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Salt is spread on a slushy N 130 in Delran. (Credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Mass Transit Service Adjustments, Road Restrictions, Flight Delays

SEPTA has announced some bus route detours for Tuesday due to the expected snowfall.

02/16/2015

In an effort to let riders know about the schedule changes, PATCO CEO John Hanson handed out leaflets to riders in Center City.  (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

PATCO’s CEO Takes To The Rails To Publicize New Train Schedule

PATCO’s CEO takes to the rails to let riders know about the transit agency’s new train schedule that starts this Thursday.

02/10/2015

(A Patco train crosses the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Patco Doing More Single-Tracking Across Ben Franklin Bridge, Through March

More inconvenience is on tap for Patco riders, as a new phase of the high-speed line’s ongoing track rehabilitation project begins this Thursday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Next Phase Of PATCO Bridge Track Project Changes Schedules

The next round of PATCO track work will mean revised schedules on Thursday and Friday starting next week.

02/05/2015

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Wintry Mix Makes For Another Messy Travel Day Across Philadelphia Region

It’s like Groundhog Day! The winter weather is once again impacting the Monday morning commute for drivers and others trying to make their way to work, school and elsewhere.

02/02/2015

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Icy Conditions Cause Messy Commute Across Philadelphia Region

The wet weather and icy conditions were making for a slippery and slow commute Monday across parts of the Philadelphia region.

01/12/2015

Patco's 15th Street station.  (File photo by Pat Loeb)

WiFi Could Soon Be Available On PATCO Trains

An agreement has been reached with the DRPA and Comcast to provide free WiFi service to customers on PATCO trains. If approved by the DRPA board, the service should be available by summer

01/10/2015

PATCO shows off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. (File photo by Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Refurbished PATCO Cars On High Speed Line Expected To Debut In February

In time, all 120 cars in the fleet will get that new look and feel, at a cost of $194 million, which is far less than what it would have cost to get new ones.

01/07/2015

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PATCO Takes New Look At Reopening Long-Shuttered Franklin Square Station

With a revitalized Franklin Square now popular, the Delaware River Port Authority is taking a look at putting the PATCO station there back into service.

12/12/2014

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Fewer Delays Expected As Phase Two Of PATCO Rehab Project Begins

The next phase of the PATCO rail reconstruction project is now underway and should not cause as many delays for riders.

12/05/2014

Patco's 15th Street station.  (File photo by Pat Loeb)

Several PATCO Upgrades In The Works

PATCO says new information boards are on the way for its train platforms.

12/03/2014

(The new interior of refurbished Patco rail cars. Credit: Patco)

Patco Still Struggling To Get Refurbished Rail Cars Running Correctly

It’s an issue that has delayed the entire $194-million project to overhaul the 120-car fleet.

11/18/2014

File photo: The Ben Franklin Bridge. (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Westbound PATCO Track On Ben Franklin Bridge Open Again

The past few months of having only a single track to get over the bridge caused some headaches for commuters.

10/22/2014

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

DRPA Announces Changes To Traffic Patterns On Ben Franklin Bridge

The DRPA also says four lanes to Pennsylvania will be open during morning rush hours and four lanes to New Jersey will be open for the afternoon rush hour.

10/21/2014

File photo: Ben Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Ben Franklin Bridge Traffic Construction On Track To End Soon

Ben Franklin Bridge commuters should be able to breathe a sigh of relief next week.

10/17/2014

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