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More Than 700 Evacuated from PATCO Train After Passengers Smell Smoke

Yesterday was a harrowing rush hour for commuters heading back to New Jersey. A PATCO train was evacuated after passengers smelled smoke, leaving hundreds of […]

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This Is What It Looks Like to Be Driving Home Right Now

We’d scold Philly Mag reporter Victor Fiorillo for snapping pictures and emailing them from the road, but he’s quite clearly not moving right now.

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Your Average Commute Is Delayed 22% by Traffic Congestion

TomTom, the GPS that you used before iPhones turned into miniature Inspector Gadgets and did everything for you, puts out traffic congestion rankings, and its […]

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Fetters Mill Bridge Closes

The perpetually troublesome Fetters Mill Bridge, which is more than a century old, has been shut down by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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MAP: All of Philly’s Traffic Cameras

Never get caught speeding again. The city released the location of all its red-light traffic-enforcement cameras in July; now, developer Ken Lin has fashioned the […]

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PA Drivers: #1 at Hitting Deer

According to State Farm, Pennsylvania leads the nation in car-deer accidents, with 119,500 taking place over 12 months from 2011-2012.

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Uber Lowering Prices in Philly

  Since Uber debuted in Philadelphia in 2012, the minimum fare has stayed constant at $15. Today, the limo/alt-cab service announced it was lowering that […]

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Could We See 70 MPH Speed Limits in PA?

From the Inquirer: “Following a national trend, Pennsylvania drivers would be legally permitted to drive 70 miles per hour on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and other interstate […]

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Rain Already Messing With Every Driver in Philly

By the time the roosters had woken up this morning, persistently heavy rains had already taken their toll on morning commuters. “Two cars, including one […]

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UPDATE: Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Reopens After 11-Hour Malfunction

UPDATE: The Tacony-Palmyra bridge, which was shut down for some 11 hours, has just reopened to traffic. according to CBS 3. ORIGINAL: The Tacony-Palmyra bridge, […]

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City Wants to Raise Cost of Parking Permits

Back in 1990, the cost of renewing your Philadelphia parking permit was $20. In 2013, it is still $20. Adjust that 1990 amount for inflation, […]

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These 5 Philly Bridges Are Apparently Quite Unsafe

Frustrated by Harrisburg’s pathetic inability to pass a routine transportation bill, Penn DOT has gone ahead and placed weight restrictions on 1,000 of Pennsylvania’s bridges. […]

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ALL I-95 Lanes Being Shut Down After Bensalem Crash

Following a serious crash in Bensalem this morning, Pennsylvania State Police are shutting down all northbound lanes of I-95 at 12:10 p.m, starting at Academy […]

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Drexel Wants to Kick Bolt, Megabus Off JFK Boulevard

Long before Kai the Homeless Alleged Murderer was apprehended at the dingy Greyhound Station in Center City, young commuters have preferred Bolt Bus and Megabus […]

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Department of Weird Laws: New Jersey Forbids Car Sales on Sundays

New Jersey Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo (D-Hamilton) is proposing a bill that would legalize auto sales on Sundays. Which leads us to the obvious question: What? […]