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SEPTA Has a Full Budget Again — at Least for Now

It’s been a whirlwind few months for SEPTA. The transit agency has been stuck in limbo and short $63 million for much of the past […]

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Here’s Why SEPTA’s Improvement Projects Are Back on Hold — Again

Thirty-seven SEPTA improvement projects, including trolley modernization and the renovation of the City Hall concourse, are back on hold over budgetary concerns. The pause on […]

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Is Pretty Much Screwed, Says State Watchdog

Think turnpike tolls are expensive now? They’re expected to triple in under 30 years. Why? Because the state Turnpike Commission is currently $11.8 billion in debt — […]

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A Philly-to-Pittsburgh Hyperloop Just Got a Tiny Step Closer to Reality

The drive between Philly and Pittsburgh isn’t as bland as, say, the drive from Philly to New York City or Albany. As you get closer to […]

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Why Fate of SEPTA’s Big Plans Depends on Outcome of Pa. Turnpike Lawsuit

An ongoing lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is threatening to derail some of SEPTA’s most ambitious infrastructure projects, including the $1 billion upgrade to […]

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Turnpike Tolls to Rise by 6 Percent Next Year

You’ll have to pay more to take the turnpike next year. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a 6 percent toll increase for 2018.

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Fractured Delaware River Bridge Reopens Ahead of Schedule

The Delaware River Bridge, which closed in late January after a serious fracture was discovered in its steel framework, reopened last night ahead of schedule.

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Here’s What’s Happening With the Delaware River Bridge

The Delaware River Bridge will remain closed for at least two weeks – and possibly much longer – as officials and experts scramble to determine the cause […]

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to Crack Down on Toll Violators

A new state law will enact harsher penalties on drivers who fail to pay Pennsylvania turnpike violations.

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Auditor: Turnpike Toll Increases Potentially “Unsustainable”

Pennsylvania residents are being warned of a potential “transportation disaster” following an audit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission that highlights the organization’s unstable finances.

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Pa. Turnpike Tolls To Increase By Six Percent Next Year

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for next year. The Pa. turnpike toll increase affects both E-ZPass users and those […]

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Police: Deadly Toll Plaza Robbery Committed by Retired Trooper

Officials say that a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper killed two men during an attempted toll plaza robbery on Sunday, then was killed in a shootout […]

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Temple Gymnastics Team Is Stranded on the PA Turnpike

After more than a day stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Temple women’s gymnastics team is just trying to stay positive. “We’re just trying to […]

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PA Turnpike Introduces Cashless Tolling at Delaware River Bridge

You don’t have to stop to pay tolls on the Delaware River-Turnpike Bridge. That doesn’t mean you won’t be paying them, though. In a change […]

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Tractor Trailer Spills Tea, Glue on Pennsylvania Turnpike

#FirstAlertTraffic: Big rig hauling glue, tea splits open along Pa. Turnpike: http://t.co/4vYi1PjGIo pic.twitter.com/l82Kn5919n — NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) July 21, 2015 An accident on the Pennsylvania […]