About Us

Over 3 decades ...

  • Working in the interests of existing and future railroad, subway, trolley and other transit passengers.

  • Concerned with southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, northern Delaware and other adjacent areas.

  • Informing the public about mass transit issues through the efforts of our volunteers,  including public outreach, social media, this website and our highly praised newsletter, The Delaware Valley Rail Passenger.

We research, promote, advance & educate about cost-effective ...

  • Retention of service -- Transit is an environmentally sound and cost-effective way of providing mobility and combating automobile congestion. All too often, however, uninformed decision-makers in Harrisburg, Trenton and Washington work against the best interests of passengers riding SEPTA, NJ Transit, PATCO and Amtrak.

  • Improvement of service -- With appropriate priorities, much can be done to enhance speed, reliability, passenger comfort, and operational efficiency.

     

  • Expansion of service -- Bethlehem, Mt. Holly, Glassboro, Newtown, Pottstown, Quakertown, Reading, West Chester and Woodbury all need passenger rail service, and trolley service needs to expand in Philadelphia.

We are ...

  • Individuals who care about the state of passenger rail service in the Delaware Valley.

  • The organization that has a major impact on passenger rail services in the Delaware Valley.

  • An all volunteer, non-profit, 501(C)(3) incorporated organization.

Our support comes from:

  • Individual & family membership dues.

  • Individual & family membership contributions.

Through us, your voice can be heard at the state capitals, SEPTA, NJ Transit, PATCO & Amtrak to...

  • Ensure the continued operation of your train, subway or trolley service.

  • Ensure the reliability of your train, subway or trolley service.

  • Reduce the travel time of your trip.

  • Increase the comfort of your trip.

  • Mitigate the negative impact of automobile congestion.

  • Advocate for Car-Free travel alternatives

  • Improve the regional air quality.

  • Improve your quality of life.

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©1992-2020 by Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers

1635 Market Street,
Suite 1600,
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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