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    • The Silverliner Vs have 109 seats, 11 fewer than the Silverliner IVs, which had 120 seats. Photo courtesy of SEPTA

Sizing up Silverliner V passenger experience. So far it's mostly positive

Just 12 cars away from having its full Silverliner V fleet up and running, SEPTA can begin to look past the delivery delay drama and back at what it was originally…

    • Each phase of the project included re-decking one lane of the seven-lane bridge. Phase one shown here courtesy of DRPA

Construction work advances on Walt Whitman Bridge

If the three-year construction project on the Walt Whitman Bridge has added a bit of a headache to your daily commute, you may be pleased to know the toughest phase is…

    • After 40th Street Bridge construction ends, work on the 41st Street Bridge will begin in late 2013

A city-wide look at ongoing transit construction projects

PlanPhilly transportation reporter Christine Fisher hits the pavement and calls around to the Philadelphia Streets Department, SEPTA and the Schuylkill River Development Corporation in order to bring you up to speed…

    • Planners are considering improved pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure

Navy Yard transit forum talks about diverse ways to get to the growing business hub

As the Navy Yard brings its employment numbers back to nearly 10,000 and sets its sights on double or triple that in the next 10 to 15 years, the groups leading…

    • The city expects the 40th Street bridge to reopen this November

40th Street Bridge to open in November, 41st span work to follow

Five years after it was closed to vehicle traffic, the 40th Street bridge between East Parkside and Mantua is set to reopen this fall. Construction crews are working to have the…

    • The new Walnut Street Bridge design includes widened sidewalks and pedestrian-scale lighting

Walnut Street Bridge work to be completed this week

Construction on the Walnut Street Bridge is set to wrap up this week as crews complete work on the north-side pedestrian right-of-way, remove overhead structures and restripe the vehicle and bicycle…

    • SEPTA's Route 34 trolley resumed regular service early this month

SEPTA completes Route 34 trolley project on time

Septa’s Route 34 trolley service is on track and on time. After derailing the Route 34 trolleys from the 40th Street Portal to the 61st Street Loop in order to overhaul 7,500 feet…

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