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 Key is almost here, “Quick Trips” feature now offered at three South Philly station

The launch of SEPTA Key, the token-less system that we’ve been anticipating for what seems like forever now, is almost here. Late-November is when Key is finally expected to launch. In the meanwhile, SEPTA is adding some new payment options. “Quick Trips” is being introduced at three stations in South

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11th and Reed trolley tracks have finally been removed

Last summer it was announced that the trolley tracks at 11th and Reed, along with about 20 other intersections in the city, would be removed. The inactive Route 23 tracks have been a hazard to bicyclists and drivers alike for years now, since the trolley stopped service over 20 years

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Today’s the first day for SEPTA Key, but not everyone can get rid of their tokens just yet

SEPTA Key has been delayed again and again over the past few years. Now today, Monday, June 13, is the beginning of the service for a select number of customers. A total of 10,000 passengers will become “early adopters” of the program today, starting with weekly and monthly passes. As

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Two South Philly SEPTA routes to test out new emissions-free buses

Earlier this week it was announced that SEPTA would receive a Federal Transportation Administration grant that would give the transit authority close to $2.6 million to bring emissions-free buses to the city. If you happen to be a frequent bus commuter in South Philly, you may be one of the

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