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Here’s How Many Philly Workers Have Left Their Jobs Due to a Bad Commute

Everyone has experienced a bad commute to work. Whether you’ve been stuck on the Schuylkill Expressway or delayed on the El, long and physically draining […]

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SEPTA, Amtrak Seeing Delays After Freight Train Derails in Delco

Sorry, SEPTA and Amtrak commuters: You could be experiencing serious delays on Thursday morning. A freight train derailed in Delaware County overnight, and SEPTA and Amtrak are […]

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Philly Trolleys Could Get a Billion-Dollar Upgrade and We Can’t Wait

Some good news for your Friday: A major upgrade is in the works for Philly trolleys. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released plans for […]

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Here Are the New SEPTA Regional Rail Schedules

SEPTA has (once again) adjusted its Regional Rail schedules. Changes, which went into effect on Sunday, are part of a system-wide effort to improve schedule […]

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When to Avoid I-76 and I-95 This Week

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled several restrictions for I-76, I-95 and Front Street this week. PennDOT workers will conduct bridge inspections. Here’s the schedule […]

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PATCO Schedule Disrupted After Equipment Derails

PATCO service is running on an emergency schedule this morning following a derailment issue. Local trains are running every 15 to 20 minutes. There are no […]

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Here Are the New SEPTA Regional Rail Schedules

SEPTA Regional Rail lines have adjusted to new schedules. Most lines have altered weekday and Saturday and Sunday train times – meaning trains will likely leave a few minutes […]

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Fact-Checking the SEPTA Strike: Three Claims Debunked

After the clock struck midnight this morning and close to 5,000 of SEPTA’s unionized workers went on strike in Philadelphia, the city was (characteristically) quick to react.

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SEPTA Strike: How to Navigate the Mess

Have a good commute today Philly #septastrike pic.twitter.com/3Rqys9zjrw — Ferg (@christoferguson) November 1, 2016 ICYMI, which is likely impossible, close to 5,000 SEPTA union workers […]

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Heavily Used I-95 Ramp to Close for 9 Months

Commuters should expect some extra I-95 traffic this week as a reconstruction project that will last for the next nine months kicks off. 

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SEPTA Regional Rail Is Delayed, Again

Commuters are seeing SEPTA Regional Rail delays this morning following power problems that occurred yesterday evening during the rush hour commute. Passengers on two trains on the Paoli/Thorndale […]

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Here’s the New SEPTA Interim Weekday Schedule

A new SEPTA interim weekday schedule went into effect this morning in hope of easing travel for Regional Rail commuters this week. SEPTA released the schedule last […]

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These Are the 10 Worst Drivers on the Schuylkill Expressway

This wasn’t the best day for my editor to ask if I wanted to write about driving on the Schuylkill Expressway. Today it took me […]

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WATCH: West Philly Man’s Frantic, Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Commute

Anyone who commutes into or out of Philly on a daily basis knows that the term rush hour is something of a misnomer. Everyone may […]

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The Checkup: 5 Free Apps to Make Your Commute Today So Much Better

• Because getting to work can sometimes be more stressful than work itself, there’s this: a super-useful roundup of five free apps for commuters—whether you […]