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Philadelphia Transportation

The ultimate guide to the Philadelphia International Airport

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a newbie, this guide—covering how to get there, where to stay and eat, and survival tips—will help you navigate Philly’s airport with minimal stress.

The ultimate guide to 30th Street Station

Where to eat, where to wait, and what to avoid at Philadelphia’s historic transportation hub.

I'm a super commuter between Philly and New York City—this is why I do it

Lola Arellano-Fryer owns in Philly and works in Brooklyn. Here’s how she navigates her double life.

City launches Chestnut Street loading zone project to cut down on congestion

Along with new parking restrictions

Philly ranks third worst city for drivers, study says

And one of the most expensive in terms of parking

Philly sidewalks are dangerous for people with disabilities, lawsuit says

The suit claims the city is violating ADA laws

Chestnut Street Bridge closing for one year of construction

It’s part of a $103.6 million project

SEPTA’s ‘Trolley Tunnel Blitz’ returns with route disruptions

The 10-day event allows SEPTA to do repairs

SEPTA turns to solar powered train signals as part of sustainability efforts

The signals will help make the lines safer during severe weather events

Airport line, other Regional Rail lines to be disrupted during SEPTA repairs

The repairs focus on the area between 30th and University City stations

SEPTA unveils new transit map

The map will go in at 100 locations by the end of the summer

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Philly's Most Beautiful Alleys

From the tree-lined, cobblestone Quince Street to the English Village on St. James Place, there are plenty of lovely alleys hidden throughout Philadelphia.

William Gray III signs go up at 30th Street Station

As part of a long-planned renaming process

Congestion costs the city $152 million, according to report

Millions in lost time and revenue

Speed cameras are coming to Roosevelt Boulevard

Another step in the city’s Vision Zero Goal

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How to get to the Jersey Shore

By train, by bus, by car

SEPTA lowers minimum key card load in response to customer feedback

The new $1 minimum will be easier for short-term riders and riders using cash.

Everything to know for Philly Pride 2019

Road closures, parade routes, and festival info

The first round of SEPTA Key cards are expiring. Here’s what to do

On July 31, the first round of cards bought in 2016 will expire.

Athletic fields, wetlands included in FDR Park’s $200M renovation project

The master plan was unveiled after a year of public input

Here are the worst times to leave for Memorial Day weekend

It will be busier than last year

$1M project will turn Reading Terminal Market block into public space

The block can be transformed into a street or pedestrian plaza

Open Thread: What are your tricks for getting to the shore in the summer?

Give us the 411

Philly Drivers’ Union plans rally in solidarity with countrywide Uber protests

Uber and Lyft drivers will participate

Indego adding 400 more electric bikes after pilot program

They’re also bringing 12 new Indego stations to Philly.

Uber drivers plan protest in Philly, six other cities

Drivers will protest low pay

Philly’s five most walkable neighborhoods

Look in greater Center City neighborhoods if you want to get from point A to point B by foot.

The Atlantic City—Philly rail line is coming back

The NJ Transit service returns next month with two additional trains in the morning.

Concerns raised over apartment project’s lasting impact on Italian Market

Concerns revolve around a parking garage driveway on 9th Street

What to know about Mayor Kenney’s $5 billion budget proposal

From street sweeping to money for affordable housing measures

Winter storm hits Philly, bringing closures and delays

What to know about the storm ahead of the afternoon commute

#TrackTakeover brings local art to Philly’s subways

See it until March 10

Open Thread: What would your ideal Philly subway system look like?

Tell us what you’d like to see

Center City will honor Black History Month with outdoor photo series

Photos from the 1960s Civil Rights movement will be featured around Center City kiosks

Map of Philly’s 1913 subway plan shows what public transit could have been

More routes and more stops

SEPTA awards $7M contract for first part of KOP rail design

The $1.2 billion project is moving forward

30th Street Station’s iconic flipboard will be down by Monday

It started coming down Thursday night

SEPTA offering free rides to TSA workers affected by government shutdown

TSA agents are working without pay in the midst of the shutdown

Open Thread: Tell us your development wish list for 2019

What projects do you hope to see? What city initiatives?