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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
July 01, 2018 - 10:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of drivers from our area are expected to hit the roads this July 4th week, but when is traffic expected to be the worst? It appears Tuesday is going to be the busiest travel day of the week, according to AAA's Jana Tidwell. "So if you're...
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Andrew Kramer
June 16, 2018 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting today, PATCO riders traveling between Philadelphia and New Jersey will now have more options this summer thanks to a new expanded schedule. Previously... "On Saturday's PATCO ran a 20 minute headway and on Sunday's we ran a 30 minute headway," said PATCO...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 02, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- SEPTA riders coming and going at the City Hall Station were treated to a surprise on Saturday. Typically commuters wouldn’t normally hear the sounds of a famous German composer inside of SEPTA stations. But on Saturday, that would change. The music of legendary...
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June 02, 2018 - 10:02 pm
By Amir Vera (CNN) -- A dog being flown by Delta Air Lines from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey, died during the trip Wednesday, according to a spokeswoman for the airline. The owners, Michael Dellegrazie and his girlfriend, were moving from Phoenix to New York and decided to put their 8-year-old...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 28, 2018 - 10:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newradio) -- PATCO commuters this summer should be able to tap their Freedom fare cards to ride SEPTA -- but at a new price. Right now if they're hopping off the speedline and onto city transit, PATCO riders can buy round-trip paper SEPTA transfers for $3.50. SEPTA is doing away...
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Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 25, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Transportation officials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are getting the word out to motorists about what they should expect to see when workers complete a project connecting I-95 with the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The big changes won't be coming in late September, but...
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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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Dreamstime
May 19, 2018 - 8:20 pm
By ERIKA MARTIN Los Angeles, Calif. (KTLA) -- A German bus carrier is setting up shop in Southern California, and hoping to make a splash with steeply discounted ticket prices and high-tech amenities. FlixBus, which has operated in Europe since 2013, will begin service from 15 cities across...
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Inside 30th Street Station.
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
April 30, 2018 - 7:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Security lapses at Amtrak's 30th Street Station are putting passengers and workers at serious risk. That's the stark assessment from the railroad company's inspector general in a recently-released report. Amtrak auditors call the security failings a "top threat" at...
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Long line for the Philadelphia Parking Authority amnesty program
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 30, 2018 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hundreds of people waited hours outside of the Philadelphia Parking Authority Monday, the final day of day of the city's seven week Parking Amnesty Program. Most folks are waiting patiently in Lo h line- today is final day for @PhilaParking ticket amnesty. Program...
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