40th Street Trolley Portal


West Philly’s Favorite Bruncherie Is Taking Over the Trolley Car Station Space

A new outpost of Renata’s Kitchen, the Mediterranean cafe in West Philly known for their classic brunch food served alongside Middle Eastern favorites like shakshouka, […]

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How to See the Best Trolleys and Buses Decked Out for the Holidays

UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the rainy forecast and will now be held on Saturday, December 22nd. Good news for lovers of […]

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SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz to Begin Next Week

SEPTA has announced the dates for its 2017 Trolley Tunnel Blitz – the time of year when forces work around the clock to clean, maintain […]

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Center City Trolley Tunnel to Close on Sunday

SEPTA’s Center City trolley tunnel will close for maintenance on Sunday. The tunnel will shut down on 5 a.m. on June 4th and reopen at 5 […]

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SEPTA Trolley Tunnel to Close for Maintenance on Nights, Weekends

The fourth annual “Trolley Tunnel Blitz” is upon us. Starting this Friday at 8 p.m., SEPTA’s Center City trolley tunnel will close on nights and weekends […]


Plans Announced for Redesigned “Gateway to West Philly”

The University City District revealed plans for renovations to the 40th Street Trolley Portal on Tuesday at a meeting of the Spruce Hill Community Association zoning […]


Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]


Morning Headlines: 40th Street Trolley Station Redesign Plan Gets More Funding

According to the Daily Pennsylvanian’s Sophia White, the University City District, which has been fundraising for the 40th Street trolley station redesign project since 2012, […]