SEPTA summer construction
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Mike DeNardo
July 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Saturday, a major construction project will disrupt travel for thousands of SEPTA regional rail riders. From Saturday July 20 to Sunday August 4 there will be no trains running on the Airport Line, only shuttle buses. Shuttles will also be used on the Media...
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Mike DeNardo
July 09, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal investigation is underway into a train accident Monday night that claimed the life of a SEPTA worker. SEPTA employee Darren Monroe, 54, was working on the tracks at the Erie station on the Broad Street Line when he fell backwards and was hit by an oncoming...
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Mark Abrams
July 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning to come into Philadelphia to join the festivities on July Fourth, you'll want to be prepared for a couple of road closures and some parking restrictions. "Come early and don't count on parking or driving anywhere near the Ben Franklin Parkway or...
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SEPTA Police
Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have nabbed two men in the shooting of a SEPTA regional rail conductor in May. The two were wanted for shooting a SEPTA conductor at Carpenter Station on the Chestnut Hill West line while they tried to rob him on May 10. SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel says...
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30th Street Station
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Travelers between New York state and Philadelphia were stop-and-go Wednesday morning , as Amtrak reported suspended service over nearly a three-hour span along the Northeast Corridor. According to Amtrak, overhead power line issues in North Jersey disrupted its trains...
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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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A massive sinkhole that popped up in West Philadelphia a little more than a week ago has grown into a major problem and is causing traffic trouble for folks in the neighborhood.
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Justin Udo
June 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A massive sinkhole that popped up in West Philadelphia a little more than a week ago has grown into a major problem and is causing traffic trouble for folks in the neighborhood. When the Philadelphia Water Department got the word of a sinkhole at 43rd Street and...
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Ambulance Generic
Mark Abrams
June 10, 2019 - 8:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A car collided with a SEPTA bus Monday morning in Delaware County, sending nine passengers to the hospital. SEPTA says the Route 126 bus was hit by car at Glendale and Burmont roads in Haverford Township about 7 a.m. A SEPTA spokeswoman says the nine bus passengers...
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Electric SEPTA Bus
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Paul Kurtz
June 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- SEPTA passengers in South Philadelphia are settling into quieter rides now that the transit agency has added electric buses to its fleet. Joe Roccuzzo, a veteran mechanic, was among the first to be trained, and now he's giving guidance to the drivers. "This whole bus...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2019 - 7:22 am
UPDATED: 5:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two teenagers were shot on a northbound Broad Street Line train Wednesday night. Police say both should be OK, and one person is already in custody. Police say around 9:45 p.m., a man shot the teens, 16 and 18 years old, respectively, on a train...
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