Public Transportation

E-bikes in Philadelphia.
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
February 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
The city's transportation department rolled out electric bikes last year, and after some initial problems with missing bikes, it's back again this year. Some 300 e-bikes are already appearing on city streets. Read more here.
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SEPTA changes station to Penn Medicine
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 1:06 pm
Under a new five-year, $3.3 million sponsorship deal, SEPTA is changing University City Station to Penn Medicine Station. Read more here.
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A SEPTA kiosk.
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
As SEPTA’s new general manager settles into the job, she’s quickly turning her focus toward the transit agency’s equity, and examining whether or not SEPTA should eliminate its cash transfers. Read more here.
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SEPTA's Leslie Richards.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 23, 2020 - 3:40 pm
SEPTA's new general manager is planning to get a first-hand look at how user-friendly its fare card is.
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People boarding the Market Frankford Line.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 22, 2020 - 5:47 pm
SEPTA is scrapping "A" and "B" stops on the Market-Frankford Line, starting next month. Read more here.
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SEPTA trolley car
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
January 22, 2020 - 5:11 pm
Buses will soon replace historic trolleys on SEPTA's Route 15 line, which spans from Port Richmond to West Philadelphia. The trolleys will go offline for 18 months for maintenance and evaluation. Read more here.
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Mark Abrams
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
SEPTA riders using a Key card or pass on the regional rails will have to do something different before they go through the turnstile to get out of Jefferson Station beginning Monday. Read more here.
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Musician Raymond de la Cruz performing at SEPTA concourse.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
SEPTA next year plans to revamp its rules for musicians who want to entertain underground commuters. Read more here.
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SEPTA lost and found closets at Suburban Station, Philadelphia.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Commuters leave the darnedest things aboard SEPTA buses and trains, but there's a chance riders can be reunited with their forgotten belongings. 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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