Delaware River Port Authority board members continue to push for a delay of toll and fare increases as its financial advisers warn of potential credit-rating downgrades and fiscal pressures the bistate agency may face if it postpones future revenue enhancements.

While the DRPA's board Wednesday tabled a resolution to delay a $1 bridge-toll increase from July 2011 to July 2012, officials will further review how the agency can postpone the hike and avoid downgrades. The board discussed the issue of delaying the toll hike and how that might affect the DRPA during a special four-hour meeting.

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