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Rough Summer Ahead For Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey

Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/27/2014

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

Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey Face Rough Summer

Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.

05/25/2014

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Fire Rips Through Vacant Burlington County Warehouse, Suspends Rail Service

Crews battled a two-alarm fire that broke out Saturday evening at a vacant warehouse in Delanco, Burlington County.

05/24/2014

(A DRPA board meeting.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Takes Up, Gingerly, Thoughts of Having Septa Run Patco Line

The idea of Septa running Patco is a concept that’s closer to the “floating the idea” stage than anything definitive.

05/22/2014

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

Patco Admits Little Success So Far in Booking Shuttle Buses During BFB Rail Replacement

The summer will be critical, as trains will be placed on a single track across the Ben Franklin Bridge for two months, beginning just after Memorial Day.

05/09/2014

Businesses and apartment buildings near the Ben Franklin Bridge will soon deal with noisy construction work. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PATCO Warns Camden, Old City Residents: Construction Will Be Noisy

Letters are going out to residents and business owners in Old City and Camden warning them it’s going to be noisy.

05/09/2014

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

PATCO Officials To Discuss Delays, Construction At Town Hall Meeting

The DRPA is holding its second of three town-hall meetings, this one tonight in Collingswood, to discuss delays caused by construction on the PATCO line over the Ben Franklin Bridge.

05/08/2014

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

Car Hits, Kills Deer That Wandered Onto Benjamin Franklin Bridge

A deer somehow found its way onto the Philadelphia side of the busy Benjamin Franklin Bridge, where it made its way to the train tracks on the span before running into traffic and being killed by a car.

04/30/2014

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

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