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PATCO to begin next phase of Benjamin Franklin Bridge in early December

Beginning on December 4, Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) trains will be operating on a revised schedule as contractors begin work on the next phase of the Ben Franklin Bridge rehabilitation project, which connects Philadelphia, Pa., and Camden, N.J. The new schedule will affect service between midday Thursday and early Monday morning and will remain in effect until early February 2015.

Cubic to test open payment technology on PATCO

Port Authority Transit Corporation high speed line customers will be able to pay transit fares with their credit or debit cards in 2011 under a pilot agreement between Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., the transportation segment of Cubic Corporation and PATCO, a subsidiary of the Delaware River Port Authority.

DRPA, PATCO receive high narks following FTA review

The Delaware River Port
Authority and PATCO have received a nearly perfect review following two days of
intense scrutiny by a Federal Transit Administration compliance reviewer. Twenty-two
areas of compliance were reviewed and the Authority received perfect scores in
21 of those areas.

PATCO Stations going green; DRPA joins Beautiful New Jersey campaign

On July 22, PATCO begins
the process of recycling newspapers, glass and plastic with the placement of
special trash receptacles at the Lindenwold, Ashland and Woodcrest Stations.
The special green receptacles with a recycling decal will be located mostly on
the station platforms although they will be available in other locations. The
program will be expanded to include all other PATCO stations including the four
subway stations in Philadelphia.

Digital monitors installed at PATCO station

What do the New York
, the City of Philadelphia, LaSalle University and Miracle Whip all have
in common? They are among the first to advertise on the newly installed digital
monitors at PATCO’s 8th & Market Streets Station. The station is equipped
with four, 52-inch digital monitors, located at the platform level. The
monitors display advertisements as well as weather, PATCO news and information.

PATCO schedules maintenance, inspection of escalators

The PATCO escalators at
Westmont and 15th/Locust are out of service during the week of March 29. The
time that the equipment is out of service for annual inspection and maintenance
will be minimized as much as possible. Customers who need an
escalator are encouraged to use alternate stations or an elevator

PATCO road work to begin at 6 New Jersey stations

PATCO is set to
embark on a three-month project to both repave the roadway and repair concrete
curbs for the access roads at six PATCO Stations in New Jersey. Work is
scheduled to begin on September 14 at the Lindenwold Station, with work then proceeding
west to Ashland, Haddonfield, Westmont, Collingswood and Ferry Avenue. At times
the roadwork will require some traffic pattern changes at the Stations.