Port Authority to decide on new projects

    Special projects in Philadelphia and Camden could receive funding from the Delaware River Port Authority. The DRPA Board is expected to vote tomorrow on whether to spend $11 million dollars for non-transportation projects including the President’s House memorial on Independence Mall and a medical school in Camden. Some lawmakers and citizens oppose the spending, in light of DRPA’s recent decision to increase tolls. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Special projects in Philadelphia and Camden could receive funding from the Delaware River Port Authority. The DRPA Board is expected to vote tomorrow on whether to spend $11 million dollars for non-transportation projects including the President’s House memorial on Independence Mall and a medical school in Camden. Some lawmakers and citizens oppose the spending, in light of DRPA’s recent decision to increase tolls. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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