mass transit

A SEPTA kiosk.
KYW Newsradio, file
Mark Abrams
December 23, 2019 - 8:46 am
SEPTA is planning to roll out Apple Pay and Google Pay options on the transit system sometime in the first half of next year, so riders will be able to use smartphones to pay fares. Read more here.
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Artist's rendering of the exterior of an updated Franklin Square Station.
PATCO
David Madden
November 18, 2019 - 4:30 am
A station along the PATCO high speed line on the Philadelphia side has been closed for decades. But it’s coming back, in part thanks to a $12.5 million federal grant.
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Rasa Kaye
June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All hail the bicyclists of the greater Philadelphia region. They’ve got legs of iron and nerves of steel as they compete for a slice of space on our car-choked streets, sailing through clouds of vehicle fumes and motorists’ irritation while leaving nary a speck of...
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Passengers wait in the cold at the Frankford Transportation Center.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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