Public Transit

(Packages of Septa transit tokens.  Photo by Mike DeNardo/ KYW Newsradio)

Superintendent Says Plan To Cut Public Transportation Fare For High Schoolers Off The Table

“We withdrew that because we’re in conversations now with SEPTA, and we’re trying to find a way to resolve this issue,” Hite explained.


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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.


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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.


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

Philadelphia’s Public Transit System Ranked Fifth In The Country

From the El to Regional Rail and SEPTA’s more than 100 bus stations, public transit in Philadelphia is nothing to scoff at.


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SEPTA Riders To See Fare Hikes Starting July 1

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority approved across-the-board fare hikes on Thursday.


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SEPTA To Install Multi-Million Dollar Rail Safety System

The “positive train control” system will automatically bring trains to a stop if that were to happen here.


(Septa rider Samuel Yeck, right, discusses proposed changes to Route 57 with Septa planner Alex Flemming.   Credit: Michelle Durham)

SEPTA Invites Riders To Sound Off on Proposed Service Changes

SEPTA held an open forum at its headquarters on Wednesday in center city Philadelphia, to allow the public to comment on proposed service changes.


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SEPTA Gets $6½-Million Fed Grant For Energy-Saving Purchases

SEPTA is receiving two federal grants that will help the transit agency save energy dollars while adding to the bus fleet.


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SEPTA Is Providing Extra Service To Sports Complex Due To Triple Play Of Events

It will be a busy day down at the sports complex with three events taking place.


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SEPTA Wrestles With Cold-Weather Problems

Jeffrey Knueppel, SEPTA assistant general manager of engineering, calls this the “extreme low end” of operating temperatures, where even sturdy components of our transportation system have problems.