Category Archives: transportation

Watch a Car Follow Another Car Until They End Up at the Conshohocken Police Station

April 19, 2017

A user, RA4, posted the below video of a car following him after an alleged road rage incident. At the :24 mark in the video, RA4 passes and then changes lanes and goes back to his original lane. How closely RA4 may have cut off the driver is unclear. The other driver then pulls up next to RA4 to […]

New Regional Rail Schedules Starting April 23rd

April 16, 2017

With the changing of the seasons, come a revised schedule for SEPTA’s Regional Rail. The new schedule starts on Sunday, April 23rd. Below are the changes and updates from SEPTA, plus a link to the PDF version of the schedule: Changes to departure and arrival times on select trains. Weekend trains with service towards Center City will operate LATER than […]

Upcoming Bridge Inspections to Close Lanes on 476 and Fayette Street – See Schedule

April 15, 2017

PennDOT has a program to inspect bridges every two years. On Friday, PennDOT announced some travel restrictions scheduled between April 17th and 21st on Interstate 476 and Fayette Street to allow for these inspections in Conshohocken, West Conshohocken and Plymouth Township. The work schedule is: • Monday, April 17, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled […]

Schuylkill Expressway Between Conshohocken Exit and Spring Garden Street Exit Makes Top 10 Most Congested U.S. Roads in 2016

March 16, 2017

People were all excited when Philadelphia Magazine included Conshohocken as one of its 10 hottest suburbs. Conshohocken was just mentioned on another not-so-flattering list created by INRIX, which promotes itself as the global leader in connected car services and transportation analytics. The list from INRIX is “10 Most Congested U.S. Roads in 2016.” Coming in at No.9 is the southbound […]

SEPTA Bus 97 Stuck in Ice and Snow in Conshohocken

March 14, 2017

Two readers sent in photos of SEPTA Bus 97 stuck in the ice and snow this morning. It happened near Spring Mill Avenue and Apple Street. One reader reports it has been stuck at least 25 minutes and is still stuck as of 9:00 a.m.

Mid-County E-ZPass Express Lanes to Close for Three Weeks

March 9, 2017

NBC10 reports that the E-ZPass express lanes at the Mid County toll booth plaza in Plymouth Meeting will be closing the night of Friday, March 17th for approximately three weeks. The closure is to allow the installation of upgraded features. Watch the report below:

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State Has Budgeted Money Towards Reopening Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken

February 23, 2017

This morning we came across a website that provides details on transportation improvements that are in PennDOT’s pipeline. We of course looked up what is planned for the greater Conshohocken area and saw that the currently closed Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken is on the list.  Balligomingo Road has been closed due to failing slope along the road. When it storms, […]

Tractor Trailer Flipped Over on Ramp at the 476/76 Intersection Outside Conshohockens

February 21, 2017

FOX29 has a report and video from its helicopter of a tractor trailer on its side on a ramp leading from 476 northbound to 76 westbound. Below is the video from FOX29: FOX29 also reports that no one was injured and that the police will close the ramp after the morning rush hour to remove the truck.

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New Schedules for SEPTA Start on January 29th

January 29, 2017

SEPTA has new schedules starting today. According to SEPTA this impact the Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail Line in the following ways: Select trains will operate later than previously scheduled. Customers should refer to the timetable for specific train times. Outbound services ttowards Norristown has an added service to Elm Street. Train #6212 (departing 30th Street at 5:41 a.m.) will now stop at […]

Turn on Your Car Lights… in West Conshohocken

January 23, 2017

Someone posted the below on under Rant & Raves: Thursday night 6:00. Matsonford Rd. by Calvary Cemetery. You were the driver with your headlights off. I pulled out in front of you and noticed your lights were off so I tapped my brakes. You ignored me. I turned my taillights off and on and waved and pointed my arm […]