Suburban Station

(VP Joe Biden's black SUV limousine pulls out of the covered driveway behind Suburban Station, near 16th and JFK Blvd.   Photo by John McDevitt)

VP Joe Biden Visits Philadelphia For Private Fundraiser in Center City

The heavy police presence around Suburban Station, in center city Philadelphia, was turning a lot of heads.

08/28/2014

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SEPTA Ridership Down Day After Strike Ends, But Commuters’ Spirits Weren’t

The sound of trains running was music to the ears of the hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on SEPTA to get work.

06/15/2014

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DA: Transit Cop Charged With False Imprisonment For Christmas Day Incident

A former Philadelphia transit officer is charged with handcuffing a woman who complained that he cut the line for coffee at a Dunkin’ Donuts on Christmas morning.

06/12/2014

(US Sen. Bob Casey, near a Septa ticket window in the Suburban Station concourse.  Photo by Dan Wing)

US Sen. Bob Casey Urges Full Restoration of Tax Benefit For Commuters

From 2009 tp 2013, people who used mass transit to get to work were allowed to use up to $245 of pre-tax income per month to offset that cost. But at the end of 2013, the benefit was reduced by about $100 per month.

04/25/2014

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McDonald’s Kicks Off Free Coffee Event On Monday

Plus, commuters at Suburban Station on Monday between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. will also be treated to coffee from the fast-food chain.

03/28/2014

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Some Lawmakers Unhappy With Deal Between The City And SEPTA

A new long-term lease between SEPTA and the city for properties like the Broad Street Subway and the Suburban Station concourse gained initial approval this past week in City Council, but some lawmakers are unhappy with parts of the deal involving advertising revenue.

12/08/2013

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Minor Changes Made To SEPTA Regional Rail

SEPTA is implementing some schedule changes today on its regional rail system.

08/11/2013

(Karen Orrick at the shutdown party for Hub of Hope, attended by volunteers and clients.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Homeless Drop-In Site in Center City Wraps Up Another Winter Season

The “Hub of Hope,” in Suburban Station, helped more than 600 people from December through March.

04/02/2013

SEPTA

Man Hit By SEPTA Train In Center City In Stable Condition

A man was sent to the hospital after being hit by a SEPTA train in Center City earlier Saturday morning.

11/17/2012

(A Septa regional rail train.  File photo)

Underground Derailment Causes Delays on SEPTA Regional Rails Through Center City

Commuters can expect delays of about 15 minutes on all SEPTA regional rail lines throughout Friday night’s evening rush.

03/23/2012

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Services Expand For The Homeless Community Into Center City Train Station

Philadelphia homeless advocates are trying a new approach to get the chronically homeless into shelter, this winter. They’ve set up shop in a storefront in the Suburban Station concourse.

01/08/2012

(Credit: John McDevitt, KYW Newsradio)

‘Occupy’ Philadelphia Protesters Asking For Donations Of Warm Winter Outerwear

The residents of Occupy Philadelphia are looking for donations of warm winter outerwear to help them through the cold times ahead.

11/05/2011

SEPTA Train

Woman Suffers Fractured Hip After Being Hit By Train In Center City

A woman was taken to the hospital with several injuries after being hit by a train in Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

07/27/2011

Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC

Farmers’ Markets

Year-Round Markets: The only farm market open on Mondays, the indoor Reading Terminal Market also happens to be a one-stop shop for everything from local produce and Amish pickles to cheeses, seafood and meals to […]

CBS Philly–09/22/2010

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