Officials say the risk of an infected person coming into the area are low, but with Liberian enclaves in Lansdowne, Darby, and Upper Darby, there are concerns.
A morning of rough commutes throughout the region included a pothole on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia that did some damage.
Philadelphia gets more than half of a million dollars to help boost pedestrian and bicyclists safety.
Now that Septa has a tentative agreement with its Regional Rail engineers, talks are resuming with the transit agency’s biggest union, representing bus, subway, and trolley workers.
“He ends up being wounded and he has to swim six miles to get to the coast of Portugal,” says Brother Edward Sheehy.
Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area have reached a tentative contract with the regional transit agency.
State police say a pick-up truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer, and the tractor-trailer tipped over. A utility truck then ran into the tractor-trailer.
It’s been discussed for well over 15 years. Setting up a commuter rail link from Camden through to Woodbury and Glassboro, New Jersey. Now, a proposed environmental impact study has been put on hold by federal officials.
President Barack Obama is establishing a second emergency board to try to resolve a contract dispute in the Philadelphia area between the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing train engineers.
The Jewish fall harvest holiday of Sukkot is celebrated in an open-air hut. Har Zion Temple wanted to make it easier for busy families to take part.
In honor of the season, Amtrak has just announced it is bringing back one of its rarer routes: the Autumn Express.
The government will begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.
State law currently limits the use of radar for speed enforcement to state police, but the Upper Darby police chief says expansion of that law will keep the roads in the communities safer.
The grants, which come from federal funds, will help 32 communities in and around Philadelphia, from Chester to Mercer counties, as part of its “TCDI” program (Transportation and Community Development Initiative).
Kids arrived today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, ready to pick out their new, free coats.