move forward even as the Callowhill NID dies?

SEPTA and DRPA lose $5.7 million in earmarked federal funding

Because of stalled projects, two regional transit agencies will lose $5.7 million in federal funding, the Inquirer reports. SEPTA will lose $3.9 million of earmarked federal funding for the proposed…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

Inquirer: Eased federal rules a boon for local transit plans

Inquirer: Eased federal rules a boon for local transit plans By Paul Nussbaum,Inquirer Staff Writer Proposed rail projects on the Philadelphia waterfront and in South Jersey got a significant boost…

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected Did Philadelphia miss a chance for a cheaper, faster way to get a streetcar line along the Delaware River waterfront? In…

Center City Buildings, Landmarks Rooting For Phillies With Special Themed Lighting

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: RJ White, 215.440.5550                                                                       rwhite@centercityphila.orgCenter City Buildings, Landmarks Rooting For Phillies With Special Themed Lighting (October 28, 2009) –   To show support for the championship…

    • Rina Cutler

Rina Cutler aims to keep it real

Oct. 25By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly Rina Cutler plays a unique role among the region’s government decision makers.As deputy mayor for transportation and utilities, she directs the two of…

Steinberg: A master plan for the river

Steinberg: A master plan for the river Click the link above to read the opinion pieice in today's Daily News written by PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg, who asks why the…

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion Alternatives

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion AlternativesDRPA CEO and PATCO President, John J. Matheussen, has announced two open houses in Philadelphia on an Alternatives Analysis for expanding…

New day for Franklin Square Station

    The Delaware River Port Authority took the next step toward reopening its Franklin Square PATCO Station Wednesday.    The board of directors, at its monthly meeting, approved spending up to…

Take a survey on Ben Franklin Bridge traffic mitigation

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) studied the traffic coming off the west side of Ben Franklin Bridge into Philadelphia on weekday mornings.  Alternatives were then developed that can reduce congestion.…

Inquirer: DRPA OKs $6 million for President's House, Franklin Square

Inquirer: DRPA OKs $11 million for six projects Inquirer staff writer Paul Nussbaum reports this morning that the Delaware River Port Authority board voted on giving $11 million to six…

Rendell wants President's House fast-tracked

Jan. 21 Check out the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The President's House Commemorative Site - which will showcase both the long-gone home where Presidents Washington and Adams lived,…

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