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Public Transportation

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SEPTA And Its Unions Make Significant Progress, Discuss Possible Two-year Contract

Thousands of commuters are affected by what happens between Friday and Sunday night between SEPTA and its largest union.

04/04/2014

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New Pa. Driver And Vehicle Fees To Take Effect April 1

Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.

03/31/2014

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Public Transit Users More Physically Active Than Commuters

A study of physical activity and transit use, determined that walking prior to and immediately after transit trips is actually quite good for you – and an unexpected form of exercise.

03/21/2014

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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

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Phila. Taxi Regulators Urged To Widen Access For Handicapped

But members of Philadelphia City Council found no easy answers.

02/25/2014

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

(A "Connector" shuttle bus is displayed in the King of Prussia business park in an effort to attract riders.  Credit: Brad Segall)

King of Prussia Promotes Shuttle Buses As Commuting Alternative

The nearly 20,000 employees who work at the King of Prussia business park but come from outside the Upper Merion area now have a new incentive to get out of their cars and onto public transportation.

07/10/2013

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NJ Transit Offers Extra Service, Savings During July 4th Holiday

NJ Transit is offering extra service and savings for travelers throughout the July Fourth holiday.

06/28/2013

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SEPTA Adding Service For Broad Street Run; Numerous Bus Routes Detoured

Detours are expected to begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, and riders should allow additional time in case of delays.

05/01/2013

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New Jersey Transit Testing Smartphone Tickets

Some New Jersey Transit train passengers no longer need to line up at the ticket machines.

04/26/2013

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SEPTA Officials: ‘There’s No Free Ride’

SEPTA fare evaders, usually young men and women, are being put on notice; if they jump a turnstile to avoid paying the fair, SEPTA is watching.

04/25/2013

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Philadelphia Makes Top 10 List Of Worst Cities For Car Drivers

Philadelphia came in 10th as one of the worst metropolitan cities for car drivers according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

03/08/2013

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Getting Around During Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

Due to the race, a number of streets will be closed, with the main areas affected being the inner lanes of the Ben Franklin Parkway and the 26.2 mile marathon route on Sunday.

11/14/2012

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$500K Grant Received To Boost Public Transportation In King Of Prussia District

The King of Prussia District has received a $500,000 grant, money that will be used to get more people out of their cars and onto public transportation in an effort to relieve traffic congestion.

11/10/2012

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Adventuring Through Philadelphia’s Public Transportation

Here are several options to help you escape the hustle and bustle of city life or to enjoy some of the treasures outside of Center City.

10/31/2011