Philadelphia Commuters Are Slowly, Slowly Giving Up Their Cars

Americans love their cars. We all know that. About 86 percent of U.S. residents commute to work by car or truck, and most of them […]

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45 Philadelphia Cab Companies Sue Uber

Uber was sued in federal court yesterday by 45 Philadelphia cab companies. In the lawsuit, the cab companies allege Uber conspired to operate a taxi […]

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Christie (Still) Defends Pulling Plug on ARC Tunnel

Remember when lots of people got angry at Chris Christie for canceling a project to build new railway tunnels between New Jersey and Manhattan, citing cost overruns […]

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(UPDATE) Train Service Still Suspended Between Philly and D.C.

[Update at 12:50 p.m.] Service is still suspended, and Amtrak says it can’t predict when trains will move again. From a press release: Amtrak Engineering […]

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Proposal: Bring Amtrak Trains to Center City

It’s the easiest thing in the world to board an Amtrak train in Philly and be in New York barely an hour later. Would it […]

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Bill to Rename 30th Street Station Passes the House

Congress cannot find a solution to the situation at the border, but it’s nice to know they can still agree on some things: On Monday, […]

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Pennsylvania Unveils 70-MPH Zones

Welcome to the future: Pennsylvania has unveiled its first 70-mph highway zones, finally letting drivers enjoy late 20th century car-travel standards. The down side? Only […]

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Speed Limit to Reach 70 MPH on Pa. Turnpike

The Patriot-News reports that a 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will see its speed limit raised to 70 mph this week.

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PA Bill Would Let Cops Use Radar to Capture Speeders

Here’s good news if you’re a speeder: Pennsylvania does’t do that much to slow you down —we’re the only state in the nation that doesn’t […]

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3 Reasons Traveling in the Philly Region Is About to Hurt

The Philadelphia region is on the verge of experiencing some pretty big travel-related headaches. Three reasons, all of which may come to fruition this weekend:

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I-495 Expected To Be Closed at Least Till Labor Day

The I-495 bridge over the Christina River in Delaware could be partially re-opened by Labor Day, officials say, but it will take a summer of […]

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959 Pedestrians Were Killed in Philadelphia from 2003 to 2012

Think Philadelphia is a safe city for pedestrians? We have a fairly poor track record compared to other big cities in the Northeast. According to […]

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6 Ways Philly Really Is a World-Class City

“After walking about it for an hour or two, I felt I would have given the world for a crooked street,” Charles Dickens wrote of […]

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70 MPH Speed Limits Coming to PA

PennLive reports that higher speed limits are coming to some state highways this summer:


Wire Problems Delay Philly-to-Baltimore Amtrak Service

There were significant delays for Amtrak riders in the Northeast Corridor Tuesday morning as wire problems led to a suspension of service between Philadelphia and […]