A man being pursued by Amtrak Police on the tracks near 30th Street Station allegedly jumped in the Schuylkill River to escape.
With another winter storm in the works, all eyes are on the roads, mass transit and the public utilities.
A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.
This latest storm, in the long line of them this winter, is affecting how people are getting around.
Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on Thursday due to the winter storm moving up the East Coast.
Amtrak is warning riders to be ready for some canceled trains ahead of this storm.
Amtrak will suspend some services Wednesday due to the latest winter storm forecast for the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Transportation delays linger after Wednesday’s winter storm that dumped up to a full half inch of ice on portions of the region and left hundreds of thousands without heat and electricity.
Speaking to a crowd at 30th Street Station, Biden was effusive in his praise of the “Cities Sprinter” high-tech locomotive, the first to be added to the passenger rail fleet in more than 25 years.
Amtrak said its “Keystone” service would not resume until Thursday at the earliest.
The special runs through 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
The bitter cold temperatures and left over snow are making a mess of mass transit this morning.
The winter storm that pummeled the Delaware Valley on Tuesday has prompted mass transit systems to modify their service schedules and make accommodations for commuters for tomorrow morning.
Passengers who bought a ticket but chose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel.
The 20-mile section of overhead wires experienced problems over the last 24 hours, with only one track open for trains to get by on earlier on Tuesday.