Bus detours for Made in America start today, Extra El/Subway/RRD service Sat and Sun

The Made in America festival is back in town this weekend, with Beyonce headlining on Saturday and Nine Inch Nails headlining Sunday. Due to road closures around the Ben Franklin Parkway, SEPTA is detouring six bus routes away from the festival area, broadly defined as Market to Girard, 16th to the Schuylkill, beginning at 5:00 […]

Ride-and-park Reverse Commuting

A bleary-eyed man staggers, coffee mug in hand, into the depths of Market East Station. In the pre-dawn gloom, he makes his way to Track 2, and boards a train. Fifty nine minutes and twenty ounces of coffee later, the train pulls in to West Trenton station. The man, fully awake and caffeinated, has caught […]

Don’t know what you got, ’til it’s gone

As I believe I’ve mentioned, I moved this summer, and I had a six week period in between when my old lease in Point Breeze ran out and when my new place in Francisville was ready for move-in. In the meantime, I crashed in the spare bedroom of a friend and former flatmate in Swarthmore […]