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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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Seniors Will Soon Ride Regional Rail Free of Charge

Starting September 1st, SEPTA is waiving the dollar fee for all senior Regional Rail riders. Announced on Thursday, the move is part of transitioning Regional […]

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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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Police Make Arrest in Armed Sexual Assault at SEPTA City Hall Station

Philadelphia police have taken a person of interest into custody in relation to an armed sexual assault that occurred in SEPTA’s City Hall station on Tuesday […]

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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 […]

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Report: SEPTA Should Redesign Bus Network, Ditch Transfer Fee

Faced with dwindling ridership caused in large part by the emergence (and convenience) of competitors like Uber and Lyft, SEPTA hired Oregon-based transportation consultant Jarrett […]

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SEPTA Unveils Spruced-Up Center City Concourse

SEPTA leadership on Tuesday officially unveiled the first phase in the transit authority’s long-overdue renovation of Center City’s dingy and dilapidated underground concourse system. With […]

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Nicetown Neighbors Continue Fight Against SEPTA Power Plant

Out on Wissahickon Avenue in Nicetown sits a state-of-the-art recreational facility built with the (perhaps guilt-tinged) largesse of Joan Kroc, the late widow of McDonald’s […]

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5 People Injured After SEPTA Regional Rail Trains Collide Near Temple

Five people suffered minor injuries after two SEPTA Regional Rail trains collided near the Temple University station on Tuesday afternoon. A spokesperson for SEPTA said the […]

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Wanted: Riders to Test PATCO’s Fare Integration With SEPTA

Commutes from New Jersey to Philadelphia are about to get a whole lot easier thanks to the long-promised integration of PATCO and SEPTA’s fare systems, […]

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SEPTA Considers Dropping Transfer Fees as Part of Bus Network Overhaul

Over the past five years, SEPTA has seen its bus ridership dwindle by 17 percent from its 2012 peak, when 189 million individual trips were […]

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ACLU Sues SEPTA Over Rejected “Political” Ads

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting against SEPTA over […]