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    • SEPTA's current hub-and-spoke network provides a one-seat ride to Center City from many far-flung sections of the city.

SEPTA New Payment Technology more than a year behind schedule

SEPTA Deputy General Manager Jeff Knueppel can “neither confirm nor deny” whether or not New Payment Technology (NPT) – the electronic payment system SEPTA is building to replace tokens – will…

    • City Lights, Photo by Al BeFranke
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Philly Tech Week picks for the plannerdly

A welcomed and now familiar harbinger of spring, Philly Tech Week is back beginning Friday, April 4. The weeklong event series celebrates technology and innovation in Philadelphia and has a robust…

    • The wide, high-traffic Boulevard poses a challenge to pedestrians

Panel to consider Roosevelt Boulevard speed cameras

This week, Philadelphia will add two new automated red light enforcement (ARLE) cameras at the intersection of Ogontz and Stenton avenues. Since 2005, Philadelphia has been using ARLE to ticket drivers…

    • SEPTA launches official iPhone app

SEPTA launches official iPhone app, expands free WiFi coverage

SEPTA will announce two major freebies today – its first official iPhone app and a plan to expand its free Xfinity WiFi service to transit stations on the Broad Street Line,…

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Eyes on the Street

Philly Tech Week's plannerly side

City planners, preservationists, zoners and other PlanPhilly readers are in luck next week, as the annual Philly Tech Week is set to include several plannerly events. Pre-tech week festivities will start Friday…

    • The virtual library will be
Eyes on the Street

Suburban Station: Nation's first train station virtual library

What is believed to be the nation’s first virtual library in a train station opened at Suburban Station this morning thanks to a partnership between SEPTA, The Free Library of Philadelphia…

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Eyes on the Street

Textizen take two: Planning Commission hosts second round of surveys

In the current round of Philadelphia 2035 district planning, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) is using text-based surveys to overcome the digital divide and prioritize elements of the University/Southwest District…

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Eyes on the Street

Colin Powell: Voice of Philadelphia's first talking pedestrian signal

PlanPhilly recently reported on the new automated-voice pedestrian crossing signals at the intersection of 30th and Market and 30th and Chestnut streets. The new signals tell pedestrians which street has the…

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Eyes on the Street

CommunityCam maps Philadelphia's surveillance cameras

Here at PlanPhilly’s Eyes on the Street, we know we’re not the only eyes on the street, but now a new website is helping Philadelphians find out exactly where other eyes…

    • SEPTA hybrid bus

SEPTA working to add 245 hybrid buses

As New Payment Technology rolls out in the upcoming year, one change you might not hear alot about is SEPTA’s replacement of 245 old, diesel buses with 245 new, hybrid buses…

    • John McGee, chief officer of new payment technology, shows a model of what the vending machine touch screen may look like

SEPTA builds new payment technology test facility, prepares for contactless system

In a former storage room on the 18th floor of its Market Street building, SEPTA is setting up shop and building the Noah’s Arc of new payment technology – a test…

    • The TIP includes a map of Philadelphia projects that will seek federal and state funding

DVRPC approves $3.8 billion in highway and transit improvements for Southeastern Pennsylvania

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission approved more than $3.8 billion in highway and transit improvements for southeastern Pennsylvania when it adopted the DVRPC FY2013 Transportation Improvement Program for Pennsylvania early…

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