Broad Street Run passes through South Philly this Sunday – watch for bus detours and parking restrictions

The 39th annual Blue Cross Broad Street run kicks off in North Philly and proceeds 10 miles south to the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. Spectators are encouraged to head out to Broad Street to watch the race and cheer on the runners.  Entertainment and refreshments are available along the

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SEPTA extends overnight service, adds extra trains for New Year’s Eve

As we prepare to ring in the New Year at midnight, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is how to make it home after the celebrations. SEPTA has you covered this New Year’s Eve with extended service and additional trains for December 31 through January 1, as West

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Should the Broad Street Line be extended to the Navy Yard?

As the Navy Yard’s plans for expansion continue, including for the potential of eventually living there, changes in transportation options are being discussed. A group of politicians recently spoke in favor of the Broad Street Line being extended farther south to service the Navy Yard.

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Spotted: Where we’re going, we don’t need SEPTA tokens edition

In one of the greatest scenes in Back to the Future, nay, cinematic history, Dr. Emmett Brown confidently explains to a young Marty McFly, “Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” The Delorean calmly lifts its wheels and blasts off into the future. Woah. Enter SEPTA Key, the new payment system

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SEPTA will extend weekend overnight subway service ‘indefinitely’

Night owls, you did it. SEPTA has officially announced that they will be extending the popular weekend overnight subway service ‘indefinitely.’ Since the pilot program went live in June, some 15,000 riders use the late night service each weekend. That’s significantly higher than the ridership rates for the Nite Owl bus

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