Friday, February 12, 2016

Transportation

  • More Top Stories
  • Latest News
An online information meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the new westbound toll on the Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge over the Delaware River...
I exchanged a few emails this week with a woman who asked what was behind the tendency of low income communities to participate in bike shares at a lower...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.
The Delaware River Port Authority got a new designee for Pennsylvania’s state treasurer today, pharmaceutical executive Osagie Imasogie. Treasurer...
Taxi drivers staged another demonstration in Center City on Thursday, protesting the presence of the Uber and Lyft car services in Philadelphia.
Bad weather and cheap oil are hurting Amtrak's bottom line, and its chief executive wants across-the-board cuts just four months into the fiscal year.
At a series of public meetings next month, SEPTA will present a single proposal for the five-mile extension of the Norristown High Speed Line.
In a cavernous concrete University City lab, about 80 Drexel University engineering students are working out the kinks on the future of public transportation.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Union officials representing rail workers said Wednesday their members are prepared to strike unless New Jersey Transit improves an offer they say would increase workers' health premiums by hundreds of dollars per month.
The Street: According to the Consumer Federation of America, "Major auto insurance companies charge good drivers as much as 47% more for basic liability auto insurance if they don't own their home."
Airlines nickel and dime you for just about everything: to check a bag, get a meal in the economy cabin, for priority boarding, and a "choice" seat with extra legroom.
The Street: Depending upon which state a customer lives in, the Model 3 could cost as little as $25,000, thanks in part to tax incentives, according to a Bloomberg report.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrollable fires, the chairman of a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday.
Can presidential candidates rival the popularity of a pope? We are about to find out.
Center city law firm Blank Rome, a fixture in the city's legal community for 70 years, said Thursday it had acquired Dickstein Shapiro, a venerated if struggling Washington D.C.-based firm in a deal that will expand Blank Rome's presence in the nation's capital while securing its position as one of Philadelphia's leading law firms.
Boarded-up storefronts line both levels of the ailing Burlington County mall now called the Marketplace at Burlington. Plans to revive it were supposed to start in "early 2016," by owner Moonbeam Capital Investments L.L.C., of Las Vegas, which bought the mall two years ago with plans for a three-phase, $230 million turnaround of the former Burlington Center.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.
Sunoco is dishing up a new way for customers to refuel at its convenience stores: Tacos. Up to now, it's been best known for its gasoline, but on Friday, the retail fuel marketer is marking the grand opening of its first Laredo Taco Co. outlet at an APlus store in Greensburg, in Western Pennsylvania. The first Philadelphia-area taco store is set to open next month in Chester County.
Three paving contractors have agreed to reimburse $735,000 to Philadelphia Gas Works to settle claims they did substandard roadway repairs where the city-owned utility had done maintenance work.
Moves to remake the dilapidated Gallery at Market East into a high-end outlet mall are expected to give area property values a lift.
Electricity rates will go up slightly for many New Jersey residential customers following Thursday's annual electricity auction for basic generation service.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's competition authority has fined drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plc 37.6 million pounds ($54.5 million) for stalling the potential entry of generic competitors of an anti-depressant drug Seroxat into the marketplace.
Branding agency 160over90 is moving its Philadelphia operations to the office complex formerly known as the Penn Mutual Towers from its current location at the One South Broad building.
Between major vehicle redesigns, automakers will do what they call a "mid-cycle freshening." This is usually a largely cosmetic exercise that typically amounts to replacing the grille, fascias, head and taillights, tweaking the interior, and offering fresh wheels.