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Jeffrey Knueppel

(A ceremonial groundbreaking by, L-R, Septa GM Joe Casey; Ronald Hinton, president of the Allegheny West Foundation; US Rep. Chaka Fattah; Phila. city councilwoman Cindy Bass; and Keith Dial, and aide to councilman Curtis Jones Jr.   Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Septa Inaugurates Work on New Bus Interchange Station in North Philly

Septa has broken ground, ceremonially, on a $1.4-million bus loop improvement project in the Allegheny West neighborhood.

05/14/2014

(The Swarthmore station, along Septa's Media-Elwyn line.  File photo by KYW's Jim Melwert)

Septa Going Ahead With Projects To Refurbish Media-Elwyn Rail Beds

Septa officials are beginning an ambitious capital improvement project to repair century-old bridges that provide a base to parts of the Media-Elwyn regional rail line.

04/21/2014

SEPTA Market East around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (credit: Lynne Adkins/KYW Newsradio)

SEPTA Explains Why It Couldn’t Handle The Early Rush Hour Tuesday

After city government and many businesses closed early Tuesday, Suburban Station and Market East train platforms were packed with what amounted to an early rush hour. But SEPTA did not add extra cars or extra runs, resulting in equally packed trains.

01/23/2014

(A lawn sign protests SEPTA's plan for a parking garage at the Jenkintown train station.  Photo by Brad Segall)

SEPTA Postponing Planned Parking Garage at Jenkintown Train Station

The plan to build a 700-space garage has been in the works for several years and has been the subject of contentious discussions between the transit agency and Cheltenham residents who live near the station.

12/20/2013

(A SEPTA regional rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA To Install Multi-Million Dollar Rail Safety System

The “positive train control” system will automatically bring trains to a stop if that were to happen here.

02/26/2012

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