Public Transportation

Traffic jam.
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Mike DeNardo
June 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report puts a price tag on all the time drivers spend in Philadelphia traffic. What if you could add up all of the minutes you and your fellow drivers and bus passengers wasted in Center City traffic? A new study does just that, saying 9.7 million hours a year...
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SEPTA Key
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Mike DeNardo
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The riders have spoken, and SEPTA listened. The transit agency says they are reducing the minimum amount you're able to load onto your Key fare card. If all you want to add to your SEPTA Key Travel Wallet is one dollar, now you can. SEPTA has reduced the minimum load...
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No smoking now at bus shelters in Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
June 03, 2019 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're waiting in a bus shelter in Philadelphia to catch your ride, don't light up. Bus shelters throughout the city are now smoke-free, and city officials say they plan to put signs up at all the shelters to let people know. Along Market Street east of City Hall,...
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A SEPTA bus.
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Mike DeNardo
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officers will have their ticket books out again Monday morning along Market and Chestnut streets as the start of another enforcement effort to keep Center City traffic moving. A four-month ticket blitz last fall worked so well that Philadelphia police, SEPTA and the...
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Suburban Station.
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John McDevitt
June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you were among the first of the nearly 40,000 SEPTA riders to get a Key card three years ago, they're about to expire, and account balance transfers can be done in person or by phone starting Monday. The first batch of the Mastercard branded Key cards will expire...
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Suburban Station
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Paul Kurtz
April 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it's changing the way it deals with riders who try to avoid paying the fare. SEPTA spokesperson Andrew Busch calls it a common sense policy that includes a go-easy approach on first time offenders. "We have,...
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New Jersey Transit
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Ian Bush
February 26, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has overruled the head of NJ Transit: He wants commuters to be told this week exactly when service will resume on the Atlantic City Rail Line. "They want clarity," Murphy said on behalf of commuters. "Who can blame them? They are right. They deserve a...
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The Delaware River Port Authority says real-time train information on PATCO platforms is still about a year away.
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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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baby bottle
June 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Paris public transport company RATP says a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. Live-tweeting the event Monday, the RATP said the baby was born in a train in the center of Paris, disrupting traffic on the RER A line. Rescue...
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A SEPTA bus
Mike DeNardo
Mike DeNardo
May 21, 2018 - 10:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As SEPTA moves more of its fare collection to the Key card, paper transfers are being phased out this summer. The $1 transfer fee isn't going away, but the paper transfer is. The transit agency says after July 31 it will no longer issue paper transfers. SEPTA...
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