PHL, cell phones, signs, ticketing drivers

The big push is on to stop drivers headed to Philadelphia International Airport from idling on highway shoulders awaiting cell phone calls from arriving passengers. This story has been hard to miss the last few days, especially since this is the end of the vacation season, there are not a lot of other things going on, and few stories are this easy for the media to cover ... lots of visuals of PennDOT crews putting up new signs telling drivers to go to the park-and-ride lot, troopers issuing tickets.

For those who have missed the recent news, here are The Inquirer's news story from this morning, a column by Karen Heller covering some of the same ground, and Daily News's feature about one of the first motorists ticketed.

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