Transportation in the Philadelphia area

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This Wikidelphia resource page is about transportation in the Philadelphia area, which is primarily accomplished by private vehicles, airplanes, and rail and bus mass transit.

By air

Roads

Mass transit

GE Silverliner

SEPTA

Philadelphia is served by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), providing rail, subway, trolley, bus, and trackless trolley service in Philadelphia and it's metro area.

Bus and rail lines into Philadelphia

  • Amtrak operates intercity rail from 30th Street Station, the Main Line, Trenton, and Wilmington.
  • Greyhound and Peter Pan operate intercity bus service from the Greyhound Terminal at 10th & Filbert streets. Greyhound also occasionally stops on Broad Street in Olney and South Philadelphia. 
  • Megabus and Bolt Bus operate low price, direct bus service to New York City from 30th Street Station. Megabus also offers service to other cities.
  • NJ Transit operates buses between Philadelphia and New Jersey, the Atlantic City Line train between 30th St. Station and the Jersey Shore, as well as bus, heavy rail, and light rail service throughout New Jersey.
  • PATCO, operated by the DRPA, provides high speed rail service between Center City Philadelphia and Camden County, New Jersey.

History

Former trolley routes

OUR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE As Seen From The Frankford EL http://www.phillytrolley.org/architectural_el.html

See also

External links (Philadelphia-related)