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DRPA CEO John Hanson (L) with DRPA Board Chair Jim Cawley. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PATCO Accelerates Plans To Upgrade Train Platform Information Signs

There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.

04/16/2014

A current PATCO rail car. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO’s Website For Mobile Phones Has Been Upgraded

PATCO riders have a new way to follow their train schedules on the go.

04/13/2014

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Public Transportation

Plane, train or automobile? Residents and visitors can get around Philadelphia many different ways. Whether you are trying to navigate within the city or you are looking to travel to another major east coast city like Washington DC or Boston, Philadelphia’s transportation infrastructure offers many options.

02/28/2014

(A Septa bus sidelined by the snow.  Photo by KYW's Justin Udo)

Snow Hangover Snarls Mass Transit

Some of the biggest issues were the SEPTA bus routes.

02/14/2014

(A Septa bus sidelined by the snow.  Photo by KYW's Justin Udo)

UPDATE: Some SEPTA Bus Service Resumes Despite Snow

This latest storm, in the long line of them this winter, is affecting how people are getting around.

02/13/2014

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PATCO Snow Schedule In Effect On Thursday Due To Pending Winter Storm

PATCO has announced a snow schedule is in effect on Thursday due to the pending snow storm.

02/12/2014

SEPTA riders at the Norristown Transportation Center wait in frigid temperatures for a Regional Rail train. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Moves Proactively To Combat Cold, Keep System Running

With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.

01/28/2014

(John Matheussen, in file photo.)

Longtime DRPA Chief John Matheussen Packing Up For NJ Judicial Post

John Matheussen leaves the DRPA at the close of business on Friday, moving on to become a judge of the New Jersey Superior Court.

01/15/2014

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Patco Gets Dinged By Feds For Failing To Provide For Handicapped Passengers

Breakdowns of elevators and escalators are a constant annoyance for Patco riders.

01/14/2014

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Cold Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

As a polar vortex blankets the Delaware Valley in a deep freeze, record low temperatures are having a major effect on transportation, this morning.

01/07/2014

The parking lot at Wegman's in King of Prussia, coated in snow. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Another Snow Storm During Morning Commute

The KYW Newsradio traffic center reports several accidents throughout Montgomery and Bucks Counties due to slick, icy conditions. Drivers are advised to reduce speeds and drive carefully.

12/17/2013

PATCO shows off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO Unveils Refurbished Rail Cars

PATCO is showing off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. And they also say some of their station escalators are beyond repair and need to be replaced.

12/11/2013

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Managers Not Worried About PATCO Ridership Dropoff

Ridership on the PATCO High Speed Line is down a little from near record highs seen a year ago, but managers aren’t all that concerned for now.

10/05/2013

(Septa has installed tamper-resistant covers over some of its copper switches and similar equipment.  Photo provided by Septa)

SEPTA, PATCO Dealing With Surge of Copper Thefts From Rail Lines

It’s becoming a chronic problem, causing occasional train delays, and officials say they’re taking steps to stop it.

09/17/2013

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Despite New Technology, ‘Freedom’ Cards Will Remain Patco-Only

The transit agency that runs the high-speed train line between Camden and Philadelphia is getting ready to update its “Freedom” card, the cashless method for paying fares.

03/08/2013

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