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A SEPTA bus.
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Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2019 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is interviewing a bus driver who was caught on video driving through a railroad crossing, breaking the gate arm. The video making the rounds on Twitter shows a Route 18 SEPTA bus driving through a rail crossing while the crossing lights are flashing. The gate...
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Kevin Wright
May 10, 2019 - 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A sinkhole leaves a busy Center City block shutdown and a SEPTA bus going nowhere fast. At around 5 p.m. Friday the Chestnut Street roadway opened up beneath the rear wheel of SETPA’s route 42 bus. Thankfully, SEPTA says, no one was reported injured in the incident...
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Tim McLaughlin
February 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marked the first morning commute for a new SEPTA bus route. The 49 bus connects some neighborhoods north and south of Center City with University City. The line starts in Strawberry Mansion and runs through Brewerytown and Fairmount before crossing the river,...
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Many roads in Center City are closed until 3 p.m. Sunday due to a heavy equipment helicopter lift operation, according to SEPTA.
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Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 9:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many roads in Center City are closed until 3 p.m. Sunday due to a heavy equipment helicopter lift operation, according to SEPTA . As this helicopter moves equipment around Center City today there are street closures and @SEPTA detours. Stay with @KYWTraffic1060 for...
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Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain advantages to aging. Senior status brings a smorgasbord of opportunities that seem remarkable. So, I'll remark on a few. First, there's retirement. With it, for many of us, comes the ability to volunteer or work when we want, where we want. Then,...
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Franck Lafortune
New Jersey State Police
Ian Bush
February 06, 2019 - 1:50 pm
SHAMONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County school bus driver has been arrested and charged with watching porn in front of school children. New Jersey State Police say 64-year-old Franck Lafortune of Burlington Township was using his phone to view a sexually explicit video before...
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Passengers wait in the cold at the Frankford Transportation Center.
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Tim Jimenez
January 31, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA buses, trains and trolleys — and passengers of the regional transit service — had to prepare for the arctic blast today. SEPTA officials say they they kept Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line subway cars underground, in the tunnels instead of the railyards,...
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The School District of Philadelphia dismissed students early due to excessive heat.
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Justin Udo
January 30, 2019 - 10:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia is taking a special precaution to help keep students warm as they get ready to go to school in these subzero temperatures. Throughout Thursday morning, the district will use its Twitter profile and its homepage to keep parents and...
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Riders on Megabus gather outside Union Station on the east side of Canal Street in Chicago, Illinois.
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Rachel Kurland
January 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles are certainly flying high so far this season — but if need a way to the next game, you can take the bus. Megabus is offering a $99 rate — each way — from Philadelphia to New Orleans when the Eagles take on the Saints Sunday afternoon. It...
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Antionette Lee
January 07, 2019 - 7:44 pm
SOUTH HARRISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway into a school bus crash in South Harrison Township, Gloucester County that sent more than a dozen children to the hospital. The accident happened around 3:20 p.m. Monday at Ferrell and Monroeville roads. Authorities say...
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