Public Transit in Philadelphia: On the Rise

Offering an assortment of trains, buses, trolleys, and shuttles, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) seems to really have it together. Just this month, Philadelphia Magazine reported a four percent increase in ridership on regional rail trains this year and a fifty percent increase since fifteen years ago. Additionally, this summer, SEPTA decided to extend […]

Bus Safety in Philadelphia

As summer fades to fall, some commuters may start trading in their bikes for a bus pass. Buses are inexpensive, environmentally conscientious, and generally safe modes of transportation. However, given the sheer size and weight of a bus, the amount of passengers, and the possible distractions of the driver, there are a number of things […]

School Bus Accident Injures 28 Students

More than 28.5 million children ride school buses to and from school each day in the United States. School buses are a safe way for our kids to get to school. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school bus-related accidents send 17,000 children to emergency rooms each year. The accident can be caused […]