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How SEPTA’s Transfer Policy Makes Poorest Riders Pay Most Expensive Fares

As anyone who rides SEPTA knows, the past few years have been marked by considerable changes to the way you pay for trips, as the agency […]

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City Life

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 Key Travel Wallet Expansion Begins Monday

SEPTA Key has been out in the wild for a while now, but it still seems to be in beta test phase. You can put […]

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PATCO Boss: Sorry for the Bad Service, Everyone

It’s been a rough month for PATCO — so much so that the head of the transportation line is apologizing to customers. “We are very […]

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PATCO Cancels Multiple Rush-Hour Trains Out of Philly

Citing the snow and equipment issues, PATCO has canceled four rush-hour trains out of Philadelphia. PLEASE NOTE: The 4:45p, 5:06p, 5:10p and 5:39p EBs out […]

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The Top 5 Items on This Year’s SEPTA Wish List

Each fiscal year, SEPTA releases two budgets: operating and capital. The operating budget, released last week, is the bread-and-butter budget that projects what SEPTA will […]


Philadelphia Scientific’s Owner Has a Bright Idea: Electric Roads

With the exception of Tesla, electric cars haven’t gotten very far with the American car-buying public — or manufacturers for that matter. One reason? Keeping […]

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Possible NJ Transit Strike Looms Later This Month

NJ Transit rail operators may strike later this month. The transit agency is releasing contingency plans later today. A court-ordered “cooling off period” ends March […]

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East Hunting Park Gets Bus Service Starting Sunday

Starting Sunday, February 21st, most trips on SEPTA Bus Route 53, which currently connects Mt. Airy with Hunting Park subway station via Wayne Avenue, will […]

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All SEPTA Transit Police Now Wearing Body Cameras

At least one suspect has already been captured with the help of a SEPTA police officer’s body camera. At a press conference Friday outlining a department-wide […]

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SEPTA’s Big Regional Rail Schedule Changes Start Sunday

Back in 1985, when service began on SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail line, the agency was still trying to get its railroad operations act together after […]

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Here’s How to Save $18 Per Month on Philly Bridge Tolls

On Tuesday, the Delaware River Port Authority launched a new discount program for its four New Jersey-Philadelphia bridges, and it could save you $18 each […]


The Politics of Amtrak Funding (Or: Why Conservatives Hate Trains So Much)

The House Appropriations committee made a curious move yesterday just hours after the deadly Amtrak derailment: It voted to cut $252 million in funding from […]

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5 Best Moments from Philly’s New Bike Share Launch

Philadelphia’s new bike share program, Indego, finally launched today at a giant party at Eakins Oval. Mayor Michael Nutter says the kickoff was seven years in […]

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21 Tips for Riding a Bike in Philly

Savor this. It’s a great moment to bike in Philadelphia. The weather is just peachy, our bike-lane network has grown by 50 miles under Mayor Michael Nutter, and the […]