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Next Steps for 30th Street Area Revealed

On the heels of Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust announcing their joint plan to redevelop the area just west of 30th Street Station comes […]

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PennDOT Is Eliminating License Plate Registration Stickers

Say goodbye to license plate registration stickers. Well, if you’re in Pennsylvania. PennDOT announced earlier this week it was eliminating registration stickers at the end […]

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Bridge Inspections to Cause Slowdowns on Philly Roads Starting Next Week

If you’re driving during the middle of the day in and around Philadelphia between February 16th and February 25th, be prepared to slow down at […]

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Act 89 Kept SEPTA Trains in Service. Now Funding Is Falling Short.

The state law that has helped SEPTA begin to make progress on its backlog of infrastructure repairs will fall $6 billion short of its funding […]

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We Won’t Be Driving on the Shoulders of the Schuylkill Expressway Anytime Soon

The news earlier this month that PennDOT is considering opening the shoulders of the Schuylkill Expressway to general traffic at peak hours caused a stir […]

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PennDOT Lifts Snowtime Speed Restrictions on Philly-Area Expressways

The winter storm speed restriction on Philly-area expressways has been lifted, PennDOT announced Sunday afternoon.

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PennDOT’s New Snow Plow Tracker Seems to Be Working

Way back on January 11th, before Winter Storm Jonas was even a twinkle in meteorologists’ eyes, we told you that Pennsylvania was launching a technology that […]


Philly Could See Up to Two Feet of Snow This Weekend

According to the reliable folks at Phillywx.com Facebook Group, the storm looks like it’s going to hit Philadelphia a little earlier than we expected. Their […]

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PennDOT Will Start Opening Shoulder Lane to Traffic on I-76

The Schuylkill Expressway is probably the most hated road in Philadelphia. Everyone who’s driven on it hates it. Our own Sandy Hingston chronicled the 10 […]

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This Winter You’ll Be Able to Track PennDOT Snow Plows

If we ever get snow this winter — a big “if” — techies and good government types have a special treat waiting for them: They’ll […]

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One-in-Three Americans Is Hitting the Road This Weekend. Here’s How to Prepare.

“From Atlantic to Pacific, gee, the traffic is terrific…”  Looks like it’s going to be terrific around here too, for the lowest gas prices in […]

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Wolf Announces PennDOT Partnering With Waze App for Traffic Info

  Crowdsourcing has changed the face of everything from restaurant reviews to fundraising. Now the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is using its power to keep […]


Fix It: The Terrifying Unmarked On-Ramp Near Eakins Oval

The unmarked on-ramp on 24th Street in Philadelphia is a death trap. I mean, look at it on the right. Located alongside Eakin’s Oval on the […]


Morning Headlines: Vine Street Bridge Improvements Start Next Week

PennDOT’s plans to improve seven aging bridges over the Vine Street Expressway are set to get underway on April 14. According to Emily Babay at […]

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Why Pennsylvania is Replacing Nearly Half a Million Licenses — Including Mine

I got a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation late last week. “What did I do?” I thought. I panicked, even though I probably […]