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SEPTA Key with City Hall in the background
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SEPTA Key Travel Wallet Expansion Begins Monday

SEPTA Key has been out in the wild for a while now, but it still seems to be in beta test phase. You can put […]

PATCO trains being repaired
News

PATCO Boss: Sorry for the Bad Service, Everyone

It’s been a rough month for PATCO — so much so that the head of the transportation line is apologizing to customers. “We are very […]

PATCO train
City

PATCO Cancels Multiple Rush-Hour Trains Out of Philly

Citing the snow and equipment issues, PATCO has canceled four rush-hour trains out of Philadelphia. PLEASE NOTE: The 4:45p, 5:06p, 5:10p and 5:39p EBs out […]

News

The Top 5 Items on This Year’s SEPTA Wish List

Each fiscal year, SEPTA releases two budgets: operating and capital. The operating budget, released last week, is the bread-and-butter budget that projects what SEPTA will […]

Business

Philadelphia Scientific’s Owner Has a Bright Idea: Electric Roads

With the exception of Tesla, electric cars haven’t gotten very far with the American car-buying public — or manufacturers for that matter. One reason? Keeping […]

News

Possible NJ Transit Strike Looms Later This Month

NJ Transit rail operators may strike later this month. The transit agency is releasing contingency plans later today. A court-ordered “cooling off period” ends March […]

Route 53 Extension Map
News

East Hunting Park Gets Bus Service Starting Sunday

Starting Sunday, February 21st, most trips on SEPTA Bus Route 53, which currently connects Mt. Airy with Hunting Park subway station via Wayne Avenue, will […]

Thomas Nestel III - body cameras
City

All SEPTA Transit Police Now Wearing Body Cameras

At least one suspect has already been captured with the help of a SEPTA police officer’s body camera. At a press conference Friday outlining a department-wide […]

News

SEPTA’s Big Regional Rail Schedule Changes Start Sunday

Back in 1985, when service began on SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail line, the agency was still trying to get its railroad operations act together after […]

News

Here’s How to Save $18 Per Month on Philly Bridge Tolls

On Tuesday, the Delaware River Port Authority launched a new discount program for its four New Jersey-Philadelphia bridges, and it could save you $18 each […]

City

The Politics of Amtrak Funding (Or: Why Conservatives Hate Trains So Much)

The House Appropriations committee made a curious move yesterday just hours after the deadly Amtrak derailment: It voted to cut $252 million in funding from […]

News

5 Best Moments from Philly’s New Bike Share Launch

Philadelphia’s new bike share program, Indego, finally launched today at a giant party at Eakins Oval. Mayor Michael Nutter says the kickoff was seven years in […]

Be Well Philly

21 Tips for Riding a Bike in Philly

Savor this. It’s a great moment to bike in Philadelphia. The weather is just peachy, our bike-lane network has grown by 50 miles under Mayor Michael Nutter, and the […]

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Philadelphia Commuters Are Slowly, Slowly Giving Up Their Cars

Americans love their cars. We all know that. About 86 percent of U.S. residents commute to work by car or truck, and most of them […]

News

45 Philadelphia Cab Companies Sue Uber

Uber was sued in federal court yesterday by 45 Philadelphia cab companies. In the lawsuit, the cab companies allege Uber conspired to operate a taxi […]