• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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SEPTA's savings make 23rd & Venango makeover possible

Crafty financing and shrewd management allowed SEPTA to break ground on the reconstruction of the 23rd and Venango Bus Loop yesterday.…

Record riders used Broad Street Line for Broad Street Run

The Broad Street Line broke its Broad Street Run ridership record by nearly 2,000 riders Sunday, when 72,678 entries were recorded. …

Trolley tour takes memory lane trip on Lincoln Highway

Philadelphia is home to a lot of the country’s first, but it is not often lauded as home to the first…

How to report bike lane potholes

Now that the snow and slush has melted and bike lanes are visible again, the Bicycle Coalition and Philadelphia Streets Department…

SEPTA Citizen Advisory Committee seeks new members

Want a say in how SEPTA serves its customers? The SEPTA Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC), an independent group that works with…

Say goodbye to cloth seats on the El

SEPTA's Market Frankford Line (MFL) cars are on their way to getting an interior facelift. Over the next five years, SEPTA…

New mobile mural rolls on the Market Frankford Line

The Mural Arts Program and SEPTA took the concept of bringing art to the people to a new level today when…

Students launch University City-wide bike collective

A group of University City students hopes to present a united student voice advocating for cycling in University City. The new…

Center City District adds, updates bus stop maps

For years Center City District has made attempts to improve wayfinding and directional signage throughout its territory. Most recently the organization…

Ever wonder what it takes to wrap a SEPTA bus?

As part of its fifth annual "Stop Hunger at Your Station" campaign, SEPTA has wrapped its hybrid bus #8427 in a…

City seeks input on Frankford Creek Greenway

When the city released the Philadelphia Trail Master Plan this summer, it identified Frankford Creek Greenway, section A, as the second…

More than just Twitter, SEPTA builds its social media portfolio

Last week PlanPhilly met with SEPTA to learn more about the transit agency's Twitter presence. While SEPTA's @SEPTA_Social account is…

SEPTA seeks QuietRide feedback

SEPTA's QuietRide policy is approaching four-years-old, and it's time for another QuietRide survey to check in on the fledgling program. SEPTA's…

Additional, altered SEPTA service for Made in America Festival

The Made in America Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this weekend and brings headliners Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails…

SEPTA taking bus route suggestions until August 31

Have an idea for a SEPTA route change or addition? Now is your chance to share your thoughts with SEPTA. The…

Staycation: Tacony Creek Trail

Under the Green City, Clean Waters plan, the Tacony Creek should be clean enough to swim and fish in within…

Schuylkill River boardwalk construction is buzzing along, in tune with tide

Walk or wheel south along the Schuylkill River Trail today and you’re bound to hit the dead end just past Locust…

SEPTA re-dedicates Cecil B. Moore Station

SEPTA re-dedicated its Cecil B. Moore Station to its namesake Cecil B. Moore and his legacy Monday morning. At the ceremony,…

University City District creates new Baltimore Crossing pedestrian plaza

Head west on Baltimore Ave from Clark Park and the greenery continues up the street. At several intersections along that route,…

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