'Trips by Train' designed to increase interest in train service.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Information from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is partnering with Amtrak on "PA Trips By Train," an initiative designed to increase interest in the Keystone train service between Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and to promote an alternate travel option for visiting popular events and destinations. As part of the excursions packages, customers can purchase discounted train tickets from Amtrak and receive a pass for transportation from the train station to the excursion destination. The initiative begins this month with an overnight excursion to Christmas in Hershey, with Hershey providing ground transportation to and from the Elizabethtown train station. Planned future …
PHL International Airport, rail and bus services gradually returning to normal schedules
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
As Sandy completed its transition from coastal hurricane to winter storm Tuesday night, the frozen Northeast mass transit infrastructure it left in its wake had begun to thaw out. Following one of the largest disruptions of the U.S. aviation system since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Delta Airlines and other carriers resumed flights in and out of Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday afternoon. US Airways, the airport's biggest tenant, planned to resume its normal schedule on Wednesday morning, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The airport itself was said to have suffered only minimal damage during the storm. Still, more than 2,100 flights for Wednesday had been cancelled around in the country in addition to the …