Broad Street Subway
Septa has decided to bring back 24-hour weekend service on the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The update to the 2004 redevelopment plan of the Navy Yard will more than double the 6.5 million square feet of business space.
City officials plan a full assessment of the damage brought by Hurricane Sandy. The key question: when will SEPTA be able to restore operations?
The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has announced that Darryl Lanier, 15, now faces a number of charges including attempted murder.
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.
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.
SEPTA officials say the woman touched the third rail after falling off the station platform, then was struck by an oncoming train.
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.
In addition to new decor, riders are seeing new stairs, new turnstiles, enhanced lighting and, for the first time, elevators.
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.
Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.