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Closure On Broad Street Could Cause Traffic Problems

Police have set up a detour that may cause some congestion and back-up at times now through Saturday morning.

09/12/2014

(Montgomer County commissioner Leslie Richards, a Septa board member, talks about the new suicide helpline signs being posted at the Norristown Transportation Center.  Photo by Brad Segall)

SEPTA Shining Brighter Spotlight On Suicide Prevention

To help mark National Suicide Prevention Week, Septa is now installing signs at the boarding areas of the Norristown Transportation Center, advertising the number for a suicide prevention hotline.

09/10/2014

(Gov. Corbett cuts a ribbon in front of a natural gas fueling station on Abbottsford Avenue.  The utilities Aqua America and Philadelphia Gas Works already have some vehicles that operate on compressed natural gas, CNG.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Dearth of Customers, a Natural Gas Fueling Station Opens in Phila.

Gov. Corbett was on hand to cut the ribbon. The Marcellus Shale is a major source of natural gas.

09/09/2014

(Elementary school students hold signs while standing in Girard Avenue, outside the school.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Charter School Orchestrates Street Protest Over Disputed Growth

The SRC says the school doubled its student population without permission. Walter Palmer, founder of the school, says the SRC is trying to strangle his school by withholding additional funds.

09/09/2014

(State-operated tow trucks will now be painted red and white, with a State Farm logo, rather than lime green.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

PennDOT Road Patrols Get an Insurance Company Sponsorship

State officials unveiled the new look for the service trucks today.

09/09/2014

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SEPTA Launches Etiquette Campaign In An Effort To Change Habits Of Rude Passengers

SEPTA has launched a campaign in an effort to battle rude commuters.

09/09/2014

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch (Credit: PennDOT)

Major Repaving Project Set To Begin In Bucks County

Drivers can expect delays and detours as construction crews begin a repair and resurface project on a nearly six mile stretch of Route 232 between Route 413 in Wrightstown and River Road in New Hope.

09/08/2014

(A Broad Street subway train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Person Struck, Killed By SEPTA Train In Center City

SEPTA officials say a person is dead after they were struck by a train Sunday night in Center City.

09/07/2014

Elderly Drivers

Grant Ave. in NE Phila. Again Listed As City’s Most Dangerous Road For Older Drivers

“It’s a very busy area with a lot of seniors,” notes AAA spokeswoman Jenny Robinson.

09/05/2014

Ben Franklin Bridge construction has inconvienienced commuters all summer long. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Ben Franklin Bridge Commuters Wonder: What’s Going On And When Will It End?

Commuters on the Ben Franklin Bridge have been inconvenienced with lane closures and gaps in PATCO service since Memorial Day.

09/05/2014

(The Arcola Road Bridge.  Photo provided by office of Rep. Mike Vereb)

Montco Approves Next Step in Replacement of Arcola Road Bridge

The county commissioners have given the go-ahead for the contract to begin demolition work and make way for a new bridge.

09/04/2014

(Mayor Nutter and other city and regional officials help cut a ceremonial ribbon to open Dilworth Park, at 15th and Market Streets in center city.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Dilworth Park, in Shadow of Phila. City Hall, Has Its Official Opening

Hundreds attended the opening of the brand new, renovated public space. It took 2½ years for the massive makeover.

09/04/2014

(A new sign shows the new name for Market East: "Jefferson Station."   Photo by Steve Tawa)

Septa Renames Its Market East Station in Multimillion-Dollar Deal With Local Hospital

The station naming rights deal is costing Thomas Jefferson University Hospital $3.9 million over five years, with two two-year renewal options that would total about $7.5 million over the nine years.

09/04/2014

(Photo by Mark Abrams)

11 Arrested As Protesters Demanding Better Wages Block Center City Street

Fast food workers demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage marched down Broad Street, blocking traffic and chanting, eventually converging on a McDonald’s at Broad and Arch.

09/04/2014

The new PATCO interior. (Credit: PATCO)

PATCO Unhappy Refurbished Trains Still In Test Mode

PATCO is getting a little impatient with the contractor hired to replace the engines and interiors of its 120 car fleet.

09/04/2014

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