PATCO

Wintry road in Buckingham, Bucks County.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
March 04, 2019 - 6:39 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As another blast of winter weather hits the Philadelphia region Monday, SEPTA ran a winter schedule on the regional rails, essentially a Saturday schedule, anticipating fewer commuters because of the snow forecast. "On a normal weekday we would have...
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Route 30 by Paoli Pike
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
March 01, 2019 - 6:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Friday morning's surprisingly heavy snow fall might cause some problems during the morning commute. The fast-falling, wet and heavy snow already cancelled 14 flights at Philadelphia International Airport on Friday morning. All of the eight cancelled departing flights...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
February 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The PATCO High Speed Line turns 50 years old Friday, and riders are getting its birthday present. For a few hours, PATCO will roll back fares during Friday's morning rush. "We are going to charge our customers the same fares that were charged 50 years ago." PATCO...
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A rendering of PATCO's solar parking canopies
SunPower Corporation
Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine starting your commute in the rain or snow — but you get to park your car under a cover. Not only is your car protected from the elements, but the solar canopy above it is generating energy. That's PATCO's plan at its four largest stations: Lindenwold, Ashland,...
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Lancaster Ave in Ardmore
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
February 12, 2019 - 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As winter weather moves into the Philadelphia region again, commuters are advised to stay cautious. It seems that Philadelphia International Airport is seeing the biggest impact from the winter weather Tuesday morning with 70 cancelled flights. There are some delays...
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Charles Arcano of Voorhees, New Jersey, is charged with sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman while they rode a PATCO Speedline train between Philadelphia and New Jersey in the early morning hours of Sunday Jan. 27.
Camden County Prosecutor’s Office
Mike Dougherty
February 06, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on a PATCO train last month is now under arrest. Charles Arcano of Voorhees, New Jersey, is charged with sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman while they rode a PATCO Speedline train between Philadelphia and New Jersey...
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Graffiti covers the walls of crumbling buildings at the Camden Labs site, Aug. 15, 2018. The former toxic and illegal dumping site will be cleaned and cleared to make way for recreational open space.
Joe Lamberti/Courier Post
Mike Dougherty
January 24, 2019 - 3:44 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sites plagued by illegal dumping in Camden will soon be transformed into dynamic art spaces, thanks to a $1 million grant. Bloomberg Philanthropies announced its grant for its Public Art Challenge , which will feature artworks over eyesores along the PATCO line, River...
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A pedestrian walks across the street in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP
Tim Jimenez
January 21, 2019 - 8:51 am
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts Monday's temperatures will be more than 20 degrees below normal...
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PATCO is giving facelifts this year to its three most-used stations.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — This year, PATCO is giving facelifts to its three most-used stations. The design phase is just about finished for the improvements to the Lindenwold, Woodcrest and Ferry Avenue stations. Delaware River Port Authority's chief engineer Michael Venuto says they're cosmetic...
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The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away.
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away. Information screens have been installed on all of PATCO's platforms, but there's not much information on them so far. PATCO General Manager John Rink says...
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