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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Pennsylvanians who won't be able to vote in person this fall will be able to apply online for absentee ballots for the first time. Read more here.
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SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel
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Mike DeNardo
August 22, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA's general manager is retiring at the end of the year. Jeff Knueppel met with his top staff last week and told them that he planned to retire as general manager, said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch. "He's on vacation this week, so he wanted to meet with them before...
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Rachel Kurland
August 08, 2019 - 4:19 pm
UPDATED: Aug. 9, 6 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA and PennDOT have some construction projects that could throw a wrench into your weekend travel plans. First, Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, the SEPTA trolley tunnel linking West Philly and Center City will close for 10 days for repairs...
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Chestnut Street Bridge.
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Mark Abrams
August 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT says commuters need to get ready now for a major closure that will affect a critical eastbound artery into the city. The Chestnut Street Bridge over the Schuylkill River, which connects University City to Center City Philadelphia, is being closed for major...
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REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
July 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is planning to offer Pennsylvanians a gender-neutral option on driver's licenses within a year. PennDOT spokeswoman Erin Waters-Trasatt said state officials have been monitoring the issue and recently decided to move forward as more and more states have issued...
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Kim Glovas
July 24, 2019 - 7:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT wants you to take a survey about safety and driving behaviors, and feedback is being accepted through Aug. 12. This is an annual thing for PennDOT and involves questions from what county you live in to if you drive impaired. Last year, 91 percent of those who...
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A busy ramp from Southbound I-95 to Girard Avenue will be shut down at 8 p.m. Tuesday night and will remain so for two years while PennDOT crews reconstruct a mile long stretch of the southbound viaduct between Port Richmond to Fishtown.
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John McDevitt
July 23, 2019 - 7:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A busy ramp from southbound I-95 to Girard Avenue will be shut down Tuesday night and will remain so for two years while PennDOT crews reconstruct a mile-long stretch of the southbound viaduct between Port Richmond to Fishtown. PennDOT reconstructed the northbound...
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Mark Abrams
May 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Game of Thrones maybe ending Sunday, but the season primere of more construction along the Schuylkill Expressway is set to debut Monday night. PennDOT spokesman Brad Rudolph says 7 p.m. Monday the eastbound Walnut Street ramp to 30th Street will be closed and a detour...
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Route 422
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next major phase of construction on Route 422 in Philadelphia's western suburbs begins on Monday. If you're a regular Route 422 commuter, this may not be the news you want to hear. The construction crews will affect the daily commutes of 55,000 or so drivers who...
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