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SEPTA: Don’t Expect to See Silverliner Vs Back Before Labor Day

While SEPTA is working to get additional service for Regional Rail riders in place, it’s also working to get the sidelined Silverliner V railcars back […]

SEPTA Interim Weekday Schedule
City Life

SEPTA to Add 1,700 Regional Rail Seats Starting Monday

There’s a little good news for SEPTA Regional Rail riders who have been left stranded on platforms at the morning rush: Starting Monday, you may […]

City Life

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 […]


SEPTA Ridership Was Down in 2014—Are Millennials to Blame?

After record-breaking ridership on SEPTA in 2013, fewer Philadelphians took public transit last year, according to a new report from the American Public Transportation Association […]

City Life

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 […]


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 […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

City Life

Hell Is Other People on the SEPTA QuietRide Car

“I wish you were going to Vegas,” says the girl in the bright orange tank top. There’s something both infuriating and admirable about her tone. […]

City Life

I-495 North Reopens After Summertime Closure

Commuters crossed I-495 northbound over the Christina River this morning, the first Monday commuters have been able to use the lanes since June.

City Life

Commuter Alert: Market-Frankford Line Interrupted for Medical Emergency

[UPDATE] The Daily News reports that the struck worker is in stable condition. “A veteran SEPTA electrical worker is recovering tonight after a close call on […]


Part of Shuttered I-495 Bridge Could Open Early

The Delaware Department of Transportation said Wednesday that part of the I-495 bridge could open early, perhaps before Labor Day. Previous projections put the bridge […]

City Life

I-495 Bridge Closed Indefinitely Due to Tilting Support Columns

If you drive through the first state for work, your commute just got a bit worse. Okay, a lot worse. reports a bridge on […]

Traffic on the Ben Franklin Bridge
City Life

New Jersey/Center City Commute to Be Hellish All Summer

Commute between Center City Philadelphia and New Jersey? Starting next week, your trip over the Ben Franklin Bridge is going to suck, reports KYW 1060’s Mike […]

Be Well Philly

The Commuter Biker’s Survival Kit: 7 Essentials to Keep In Your Bag

Nothing is better than the freedom of dominating the city on two wheels, especially after the polar vortexes we’ve had, preventing us (sans the very […]


PHOTO: This CVS Truck Driver Is Having a More Stressful Morning Than You

In case you’re wondering what the holdup is on 11th Street between Market and Chestnut, it is this CVS truck adding more chaos to your […]