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City Life

SEPTA Finally Has Some Maps From the 21st Century

SEPTA’s been around since 1963, and while a good bit has changed over that half-century-long existence, the basic approach of the agency’s transit maps has […]

City Life

A Better Way to Exit a Crowded SEPTA Train

We’ve all been there: crowded Regional Rail train, morning rush, and everyone’s getting off in Center City. The de-boarding process can be a hot mess. […]

City Life

Broad Street Line Delayed After Person Struck on Track

A person was struck by a train this morning on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line. The incident occurred early this morning at the BSL’s Ellsworth-Federal stop […]

Expect crowded conditions on the Broad Street Line around this time every day during the convention. | Photo: Ben Schumin
City Life

Broad Street Line Service Partly Suspended After Fatality

SEPTA has suspended parts of the Broad Street Line after a person was fatally struck by a train this morning. 

City Life

SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line Almost Back to Full Service

SEPTA is reportedly close to resuming full service on the Market-Frankford line after cracks discovered in the trains’ main support beams led the organization to remove […]

City Life

Here’s What You Need to Know as the SEPTA Strike Looms

Contract negotiations between SEPTA and representatives of Transportation Workers Union Local 234 over the weekend were reportedly tense. If an agreement is not reached by […]

Be Well Philly

FBI Raids Home of Jared, the Subway Diet Guy

Remember Jared? You know, the guy who lost 200 pounds living off a diet of Subway sandwiches, then held up his pants that were way […]


Why Philadelphians Are Head Over Heels In Love With Their Buses

Earlier this month, statistics came out showing just how much bus ridership in New York City has plummeted there since the Great Recession. Frankly, it’s shocking. There were 162,000 […]

Expect crowded conditions on the Broad Street Line around this time every day during the convention. | Photo: Ben Schumin
City Life

Here’s Why the Subways Ran All Night Last Night

The threat of snow gave many workers in Philadelphia Tuesday off. It also had another benefit: It caused SEPTA to run the Market-Frankford El and […]

City Life

PHOTOS: 2014 No Pants Subway Ride Philadelphia

Inspired by NYC improv group Improv Everywhere‘s annual event, Drexel’s Urban Playground hosted the No Pants Subway Ride 2014 on SEPTA on Sunday. I spoke with one […]


Quick Bites: Last Days of 2011 Edition

Circles’ Northern Liberties location gets an address, 812 N 2nd Street. Look for a spring opening. [The Insider] Honestly we’re surprised Ted’s Montana Grill made […]