30th Street Station
Amtrak trains have been rolling on the busiest travel day of the year.
Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.
The AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates more than a half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday.
PennDOT Secretary Comes Into Town With Check To Support “Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan”
PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch in from Harrisburg for the announcement of $2.5 million to support transportation, commercial development community opportunities at at around 30th Street Station.
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SEPTA says signal problems have put the brakes on all Airport Line Train service between the Airport and 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.