DRPA: Senior bridge discounts will now require additional verification

    The Delaware River Port Authority will now require senior citizens who receive a 50 percent toll discount on its bridges to show additional forms of verification.

    Philly.com reports the DRPA has begun to send notices to the roughly 50,000 senior citizens who currently receive a lower rate on bridges to notify them of the new rule.

    The DRPA operates the Ben Franklin, Walt Whitman, Betsy Ross and the Commodore Barry bridges.

    According to Philly.com, the regulation is designed to fight fraud.

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