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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Newbold 

Spotted: SEPTA installs bike racks at Tasker-Morris station

We all know that bike theft is a huge problem in the city. For some commuters, it can be a bit of a deterrent from cycling as a form of commuting. SEPTA has now come up with a solution to get more people riding their bikes to the Broad Street Line subway stations.

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A bike rack has been installed underground at Tasker-Morris to create a new option for commuters to lock up their bikes in a designated location at the station.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

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.

Pic of SEPTA's BSL via Wikimedia Commons

Pic of SEPTA’s BSL via Wikimedia Commons

SEPTA has you covered this New Year’s Eve with extended service and additional trains for December 31 through January 1, as West Philly Local points out.

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What's Happening in:  Stadium District 

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.

Pic of SEPTA's BSL via Wikimedia Commons

Pic of SEPTA’s BSL via Wikimedia Commons

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.

SEPTA Key kiosk at Tasker/Morris Station.

SEPTA Key kiosk at Tasker/Morris Station.

Enter SEPTA Key, the new payment system that will soon be implemented on all subways, trolleys and buses throughout the city. We spotted one of the new fangled kiosks at the Tasker/Morris Station. While it isn’t as cool as a levitating, time-traveling Delorean that runs on bio-fuels, it’s certainly a new beginning to a brighter future for SEPTA and its riders.

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