A SEPTA official shows some of its new vehicles.  (Credit: Steve Tawa)

SEPTA Planning For Future Service Enhancements, Features

The transit agency is telling riders that it has plans to take them from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’ more efficiently – and in style.

01/15/2015

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Philadelphia Taxi Rider Gives Driver Nearly $1,000 Tip For Ride That Was Less Than 1 Mile

Over the holiday season, Freedom Taxi in Philadelphia says a driver was overjoyed to receive a tip close to $1,000 on a cab ride that lasted less than two minutes.

01/14/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: After Monday’s Deadly Washington Metro Incident, What SEPTA Says Underground Riders Should Know About Safety

Following Monday’s deadly incident in the smoke-filled tunnel beneath the streets of Washington, SEPTA officials say they well understand why any emergency unfolding aboard a train underground can be especially frightening for passengers.

01/13/2015

(Jan Pendergrass visits the KYW Newsradio studios with some of her late husband's gold records.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Widow of Teddy Pendergrass Focusing on Burnishing Late Singer’s Legacy

Pendergrass, who grew up in Philadelphia and had a stellar singing career with Philadelphia International Records, was seriously injured in a 1982 crash on Lincoln Drive that left him a quadriplegic.

01/13/2015

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Icy Conditions Cause Messy Commute Across Philadelphia Region

The wet weather and icy conditions were making for a slippery and slow commute Monday across parts of the Philadelphia region.

01/12/2015

(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

Crews Getting Ready For Monday Morning Wintry Mix

Road crews are preparing for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight that could make for a slick commute during the morning rush.

01/11/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: Art Museum Opening On MLK Day

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King Day, and it’s part of a whole weekend of events.

01/11/2015

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DRPA Preparing To Sell RiverLink Ferry That Links Penn’s Landing To Camden Riverfront

The Delaware River Port Authority is preparing to get rid of its RiverLink ferry that links Penn’s Landing and the Camden waterfront, but keep the service in operation when it cranks up again in the spring.

01/10/2015

Patco's 15th Street station.  (File photo by Pat Loeb)

WiFi Could Soon Be Available On PATCO Trains

An agreement has been reached with the DRPA and Comcast to provide free WiFi service to customers on PATCO trains. If approved by the DRPA board, the service should be available by summer

01/10/2015

(A traffic signal in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Cold Weather Slows Down Many Things…Including Traffic Lights

There are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.

01/08/2015

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4 Taken To Hospital Following Tractor-Trailer Accident In Camden County

The accident occurred at milepost 26.9 in Bellmawr Boro when a tractor-trailer struck the I-76 overpass.

01/07/2015

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PennDOT Rep: Gas Tax Is Part Of Doing Business

Erin Waters-Trasatt, as spokeswoman for PennDOT talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about its importance and how it has affected the Philadelphia area.

01/05/2015

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2015 Promises To Be Busy Year For Road Construction In Philadelphia Region

Major construction projects on some busy roadways across the Philadelphia area will continue in this new year.

01/05/2015

(Taxicabs load up passengers outside 30th Street Station, in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Philly Taxicab Riders Still Seeing Fuel Surcharge Despite Low Gas Prices…Why?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in years, leaving many Philadelphia taxicab riders to wonder why cabs are still adding a fuel surcharge to each ride.

01/05/2015

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New Jersey Wrestles With How To Aid Transportation Trust Fund

Pennsylvania this week increased its gas tax by almost 10 cents a gallon to help its ailing Transportation Trust Fund.

01/04/2015

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