New SEPTA Cars Delayed — Again

Your sweaty morning crush will continue for another two months. Plus: "Relaxed" beach rules may mean less beach access, your kids' summer vacation may be longer than you expected, and more of what's news this morning

New SEPTA Cars Delayed Again. Labor and material problems in both South Korea and South Philly plants have pushed delivery of 120 fancy new Silverliners to October; they were originally due this past January. [Inquirer]

Corbett Glad-Hands His Way Through His “Home” City. The Republican nominee for governor was born at Hahnemann and lived in Overbrook — but his family bugged out for Pittsburgh just a year later. [Daily News]

Phils Sweep the Padres. The 5-0 win keeps them two games back from the Braves. [Daily News]

Summer Vacation May Last Longer Than You Thought. A third of local public school districts still haven’t reached contract terms with their teaching staff. [Inquirer]

Jersey Might Relax Beach-Access Rules. Corzine-era regulations mandating 24-hour beach access, extra parking, and more toilets may be rolled back. Wait — making endless loops in the car while really really having to go doesn’t sound relaxing at all. [Inquirer]

Quickest Police Investigation Ever. A man who allegedly raped a woman last night mere steps from police headquarters at 8th and Race left his pants and wallet behind. [6 ABC]

“Phanatic Around Town” Statues Up for Auction. Bids are being accepted through September 30th. Collect ’em all! [Phillies]