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Reading Terminal Market Just Got a Much Needed Tech Upgrade

Shoppers can now be even more care-free when strolling the aisles of Reading Terminal Market. Thanks to the addition of two LED flat-screens to the market’s back […]

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SEPTA Recalls “Fixed” Train Cars for Another Fix

SEPTA has temporarily sidelined 18 of its recently “fixed” Silverliner V Regional Rail cars after discovering a design error during a joint inspection by the transit agency […]

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SEPTA Shows Off Beam Work as First Silverliner Vs Roll Again

At 8:49 this morning, the first four SEPTA Silverliner V railcars to be repaired were returned to service on an inbound run to Center City […]

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Three Years of Route 202 Construction Have Reached an End

Chester County drivers are in for a pleasant surprise next week. The widening of a 2.5 mile section of Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, a project […]

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SEPTA GM on This Morning’s Commute: We’re Getting There

Two of the three trainsets SEPTA has borrowed from Amtrak, the Maryland Transit Administration and New Jersey Transit went into service for this morning’s commute, Day […]

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Details Emerge on SEPTA Silverliner V Defect

  Earlier this afternoon, SEPTA announced that all 120 of its Silverliner V Regional Rail cars had been removed from service due to a “serious […]

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I Tried SEPTA Key — and I Think it Works

Eat my dust, Philadelphia. I got SEPTA’s new payment technology. This morning at 6 o’clock, stations around the city began accepting “early adopters” for the […]

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Here’s How the SEPTA-Uber Suburban Connection Works

Today’s the day that SEPTA Regional Rail riders no longer have to worry about finding a parking space at 11 of the system’s busiest suburban […]

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Reading Viaduct Park Would Make Getting Around Philly Easier

Last September, after visiting the new Whitney Museum in New York, I climbed up to the High Line for what I thought would be a breezy stroll with gorgeous […]

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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 […]

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Insider: How to Incentivize Development In Philly’s Overlooked Neighborhoods

(This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) Last week, Councilman and Condo King Allan Domb went public with a proposal to double the […]

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Indego to Embrace Fairmount Park This Year

The Indego bike share network turns one this April, and while the folks who run it are pleased with how well it’s done so far, it […]

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SEPTA Picks a King of Prussia Rail Route

SEPTA has reached a decision on which of the five possible routings for a Norristown High-Speed Line spur to King of Prussia it prefers. A map […]

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Bridge Inspections to Cause Slowdowns on Philly Roads Starting Next Week

If you’re driving during the middle of the day in and around Philadelphia between February 16th and February 25th, be prepared to slow down at […]

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5 Takeaways From the Big Amtrak Derailment Story in the New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine today has unveiled a long story examining last spring’s Amtrak derailment, the crash of train 188 at Philadelphia’s Frankford Junction […]