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City Life

When and Where (and How) to Avoid I-76 This Week

Here’s the good news: I-76 is getting repaved! If you use the highway to travel through Montgomery County between I-476 and City Avenue, expect a smoother […]

City Life

Here’s When to Avoid I-676 This Week

Alas, the time has come once again to avoid I-676 –  the highway will shut down for construction three nights this week. The demolition of the 18th […]

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City Life

Report: Pa. Distracted Driving Citations Climbed 52 Percent in Two Years

Distracted driving citations rose by 52 percent in Pennsylvania between 2014 and 2016, according to a new analysis of court records. The report was compiled […]

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Report: PennDOT Commits to Spending $100M for I-95 Cap

PennDOT has committed $100 million to the plan to cap I-95 in Center City, Billy Penn is reporting.

City Life

I-676 to Close at Night Next Week for Construction

Starting next Monday, both directions of Interstate 676 will close at night for bridge construction. Between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., drivers will not be […]

City Life

Pennsylvania State Gas Tax to Rise 16 Percent

The Pennsylvania gas tax will rise eight cents per gallon on January 1, 2017.

City Life

PennDOT, SEPTA Team Up to Reduce Schuylkill Expressway Traffic

PennDOT and SEPTA have teamed up for a multi-modal, $125 million project to reduce traffic along the Schuylkill Expressway, the transportation agencies announced yesterday.

City Life

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. 

City Life

Three Years of Route 202 Construction Have Reached an End

Chester County drivers are in for a pleasant surprise next week. The widening of a 2.5 mile section of Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, a project […]

DNC Travel
City Life

PennDOT Launches Website for DNC Travel

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has launched a website that will help residents and visitors navigate the city when the Democratic National Convention and its projected […]

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Our Odds on the 30th Street Station Area Development Plan

$6.5 billion. The figure was tossed out rather casually in the course of yesterday’s formal unveiling of the two-years-in-the-making master development plan for the area […]


30th Street Station Development Plans Announced

  This morning, Amtrak, SEPTA and Drexel University officials unveiled plans for a massive transformation of the area around 30th Street Station. The massive, multi-decade […]

City Life

Hate Roosevelt Boulevard? Here’s Your Chance to Change It for the Better

Are you one of the many Roosevelt Boulevard users who are ready to “route for change” for the Northeast’s most reviled thoroughfare? (I no longer […]

City Life

Walnut Lane Bridge Will Close For 5 Months on April 1

The 108-year-old Walnut Lane Bridge over Wissahickon Creek will be closed for renovations for five months starting April 1, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced […]

City Life

Warning: Don’t Use This Website to Renew a Pennsylvania Driver’s License

Last week, a very bright and tech-savvy colleague of mine had to renew his Pennsylvania driver’s license. So what did he do? Like most of […]