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How to See the Best Trolleys and Buses Decked Out for the Holidays

UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the rainy forecast and will now be held on Saturday, December 22nd. Good news for lovers of […]

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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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Philly Trolleys Could Get a Billion-Dollar Upgrade and We Can’t Wait

Some good news for your Friday: A major upgrade is in the works for Philly trolleys. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released plans for […]

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Northern Liberties Trolley Crash Kills Woman, Injures Kids

A trolley crash in Northern Liberties on Wednesday left one woman dead and two children injured. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. near 4th Street and Girard Avenue., […]

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Portions of Girard and Ridge Avenues to Close for Construction

SEPTA will close portions of Girard and Ridge avenues next week for construction. The closures are part of a trolley track replacement project. Here are […]

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SEPTA Trolley Tunnel Blitz to Begin Next Week

SEPTA has announced the dates for its 2017 Trolley Tunnel Blitz – the time of year when forces work around the clock to clean, maintain […]

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SEPTA Transit Schedules to Change for Summer

SEPTA’s summer transit schedules will kick off this Sunday and Monday. The mostly minor adjustments are meant to accommodate seasonal ridership changes. There will be one […]

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Center City Trolley Tunnel to Close on Sunday

SEPTA’s Center City trolley tunnel will close for maintenance on Sunday. The tunnel will shut down on 5 a.m. on June 4th and reopen at 5 […]

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A South Philly Strip Mall Is Now Running a Trolley In Its Parking Lot

It was big news in South Philly late this summer when the ShopRite moved into Whitman Plaza on Oregon Avenue. The supermarket, perhaps best known […]

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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 […]

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Sleek, Modern Trolleys Coming to Philly

Philadelphia has the largest trolley system in the nation, a title it’s held since the 1970s. But the old-school tanks climbing up and down city streets look like […]

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SEPTA’s Trolley Tunnel in Center City Has Reopened

Philly.com reports this morning that SEPTA’s trolley tunnel in Center City — shut down several weeks for a “blitz” of maintenance — has reopened.

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SEPTA Trolleys Won’t Run Downtown for Half of August

In order to do extensive work in the trolley tunnels, SEPTA will not be running trolleys underground from August 1st to August 18th. The trolleys […]

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SEPTA Driver Gives Trolley Rides Poetic Touch

The City Paper’s Daniel Denvir rides the trolley with SEPTA’s unofficial resident poet in this week’s edition, and the results are pretty entertaining: Mike Fuller […]