Broad Street Subway

A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Offers Free Subway Rides To And From Eagles Game

SEPTA is hoping it can add to making your trip to and from Lincoln Financial Field a pleasant one by offering free rides on it’s Broad Street Subway Line.


(A poster in the Pattison Avenue station of the Broad Street subway announces resumption of late-night weekend service, starting this month.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Septa to Revive After-Midnight Weekend Subway Service During Summer

Septa has decided to bring back 24-hour weekend service on the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines.


(A Broad Street subway train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Man Charged With Dumping Debris On Broad Street Subway Line Ordered Held Without Bail Pending Trial

A 23-year-old Philadelphia man, charged with dumping debris on Septa’s Broad Street subway line causing an off-hours accident, has been ordered held without bail pending trial.


(A Broad Street subway train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Federal Charges Added in Broad Street Subway Vandalism Incident

Nicolas Colon, 23, allegedly roamed the tracks under North Broad Street, between the North Philadelphia and Girard stations, dumping work materials, wooden ties, metal spikes, and other debris onto the tracks.


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UPDATE: Significant Change In Tone Of SEPTA, Union Talks

SEPTA and TWU Local 234 officials resumed negotiations Sunday morning, after both sides reported serious progress on Friday and said they were close to a deal.

Now, there has been a significant change in the tone of the negotiations, and any deal that was on the table is now in jeopardy.


(Some of Cecil B. Moore's fellow civil rights freedom fighters speak at the rededication of the Cecil B. Moore subway stop in North Philadelphia.  Muralist Jonathan Mandell stands alongside his mosaic.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Cecil B. Moore’s Life Gets Spotlight as North Philadelphia Subway Stop Is Rededicated

Cecil B. Moore’s military, legal, and political careers are depicted in a new mural at the Cecil B. Moore stop of Septa’s Broad Street line in North Philadelphia.


An artist's rendering of the 2004 Master Plan for the Philadelphia Navy Yard. (Credit: Philadelphia Navy Yard)

New Navy Yard Master Plan Includes Vision For Residential Space

The update to the 2004 redevelopment plan of the Navy Yard will more than double the 6.5 million square feet of business space.


(File photo. Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Remains Shut Down In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

City officials plan a full assessment of the damage brought by Hurricane Sandy. The key question: when will SEPTA be able to restore operations?


15-Year-Old Accused in Broad St. Subway Shootings Being Charged As Adult

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has announced that Darryl Lanier, 15, now faces a number of charges including attempted murder.


Subway shooting scene (credit: CBS)

Shooting Aboard Broad Street Subway Train Leaves 2 Teens Wounded

Police are investigating the shooting of two teens aboard a SEPTA Broad Street subway train Wednesday afternoon. One of the teens is in critical condition.


(Phila. PD photo)

Philadelphia Serial Rapist Pleads Guilty in 3 Attacks

Defendant Joseph Woods, 41, has admitted that he targeted women he saw he saw on Septa’s Broad Street Subway line, following them off the trains and attacking them.


(A Philadelphia police officer stands guard outside a Broad Street subway entrance that was shut down by a fatal accident.  Credit: CBS3)

Woman Fell Onto Broad St. Subway Tracks Before Being Hit By Train

SEPTA officials say the woman touched the third rail after falling off the station platform, then was struck by an oncoming train.


A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Service Resumes On SEPTA’s Broad Street Line After Fatal Accident

Police say the first southbound train of the morning hit someone who jumped or fell on the tracks at the Lombard Street station at about 5 a.m.


(The renovation of the Spring Garden station of the Broad Street Subway includes brightly painted floor designs.  Photo provided)

Broad Street Subway’s Spring Garden and Girard Station Upgrades Unveiled

In addition to new decor, riders are seeing new stairs, new turnstiles, enhanced lighting and, for the first time, elevators.


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City Conducts Surprise Terror Drill To Test Emergency Response

In order to fine tune response by city emergency responders to a terrorist bomb explosion on or near the Broad Street subway, the Philadelphia Fire Department, city police, transit police and the FBI cooperated in a four-hour training exercise on Sunday.