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The 30th Street SEPTA Station Is Getting a Major Overhaul

The 30th Street Station Market-Frankford Line subway stop is getting fancified. SEPTA is due to receive a $15 million federal grant to modernize the station. […]

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Here’s How to Catch One of the SEPTA Holiday Trains

SEPTA is really getting in the spirit this holiday season: The organization is offering at least three festive transportation options, and we’re here for them. […]

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5 Takeaways From Philly’s New Anti-Congestion, Pro-Transit Plan

The city just revealed its first ever “strategic” transportation plan — a lengthy report that includes recommendations for increasing safety and efficiency on Philly’s streets, at a time when […]

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After Gritty, SEPTA Wants Its Own Damn Mascot

Well, here we are. We thought would make it through a day without another Gritty-related post, even after we saw the new Gritty-inspired cheesesteaks and […]

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Police: 7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Between SEPTA Subway Cars

A 7-year-old boy died after falling between two subway cars on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line on Sunday evening. Police say the boy fell shortly before 6 […]

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Bedbugs on SEPTA: This Video Will Make You Check Your Bus Seat Twice

People love to complain about SEPTA, and we hear those complaints all the time. But one Philadelphia mom’s SEPTA complaint certainly trumps most: She found […]

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SEPTA, Amtrak Resume Normal Schedules After Frankford Junkyard Fire

Shortly after 7 p.m Sunday night, a junkyard went up in flames near Torresdale and Adams avenues in Frankford, causing delays on SEPTA and Amtrak […]

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We Pitted the New Transit App Against SETPA’s Official App. Guess Which Won.

Transit, the real-time public transportation data app already in use in 175 cities across the world, is now available in the Philadelphia region. The app, which markets […]

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SEPTA Wants to Know: Who Should Be Its Official Announcer?

SEPTA wants to know: Which famous Philadelphian’s voice would make you want to take public transit? The organization is stealing ideas from Vancouver. Last month, the Canadian city’s public transportation […]

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Deadly Stabbing Causes Partial Closure of Jefferson Station

A deadly stabbing at SEPTA’s Jefferson Station early Thursday morning has caused part of the station to close. SEPTA says one train track at Jefferson Station […]

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SEPTA’s AT&T Station Has Been Renamed … Again

Goodbye, AT&T Station. The southernmost stop on the Broad Street Line will soon undergo its second name change in the past decade. What was in […]

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Here’s the Schedule for SEPTA’s Annual Trolley Tunnel Blitz

SEPTA’s annual trolley tunnel blitz is nigh. Starting at 10 p.m. next Friday, July 13th, the transportation organization will shut down its five-mile Center City […]

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Man Killed After SEPTA Bus Jumps Curb, Crashes Into Home

A man is dead after a SEPTA bus hit two vehicles and drove into a yard in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday evening. Police said the […]

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How to Get Around Philadelphia on July 4th

Every year Philadelphia goes all out for Independence Day, which is fitting, considering this is where it all started. To close out a week of free Fourth […]

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(Some) Regional Rail Stations Will (Soon) Start Accepting SEPTA Key

SEPTA announced on Thursday that it will launch an “Early Adopters” program for Regional Rail riders on August 1st. Starting then, passengers going to and from […]