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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.

06/12/2012

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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.

03/18/2012

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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.

03/07/2012

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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 […]

10/28/2011

(Jeffrey Nash, center left, heads the DRPA finance committee.  Credit:  David Madden)

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.

10/22/2011

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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.

10/20/2011

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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.

08/30/2011

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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.

08/29/2011

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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.

08/27/2011

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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.

07/14/2011

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.

06/24/2011

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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.

06/23/2011

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.

06/21/2011

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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.

05/26/2011

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Amtrak Commuters Will See Upgrades Thanks To Federal Transportation Windfall

The Delaware Valley is one of the big winners in the award of $2 billion in federal transportation funds.

05/09/2011

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