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January 31, 2018

Maybe bikes will save the planet after all.

According to a report from the Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Innovation Institute, helpfully relayed from the original Chinese by Carlton Reid at BikeBiz, cycling rates have doubled in Chinese cities since the advent of dockless bike-share systems.

There are now about 16 million dockless bike-share bikes in circulation a...

January 30, 2018

The King of Prussia Rail Coalition applauds SEPTA’s Board decision today to approve the Locally Preferred Alternative as presented in the King of Prussia Rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) with the North/South design option.  This action paves the way for the start of the Final Environmental Impact Statement phase of the project, according...

January 29, 2018

When it comes to air pollution, China gets most of the attention as one of Asia’s worst offenders (and rightly so). But South Korea has a massive pollution problem all its own, earning the unenviable title of worst air quality among OECD nations—and experts predict the problem will only get worse over the next five years.

So when a thick layer of yellow dust...

January 26, 2018

The route will shift away from residential areas

The King of Prussia Rail project just took a major step forward with SEPTA board’s approval of an alternative route that will cut travel time between KOP and Philly by 30 minutes and veer away from residential areas.

The SEPTA board voted to approve the PECO/Turnpike First Avenue, Locally Preferred Alternative (...

January 26, 2018

Extension of the Norristown High-Speed Line will include two stops at the mall

SEPTA's board on Thursday approved a final route for the Norristown High-Speed Line extension that will provide direct service to the King of Prussia Mall.

The 4.5-mile, elevated high-speed rail extension would give riders a faster connection among King of Prussia, Center City and U...

January 26, 2018

Transformative project would connect King of Prussia, the largest employment center in suburban
Philadelphia, to Center City and University City, Philadelphia via SEPTA’s Norristown High Speed Line

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (January 25, 2018) - The King of Prussia Rail Coalition applauds SEPTA’s Board decision today to approve the Locally Preferred Alternative as p...

January 26, 2018

Key milestone enables KOP Rail Project to move to the next phase

PHILADELPHIA (January 25, 2018) - The SEPTA Board today approved the adoption of the recommended Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) as presented in the King of Prussia Rail (KOP Rail) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) with the North/South design option. This action paves the way...

January 25, 2018

SEPTA’s board is expected to approve a final route Thursday for the Norristown High-Speed Line extension to King of Prussia, transit agency officials said Wednesday.


The proposal diverts the railroad tracks away from a community that opposed an earlier design that had the line running nearly through residents’ backyards. The final plan, which shifts the trac...

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