With the frigid temperatures, SEPTA is taking steps to try to keep the system moving.
After city government and many businesses closed early Tuesday, Suburban Station and Market East train platforms were packed with what amounted to an early rush hour. But SEPTA did not add extra cars or extra runs, resulting in equally packed trains.
With more than a foot of snow covering the ground, commuters should be prepared for delays on Wednesday.
AAA was projecting a decrease of about 1.5% in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving weekend, and that projection seemed to be right on at 30th Street Station on Sunday night, where travelers were enjoying a pretty easy ride home.
For most commuters who rely on SEPTA’s Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line, word of a failed house vote on transportation funding is concerning, as SEPTA has said it would have to stop service on this line in 2015 without additional funding.
Nearly 40 percent of the downtown workforce lives outside the city and they, too, are abandoning cars.
The Septa Board is expected to pass half a budget when it meets today.
SEPTA says the changes are due to a grade crossing replacement project at Indian Queen Lane in Philadelphia.
Shuttle Buses To Be Used Along Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line Due To Track, Signal Maintenance
SEPTA announced Thursday that shuttle bus service will replace rail service along the Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line on Saturday and Sunday.
SEPTA says it’s the last major US transit agency to use tokens. But, effective July 2014, tokens will be a thing of the past.
The victim was struck at approximately 6:15 p.m. by an outbound train at the North Hills Station.
A man was sent to the hospital after being hit by a SEPTA train in Center City earlier Saturday morning.
The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday near the Ardsley Station.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society held a “Farewell to the Faithful Silverliners” tour Sunday.
The SEPTA system is getting crowded. Ridership is up again, according to SEPTA Spokesman, Andrew Busch.