30th Street Station
A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station in honor of former US congressman Bill Gray has been approved in the House, and now moves to the US Senate for consideration.
Amtrak officials want boost the rider capacity and the speed of their Acela Express train service.
U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah last week introduced legislation that would rename 30th Street Station in honor of the late Bill Gray, the Philadelphia minister and former lawmaker who became the first African American to serve as House majority whip.
The sound of trains running was music to the ears of the hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on SEPTA to get work.
The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.
The SEPTA strike was inconveniencing riders who had planned to use the regional rails over the weekend, forcing them to make alternate plans to get to their destination.
Appearing with a pair of US military veterans, Casey (at lectern) said the average time for the VA to process disability claims in Pennsylvania is now 300 days.
The 7th annual National Train Day took place Saturday with more than 300 events in all 50 states, including festivities at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.
“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.
Although the problem was south of Wilmington, trains to New York City and Boston saw the worst delays, the 5:15 a.m. to Boston didn’t leave 30th Street Station until close to 9 a.m.
The boyfriend of 22-year-old Nadia Malik, the missing Delaware County woman found dead inside a car at 30th St. Station February 20th, has been ordered by a Delaware County judge to remain behind bars on charges he violated probation on an earlier DUI conviction by traveling to Ohio in the days before Malik’s body was found.
Philly Tech Week kicks off Friday with nearly 150 different things to do.
Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.
The brother of 22-year-old Nadia Malik, speaking out for the first time, says he believes the mother of three, who disappeared February 9th and whose body was found 11 days later in a car near 30th St. Station, was a victim of foul play.
Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker said an autopsy Friday showed “no visible sign of injury.” He said officials are awaiting toxicology reports.