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The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Regional rail riders have no doubt noticed the new turnstiles installed at Suburban Station and other rail stops. Now, they're going into service. The tap-and-go SEPTA Key fare card will soon be introduced on Regional Rail lines. Starting on Friday, July, 20, Zone 4...
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Photo Credit: Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2018 - 9:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders who use trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 35 will want to find an alternative for the next nine days. Those routes will be diverted to the 40th and Market Street station on the Market-Frankford Line so that a massive work project can be done on the tunnel...
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The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 11, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service, in a move the transit agency hopes will improve reliability. As cameras captured the moment, train No. 901 pulled into the Chestnut Hill East station. It's the first of 15 new Siemens ACS-64...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2018 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials have formally charged the man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on a southbound Broad Street Line platform. RELATED: Suspect in custody for sex assault of teen at City Hall SEPTA station David Smith now faces more than a dozen charges...
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SEPTA crash
Russ Dunchock
July 05, 2018 - 8:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police continue to investigate after an out-of-control SEPTA bus left one person dead and several others injured in Northeast Philadelphia. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday along the 9800 block of Frankford Avenue at Morrell Avenue in the city's Torresdale...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
July 04, 2018 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities believe they have captured the man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on a SEPTA platform. Officials said SEPTA police arrested a man on Wednesday night at the 69th Street station who fit the description of the suspect and was found in illegal...
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A SEPTA consultant is recommending the transit agency look at several ways to improve its bus network.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
July 04, 2018 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is prepared for the Fourth of July crowds. More people than usual are expected to use SEPTA to get in and out of Center City for Philadelphia's free Independence Day festivities, so SEPTA Public Information Manager Kristin Mestre-Velez advised people to be aware...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
July 03, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Commuters who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be paying a little more come the new year. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a 6 percent increase in tolls for E-ZPass and cash-paying travelers. "We like to give six months kind of notification," said...
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SEPTA Bus generic
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
June 30, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the first time in ten years, SEPTA has announced a new bus route in the city. The new Route 49 bus is expected to go into service sometime in early 2019. SEPTA's Andrew Busch says the bus was designed to help under served communities. "This bus will operate...
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SEPTA regional rail
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2018 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA has announced the date that some Regional Rail riders can start using the electronic SEPTA Key fare card. It's been used for city transit for two years. Now, SEPTA Key has arrived on the Regional Rail system, beginning Aug. 1. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said...
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