Roads, transit getting back to normal

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Major highways that had been closed during the weekend papal visit have reopened to vehicles. The Benjamin Franklin Bridge and Interstates... Read more

Smooth train travels this morning, but 4-hour waits tonight?

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Update: Around 3 p.m., SEPTA's command center was preparing for delays of up to 4 hours tonight for regional rail. SEPTA's Command Center... Read more

A long wait after a long day

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Tom Mellett and Maureen Schmidt stood on the corner of Filbert and 11th streets as things died down along the parkway. Old friends who were... Read more

Exodus begins after Pope Francis cruises through Center City

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Seconds after Pope Francis made his second loop around the Parkway, crowds started exiting — quickly. Within minutes, the barricades... Read more

Crowd eager for immigration speech

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It won't be the first time Pope Francis has spoken about immigration, but his speech this afternoon is drawing anticipation from many around... Read more

Vatican press complains of 'ridiculous' security here

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The pope takes a nap, but security keeps going all ... day ... long. At least they have been friendly so far, but the long lines and security... Read more

Mayor's car breaks down on way to seminary

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Apparently, Mayor Nutter was not supposed to leave city limits today. On his way to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion, the mayor's... Read more

Inspiration, family-style

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On one of the later trains headed downtown out of Paoli, two all-American families – each with four kids – formed a kind of a mirror... Read more

Bicyclists take advantage of open streets with Pope Ride

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Bicyclists took advantage of Philadelphia streets shut down to traffic Saturday for a "Pope Ride." Here are scenes from cyclists' ride around... Read more

Light traffic, longer intervals on SEPTA, Patco

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Managers at SEPTA's command center at 12th and Market Streets expressed surprise at how smoothly things were running on the first day of the... Read more

What B.F. Bridge is like without cars

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The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is shut down to vehicle traffic for the pope's visit to Philadelphia. Here's how runners, cyclists and pilgrims... Read more

71-year-old DJ entertains train riders

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"Good morning, Paoli Train Station! I always wanted to say that.” With those words just after sunrise at 7 a.m., Tom Dalton opened his... Read more

30th Street Station is still pretty empty

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As of about 6 a.m., there wasn't much activity yet at 30th Street Station: At 6am 30th St. station is mostly empty with few passengers arriving... Read more

'Very important' to see pope up close

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At 5 a.m., the Paoli train station was bustling with activity in the otherwise dead calm of the pre-dawn streets, surrounded by police cruisers... Read more

20-minute delays on SEPTA Regional Rail, many tickets left on Amtrak, PATCO

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SEPTA Regional Rail lines are operating with 20-minute delays across the system due to some high volume from the World Meeting of Families... Read more

Still plenty of pope parking in Camden

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There's plenty of parking available in Camden this weekend -- just 270 vehicles have been registered to park in the 8,000 available spots on... Read more

N.J. Transit to sell day-of tickets for papal visit

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Riders taking New Jersey Transit on Saturday or Sunday can now wait until the weekend to buy their tickets. The transit agency will be operating... Read more

Timeline: Parkway-area road closures

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Some papal-visit-related road closures are already in place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and more streets are slated to be closed to traffic... Read more

Walking routes to papal events, banned items announced

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The Secret Service, city and state authorities have announced pedestrian routes for the pope's public events on Sept. 26 and 27, along with a lengthy list of what not to bring. Read more