transportation

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Report: Pa. Gas Taxes Highest in the Nation

The good news? Gas is pretty cheap these days — as low as $2.02 a gallon in the Philadelphia area, according to one website. The […]

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The One Big Problem With Bringing Amtrak to City Hall

“Ladies and gentlemen, the next station stop for this train is City Hall station in Philadelphia. Please check your seat and make sure you have […]

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9 Golden Rules of Amtrak Etiquette

Darn! I missed National Train Day on May 10th. But in reality I have a lot of train days. That’s because I’ve been using Amtrak […]

Septa regional rail train
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Funding Secured, SEPTA Plans to Rebuild City Hall Station; Part of a Long List of Improvements

In the long, hard slog to secure stable funding for transportation statewide, SEPTA stressed that without it, its system would die a slow, painful death. […]

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Here’s the Craziest Car Accident Photo We’ve Seen In a While

How the hell did this happen?

Traffic on the Ben Franklin Bridge
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The 10 Reasons You Should Never Drive In the City of Philadelphia

I recently met someone who lives in Center City and is debating whether or not she should buy a car. Are you kidding me? Driving […]

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Bridges in Bucks and MontCo Crumbling

Officials in Bucks and Montgomery counties gathered at the Sellersville fire department yesterday to draw attention to the dereliction of its bridges and urge legislators to pass […]

PA Governor Tom Corbett
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Will $45 Million Buy the Governor a Transportation Bill?

Yesterday’s announcement that Gov. Corbett would release $45 million in education spending was met with both relief and confusion. Since disclosing the money’s existence in […]

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Orbitz Does Q and Gay

Philly friend Miss Richfield 1981 explains why not all travel sites are created equal in a new ad touting “Q and Gay” from Orbitz just in […]

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SEPTA Says Goodbye to Transpass IDs

After a lengthy grassroots campaign by Riders Against Gender Exclusion (RAGE), SEPTA said yesterday that it would remove gender stickers from all monthly transit passes […]