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Uber X Service Wins OK In Much Of Pennsylvania

The 4-1 vote will allow the smartphone app-based service to provide cars in the Pittsburgh area and across much of the state, but not in Philadelphia, where the city’s oft-feared parking authority regulates taxis.

11/13/2014

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NJ Lawmakers Pass Bills Stemming From Bridge Closure

New Jersey lawmakers passed a pair of measures stemming from the politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year.

11/13/2014

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Overturned Vehicle Causing Major Delays On Ben Franklin Bridge

An overturned vehicle is causing a major backup on the Ben Franklin Bridge, westbound into the city.

11/13/2014

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Train Derails In North Philadelphia

Service is back to normal after a freight train got stuck under a bridge Wednesday night.

11/13/2014

(Andrew Stober testifies before a City Council committee about smartphone apps that let a driver auction off a pubic parking space.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. Officials Have Harsh Words For Sell-Your-Parking-Space Apps

Andrew Stober, of the Mayor’s Office of Transportation, testified that apps that allow an on-street parking space be sold by one driver to another should be banned in Philadelphia.

11/12/2014

Pat Russell, chair of Septa's Advisory Committee for Accessibility, in violet hat, leads ribbon-cutting for the new elevators at Dilworth Park.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

New Elevators Dedicated at City Hall’s Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park, which recently replaced the old Dilworth Plaza on the west apron of Philadelphia City Hall, is more user-friendly than its predecessor.

11/12/2014

(TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy points to some of the items confiscated from air travelers.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

At Phila. International Airport, TSA Issues Reminders to Holiday Travelers

The TSA says it confiscates hundreds of dangerous items each month at the screening checkpoints of Philadelphia International Airport.

11/10/2014

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Union Members Vote In Favor Of New, 2-Year Contract With SEPTA

Transport Workers Union Local 234 members have voted in favor of ratifying a new, two-year contract with SEPTA.

11/07/2014

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United Airlines Ending Atlantic City Service

United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort.

11/07/2014

(A car makes its way along Martin Luther King Drive on November 7th, 2014.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Drivers Urged To Plan Routes Around Weekend-Long Closure of MLK Drive

The temporary closure is designed to allow city Streets Department crews to safely make repairs to the roadway, curbs, sidewalks, and walls along MLK Drive.

11/07/2014

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Police Probing Events Leading to Fatal Hit-Run in Abington

A nine-year-old girl, walking with her caretaker in the 1700 block of Rockwell Road, was hit by a teenager driver who drove off before alerting anyone.

11/06/2014

(As members of the new Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board look on, Mayor Nutter signs the order giving the group official status.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Creates Bicycle Advocacy Board To Promote Cycling Here

One of its first tasks will be to increase the profile of women in the cycling race held here in early June of each year.

11/05/2014

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Five-Year Prison Term For Central Pa. Man Who Defrauded Airplane Owners

Prosecutors say the man cheated customers and endangered their lives although, fortunately, no victims in this case were injured.

11/04/2014

(Chopper 3 image of the trucks burned in a Bristol, Pa. industrial yard.)

Fire In Truck Yard Was Intentionally Set, Says Bristol, Pa. Fire Marshal

Crews responded to the 1500 block of Clyde Waite Drive, not far from the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The tractor-trailers were burning in a gated lot in an industrial park.

11/03/2014

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Monday Morning SEPTA Commuters Breathe Easy After Tentative Deal Is Reached With Union

SEPTA riders who feared a strike were breathing a sigh of relief Monday as they headed back to work and school.

11/03/2014

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