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SEPTA, NJT Get Federal Grants To Improve Regional Bus Service

NJT is getting $2½ million toward high-speed service between Deptford-Winslow and Philadelphia. Septa will receive $5 million to improve the 69th Street Terminal.


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NJ Transit Green-Lights Its South Jersey-to-Philadelphia Express Bus Plan

Runs would start in Winslow Township and Deptford, NJ, with 1,800 new park-and-ride spaces built. Bus-only lanes and traffic signal prioritization would speed the ride.


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Bus Driver Safety On Public Transit Draws More Attention After Attack On SEPTA Bus Driver

A Pennsylvania Senate bill introduced last fall would include bus drivers with police and firefighters in a protected class. The bill would upgrade assaults against them immediately to aggravated assault, which is a felony.



NJ Transit Looks At Long-Range Option To Improve Bus Service To Philadelphia

New Jersey Transit is looking at a long-range plan that would give buses dedicated lanes along some heavily-traveled routes into Philadelphia.


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Man Struck, Killed By NJT Riverline Train Near Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Transit officials were investigating a fatal accident this morning near Trenton. “At approximately 10:50am, a Riverline train traveling northbound from Camden to Trenton struck and fatally injured a male […]


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Camden-Glassboro Light Rail Line Project Chugging Along Slowly

The first real steps toward making a light rail line between Camden and Glassboro are about to be approved, although it’ll be years before you’ll be able to jump on board.



New Jersey Transit Accepting Google Wallet For Fare Payment

New Jersey Transit is getting together with Google — but it’s for speed, not for search.


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Delaware Valley Outage And Transit Update

A few days after Hurricane Irene shutdown the Delaware Valley, the region is slowly getting back to normal. Here is a list of outage and transportation updates as of Tuesday morning.



Hundreds Of Thousands Still Without Power

Irene is gone but not forgotten, and now residents of the Delaware Valley can begin picking up the mess she left behind.



Transit Nightmare: Irene Snarls Transportation In Philadelphia And South Jersey

Thousands of flights are canceled and public transportation service is suspended throughout the area due to Hurricane Irene.


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NJT Approves New Budget With River Line-Atlantic City Transfer Link

Officials at New Jersey Transit have approved the second half of a federally funded project that will, when complete, link the popular River Line light rail service with the not-so-popular Atlantic City-to-Philadelphia rail line.


Amtrak Back On Schedule After Three Days Of Power Problems

Amtrak is back up and running on a normal schedule this morning after three straight days of delays because of low-voltage along the Northeast Corridor.


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Service Restored After “Low-Voltage” Problem Cripples Amtrak, NJT For 2nd Day

SEPTA’s Chestnut Hill West and Trenton lines are back to their normal schedule. Amtrak trains are facing only “residual” delays.


The ticker board at Amtrak's 30th Street Station shows a delay of one hour, 30 minutes for a train to Washington DC. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Amtrak, New Jersey Transit Rail Service Restored, Delays Remain

New Jersey Transit and Amtrak service between Philadelphia and New York City has been restored.


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Small Center City Philadelphia Office Fire Makes Big Commuting Problems

Hundreds of people were evacuated from a center city Philadelphia office building on Thursday morning after an electrical fire erupted in a utility closet.