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A train on SEPTA's Broad Street Line
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Sunday's accident on SEPTA's Broad Street Line, in which a 7-year-old boy was killed when he fell between train cars. Authorities say the incident took place as the subway train was traveling from Allegheny to...
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KYW Newsradio
September 23, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - A ride on SEPTA's Broad Street Line ended in tragedy Sunday for a seven-year-boy who fell onto the tracks. JUST IN: SEPTA says a 7yo boy is dead after falling in between 2 Broad Street line cars @KYWNewsradio — Andrew Kramer (@Philly_Kramer) September 23, 2018...
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SEPTA Rail
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Area seniors just shaved another few bucks off the cost of commuting and getaways. KYW's Jay Lloyd is counting the travel discounts. I just used the brand new SEPTA Senior Card to Center City. That $1 rail fare that we thought was a bargain is gone. The...
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KYW Newsradio, file
Ian Bush
September 18, 2018 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have determined that a SEPTA trolley operator's fatigue, amplified by the "sedating effects of repeated doses" of an antihistamine, is the probable cause of a crash last year in West Philadelphia that left dozens hurt. The National Transportation...
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KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 14, 2018 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- SEPTA’s effort to avoid controversy over advertisements on its vehicles hasn't worked. At a federal court hearing, Friday, a journalism non-profit argued SEPTA's ad policy is so broad that it violates free speech. After being forced to run anti-Muslim ads, three...
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Police are searching for a scammer who steals commuters' SEPTA Key cards by posing as someone who is helping them.
SEPTA Police/Thomas Nestel
Justin Udo
September 11, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As SEPTA continues to push SEPTA Key on transit across the map, police say the key card program has already been taken advantage of. SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel said a scammer has been lurking at the Dilworth Park station. As people get off the train or subway,...
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Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
September 09, 2018 - 11:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At a press conference Sunday, Philadelphia’s NAACP chapter president had strong claims against the city’s transit agency. With several former employees by his side, Minister Rodney Muhammad accused SEPTA of running unfair business practices, and is calling on past...
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(Photo courtesy of SEPTA via NTSB)
Mike DeNardo
September 07, 2018 - 9:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A federal report is out on the probable cause of the first of two SEPTA collisions last year at 69th Street Station. The National Transportation Safety Board says the operator of an out-of-service El train was going too fast and lost awareness before his train rear...
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The site of the accident in which a train on the Market-Frankford Line collided with a set of stopped train cars.
Upper Darby Police Department
Ian Bush
September 06, 2018 - 7:12 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that the man operating a SEPTA train that collided with another early last year in Upper Darby was going too fast and lost awareness before the crash. That's the probable cause revealed by the NTSB in the...
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Crystal Lopez took the video on Wednesday while riding the 26 bus in Northeast Philadelphia after she noticed bugs starting to crawl on her arm.
Bed bugs: Crystal Lopez/Facebook; SEPTA bus: John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
September 06, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took less than a day for a video to go viral of bed bugs emerging from a fabric chair on a SEPTA bus. Crystal Lopez took the video on Wednesday while riding the 26 bus in Northeast Philadelphia after she noticed bugs starting to crawl on her arm. "I was sitting...
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