President Barack Obama is establishing a second emergency board to try to resolve a contract dispute in the Philadelphia area between the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing train engineers.
In honor of the season, Amtrak has just announced it is bringing back one of its rarer routes: the Autumn Express.
To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
The special schedule begins on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 14.
Shuttle buses were operating in place of trains between the Erie and Berks stations.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.
The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.
The SEPTA strike was inconveniencing riders who had planned to use the regional rails over the weekend, forcing them to make alternate plans to get to their destination.
SEPTA’s Regional Rail service interruption plan is now in effect.
SEPTA officials are warning 120,000 daily riders on regional rail lines that the threat of a strike at 12:01 a.m. Saturday is a growing possibility.
Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.
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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.
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The special runs through 7 p.m. on Wednesday.