New duck boat plan includes safey measures, puts ducks back in Delaware

    They won’t be on the Schuylkill, but the duck boats may make a return to the Delaware if Mayor Michael Nutter approve of new safety plans.

    As Lizz Fiedler reports, Ride the Ducks has submitted new plans to the city for Delaware River tours that are shorter and include a response boat should an emergency arise.

    Feed the Feed: Are you satisfied with Ride the Ducks’ efforts to return to the river?

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.