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(Signs and traffic cones demark the closed westbound lanes of the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Traffic Bottlenecks Will Persist on Ben Franklin Bridge Into Late October

If you think those maddening lane closures on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge will be gone when everyone returns to work after Labor Day, think again.

08/29/2014

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America’s Most Dangerous Intersection Is In Nearby Bucks County

“It’s plagued by poor signage, dim, lighting, discontinuous sidewalks, aggressive drivers and jaywalkers, according to a 2008 traffic audit,” TIME writes.

08/29/2014

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Overturned Truck Forces Closure Of Busy Schuylkill On-Ramp

Drivers who use I-76 West to get on Route 1 had to plan an alternate route Friday morning.

08/29/2014

(VP Joe Biden's black SUV limousine pulls out of the covered driveway behind Suburban Station, near 16th and JFK Blvd.   Photo by John McDevitt)

VP Joe Biden Visits Philadelphia For Private Fundraiser in Center City

The heavy police presence around Suburban Station, in center city Philadelphia, was turning a lot of heads.

08/28/2014

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SEPTA Offering Free Rides For Eagles Home Opener

No tokens are required between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7th on the Broad Street line.

08/26/2014

Cars travel north on I-495. (credit: jim Melwert)

Finally Smooth Sailing For Drivers Along I-495 North In Wilmington

Commuters from Delaware were able to use I-495 North to get to work this morning for the first Monday in months.

08/25/2014

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I-495 Bridge Reopens Over Christina River In Wilmington

Delaware Transportation officials reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 495 Saturday over the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware

08/23/2014

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO Station Closed For 35 Years May Come Alive Again

A long closed station along the PATCO high speed line in Center City could come alive again. But the idea of reopening the Franklin Square stop has been considered, and rejected before.

08/23/2014

(The newest graduates of Septa's summer internship program share a lunch at Septa headquarters in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

18 More Students Complete Septa’s Summer Internship Program

It’s a program that benefits both the students and the transit agency.

08/22/2014

(Crews install a safety platform under the Ben Franklin Bridge ahead of construction work.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Patco Switches Track Reconstruction to Westbound Side of Ben Franklin Bridge

Single-tracking and lane blockages will take place for the next couple of months, this time to replace tracks and railroad ties on the northern side of the span.

08/22/2014

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Superintendent Says Plan To Cut Public Transportation Fare For High Schoolers Off The Table

“We withdrew that because we’re in conversations now with SEPTA, and we’re trying to find a way to resolve this issue,” Hite explained.

08/21/2014

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Computer Glitch Voids 17K Red Light Tickets In NJ

Blame a computer glitch for a move to clear 17,000 tickets issued over a one month period.

08/21/2014

(DRPA chief engineer Michael Venuto.  Photo by David Madden)

Patco Thinks Delayed Rail Cars Will Be Ready For Field Testing Soon

Patco had hoped to show off the first of its newly refurbished train cars by now, but problems have delayed that.

08/20/2014

(A gas station in Atco, NJ advertises unleaded regular for $3.039 per gallon.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Fuel Prices Could Be Headed Below $3.00 Per Gallon In Parts of South Jersey

There at least four gas stations in Berlin and Atco charging $3.039 for a gallon of gas. That’s welcome relief for motorists.

08/20/2014

(The DRPA board meets in Philadelphia.  Photo by David Madden)

DRPA Postpones Formation of Committee To Handle Its Legal Work

While the timing of this action coincides with an ongoing grand jury probe into past economic development projects at the DRPA, leaders insist it’s just an organizational move.

08/20/2014

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