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    • 30th Street Station is Amtrak's third busiest station

Drexel's Fry: Fix Northeast Corridor Transit or say goodbye to jobs

Drexel University’s founder and namesake, Anthony J. Drexel, made his fortune financing the construction of America’s railroads. Without them, the school probably wouldn’t exist. Drexel’s still betting big on the railroad,…

    • SEPTA fare kiosks, Cecil B. Moore Station

SEPTA shows off projects in the works at capital budget open house

Curious SEPTA aficionados were offered a sneak peek at what the authority plans to build and buy in the coming years at a pair of open houses Tuesday, part of SEPTA’s…

    • The turnstiles will incorporate each of the station's unique design features, like the colored bricks at Market East Station
Eyes on the Street

Commuter Tunnel at 30: Legacy and Potential

Community Contributors Richard Voith and Peter Angelides of Econsult Solutions consider the legacy of the Commuter Rail Tunnel, which turned 30 this month, and the importance of capitalizing on its potential.…

    • Track damage near Spring Mill Station on the Manayunk/Norristown Line, Photo Credit SEPTA

SEPTA seeks federal funds to keep system above water

Spring may be upon us, but this winter’s weather and the impact snow and freezing temperatures can have is not yet a distant memory for SEPTA or its customers. Chances are…

    • SEPTA regional rai funding impact

SEPTA's doomsday prophecy eliminates 9 regional rail lines

Unless SEPTA receives an additional $6.5 billion for capital projects over the next 10 years, the network will lose nine regional rail lines and face other significant cutbacks. A potential 89,000…

    • Formerly TransitCheck, DVRPC's commuter benefit program is now RideECO. Photo courtesy of DVRPC

DVRPC renames commuter benefit program RideECO

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission launched the rebranding and expansion of its commuter benefit program Wednesday morning. Previously called TransitCheck, the DVRPC program will now be known as RideECO…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

    • Chart that compares SEPTA's average bus speed to those of other transit systems

The bus stops here? Well, just a minute!

Aug. 31 Previous coverage By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly    Although the Nutter administration will consider bus and trolley stop consolidation as part of its fall Transit First initiative, it doesn’t…

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