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    • Today the Franklin Square Station entrance is sealed with concrete

Will Franklin Square Station ever reopen?

Last year Franklin Square Park attracted 900,000 visitors. The holiday light show and family-friendly New Year's Eve spectacle, alone, drew roughly 5,000 people. As the park’s attendance continues to grow, one…

    • NPT turnstile models

SEPTA to gate regional rail stations for New Payment Technology

Big changes are headed for regional rail riders when SEPTA implements its new smartcard payment system on the rail network. The transition won’t happen until sometime in 2014, but critics are…

    • To address traffic concerns and catch stormwater runoff,  Urban Engineers, Inc. and the Philadelphia City Planning Commission came up with an idea for a Stenton Station roundabout. 
Eyes on the Street

Stenton Station roundabout imagines way around traffic, stormwater concerns

As part of the “Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up!” exhibition this September, Urban Engineers, Inc. and Philadelphia City Planning Commission joined forces to address traffic conflicts and stormwater runoff at the…

    • The DVARP public service announcement will run through November and encourage riders to contact lawmakers to encourage mass public transit funding
Eyes on the Street

PSA calls attention to transit funding shortfall

With the transit funding shortfalls the Greater Philadelphia region will face in the coming years, agencies are going to have to get creative with their fundraising. This month, the Delaware Valley…

    • Transit advocates prod CAC on smart cards

Transit advocates prod CAC on smart cards

The region's major transit advocacy group prodded SEPTA's Citizen Advisory Committee to get more involved in the authority's signature smart card project last night.Matt Mitchell of the Delaware Valley Association…

    • Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Perhaps one of the most notable characteristics of the Fox Chase section of Northeast Philadelphia is its train station and its relationship with the businesses dotted throughout the thriving neighborhood. The…

    • SEPTA replaced signage around television displays at 30th Street Station.

Little confusion around regional rail designations during first busy commuter days

Walking around Suburban Station the last two mornings, you’d never guess SEPTA had made major changes to its regional rail system over the weekend. People were calmly sitting on the main…

$1.1 billion shortfall for DVRPC's transportation vision

The board of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission charted the course for transportation in Southeastern Pennsylvania for the next four years on Thursday. The future isn’t pretty. The board approved…

    • SEPTA to hike fares

The low-down on SEPTA's fare hikes

March 24, 2010By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyAlthough SEPTA’s six percent fare hike was widely expected, policy changes embedded in this year’s fare proposal have drawn the ire of transit…

    • SEPTA

SEPTA listens to riders on service change regs

By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly SEPTA altered its position on a controversial service planning change, meant to consolidate and streamline existing rules, in the face of concern from rider advocates.The…

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