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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.

04/06/2014

(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.

06/10/2013

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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.

02/01/2013

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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?

10/30/2012

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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.

09/21/2012

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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.

09/19/2012

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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.

09/04/2012

(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.

08/15/2012

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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.

08/15/2012

(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.

06/25/2012

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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.

06/24/2012

(Striking SEPTA police officers, members of the Fraternal Order of Transit Police, outside a SEPTA subway entrance at 15th and Market Streets.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

SEPTA Transit Police Go On Strike Without Warning

Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.

03/21/2012

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Shots Fired On Broad Street Subway Concourse

Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight on the concourse of the Broad Street Subway, at Broad and Locust.

11/13/2011

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Man Struck And Killed In Philadelphia Subway Tracks

SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams says the man had apparently gone down onto the tracks to retrieve an object of some kind.

02/27/2011

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Gas Odor Briefly Suspends Portion Of Broad St. Subway

A report of a gas odor caused SEPTA to temporarily suspend a portion of the Broad Street Subway around 9 a.m. An investigation found the source to be a gasoline container left on a Logan Station train platform.

02/03/2011