30th Street Station
AAA was projecting a decrease of about 1.5% in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving weekend, and that projection seemed to be right on at 30th Street Station on Sunday night, where travelers were enjoying a pretty easy ride home.
A steady stream of soggy travelers lined up in the rain Wednesday morning to board buses to get home for the holidays.
“I would’ve liked to have gone on Tuesday, but now I’m glad I’m leaving today, because I know the weather is going to be a bear,” says Maria Hull.
The west side of 30th Street Station re-opens this morning, after more than a year of renovations. The project was finished not a moment too soon.
Amtrak is investigating how a train headed to New York City instead ended up in Bala Cynwyd.
The deal struck funds the government only through mid-January, and allows the nation to borrow through February 7th.
FEMA, Amtrak police, and the Red Cross were among the many agencies who set up information booths inside the main lobby at the 30th Street train station.
At 30th Street Station, US Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he’ll urge his colleagues to lock in long-term funding for transportation.
Thousands of people use the Bolt and Megabus stops near 30th Street Station to travel to and from Philadelphia, but Drexel University would like them to come and go from somewhere else,
Casey says Amtrak ridership is up, so it would be a mistake for funding from Congress to go down.
The explosives that killed three and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon were made of pressure cookers packed with metal and ball bearings, a person briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Amtrak Police Department is stepping up patrols and conducting increased sweeps of stations and track right-of-way’s.
Commuters weren’t sure what to make of it.
A craft market for one-of-a-kind handcrafted items will be held inside 30th Street Station next month.
Holiday travel season is under way in the tri-state.