Posts Tagged ‘SEPTA’

Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street

Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street

October 27, 2014  |  Art & Design

Dance studio on South Street to be ready next month, Manayunk church getting ready for spring restoration efforts, four homes to begin construction in NoLibs, and SEPTA announces fare payment upgrade > more

Sunny Strobe Lights On The El With Yiayia

Sunny Strobe Lights On The El With Yiayia

September 9, 2014  |  History

Harry K. recalls the magical light show that the Market-Frankford Line provided him and his grandmother during their Sunday morning trips into the city in the early 1970s > more

The Wheels of Steal: Scrap Metal Theft Is On The Rise, Again

The Wheels of Steal: Scrap Metal Theft Is On The Rise, Again

August 25, 2014  |  Preservation

A new wave of scrap metal theft is sweeping the city, and it is no holds barred. From residential copper wiring to SEPTA rail plates, everything appears to be up for grabs. Max Marin sheds some light on the familiar trend > more

An Anniversary To Forget: August 1, 1944

An Anniversary To Forget: August 1, 1944

August 1, 2014  |  History

70 years ago, on August 1, 1944, white Philadelphia transit employees staged a wildcat strike to keep African Americans from becoming trolley drivers. At the height of the war effort, FDR had to step in > more

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

July 16, 2014  |  Urbanism

Work officially began this week on the trail that will reconnect Lower Merion and Manayunk across the Schuylkill River by foot and by bike. Brad Maule looks back—and forward—at the nearly 100-year-old Manayunk Bridge > more