30th Street Station

Travelers check out the board at 30th St. Station on Thanksgiving Eve. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Amtrak Expects 80,000 Travelers Through 30th Street Station On Holiday Weekend

Amtrak trains have been rolling on the busiest travel day of the year.

11/26/2014

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Snow Falling On Busiest Travel Day Of Year

Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.

11/26/2014

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Experts Say Local Holiday Travelers Will Have Plenty Of Company

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.

11/24/2014

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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.

10/30/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 20

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/20/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Service Between Airport, 30th Street Station Restored

SEPTA says signal problems have put the brakes on all Airport Line Train service between the Airport and 30th Street Station.

09/21/2014

(Amtrak's 30th Street Station, with the Cira Centre in the background.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

US House OKs Plan To Rename Philadelphia’s 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.

07/29/2014

(An "Acela" sign, left, hangs on the wall behind the main ticket counter at Amtrak's 30th Street Station, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Amtrak Looking To Upgrade Current Acela Passenger Cars

Amtrak officials want boost the rider capacity and the speed of their Acela Express train service.

07/03/2014

Inside 30th Street Station.  (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Designer Warns Against Renaming 30th Street Station

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.

06/20/2014

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SEPTA Ridership Down Day After Strike Ends, But Commuters’ Spirits Weren’t

The sound of trains running was music to the ears of the hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on SEPTA to get work.

06/15/2014

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AAA Mid-Atlantic Offers Tips To Avoid Gridlock On Area Highways

The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.

06/14/2014

Inside 30th Street Station.  (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

SEPTA Strike Forces Commuters To Find Travel Alternatives

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.

06/14/2014

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US Sen. Bob Casey Joins Call For Veterans’ Health Care Accountability

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.

05/28/2014

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Hundreds Take Part In National Train Day Festivities At 30th Street Station

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.

05/10/2014

(Amtrak's 30th Street Station, with the Cira Centre in the background.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Amtrak Official Outlines Long-Range Upgrade for 30th Street Station Area

“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.

05/02/2014

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