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DRBA Launches New Agency Website
By JSalmon on 03/29/2010:  

DRBA Launches New Agency Website
Contains New Features, User-Friendly Navigation

(New Castle, DE) Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced the official launch of the bi state agency’s new website, www.drba.net. The newly improved site reflects an innovative design, an enhanced search engine, additional information and archived
reports, and user-friendly navigation.

“We are extremely pleased with our new site,” explains James Johnson, executive director of DRBA. “Not only does the revamped site allow our visitors to surf the site quicker and easier, but it also provides a great a deal of resources and information about the DRBA, current projects and the agency’s commitment to the community.”

In the “Working with the DRBA” section, a key component of the new site, visitors can find information containing details on current solicitations, supplier diversity information, consultant registration, construction/supplier registration and procurement policy. In the future, this section will feature a new software tracking program to improve efficiencies and better manage the various components of the procurement process, with a goal to broaden the available pool of companies who want to do business with the Authority.

The revamped site also incorporates RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feeds allowing agency stakeholders real time access to DRBA press releases, traffic advisories at the Delaware Memorial Bridge and Cape May – Lewes Ferry as well as agendas and information concerning public meetings of the Commission. Other key features of the website include a newsroom, information on the DRBA Café, and Commission meeting agendas.

The Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, is charged with providing vital transportation links between Delaware and New Jersey as well as economic development in the three counties of Delaware and the four southern counties of New Jersey. To fulfill these missions, the DRBA operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, the Three Forts Ferry Crossing, the Salem County Business Center and five regional airports—New Castle, Civil Air Terminal at Dover AFB, and Delaware Airpark, all in Delaware, and Millville and Cape May, both in New Jersey.

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