Category Archives: transportation

Lane Restrictions Coming to Joshua Road in Whitemarsh Township Through November

August 29, 2016

The Whitemarsh Township Authority began weekday lane restrictions on Joshua Road between Emerson Drive and Flourtown Road on Friday, August 26th for sewer installation. The lane restrictions will be in place Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. through the end of November. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through this work area. Traffic will be controlled by […]

Plymouth Township Changing Name of Diamond Avenue to Conshohocken Road

August 21, 2016

Plymouth Township’s Council voted 5-0 on July 11, 2016 to change the name of Diamond Avenue to Conshohocken Road. The change comes as the result of the recent closure of the section of Conshohocken Road at Ridge Pike due to the Lafayette Street Extension Project. A couple months ago traffic was diverted onto Diamond Avenue to enter or exit Conshohocken Road […]

Motorcycle Accident at Ridge and Joshua

August 10, 2016

There was a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Ridge Pike and Joshua Road in Lafayette Hill. The Montco Active Incident Report shows that a helicopter was dispatched to the scene. Not sure how many vehicles were involved. We will update as appropriate.

New Schedule for SEPTA Regional Rail in Conshohocken and Whitemarsh Township

August 8, 2016

As SEPTA continues to work to enhance the Interim Weekday Schedules to address crowding and station pass-ups and maximize operation of the leased train cars already in service and the additional cars that will be arriving in time for the service day on Monday, August 8. This includes the regional rail that services Conshohocken and Whitemarsh Township. Here is the […]

West Conshohocken Traffic Issue and Traffic Calming Petition

August 4, 2016

A West Conshy resident, Jennifer Richards, posted the below video to a West Conshy Facebook Group. It shows cars on Ford Street going leaving their lane and going down the wrong lane to make a left onto Merion. Apparently it is an ongoing issue. We couldn’t get the video to embed, so we had to make a video of the […]

Balligomingo Road Closure Becomes More Complicated

August 4, 2016

A couple months ago we met with Ira Saligman, the owner of the property above Balligomingo Road at the point where mud and debris fall into the road after storms. This issue has caused a portion of the road to be closed for over a year now. Saligman had reached out to us to offer a tour of the property […]

Some Regional Rail Riders Will Have to Pre-Pay Before Boarding During Weekday PM Rush

July 29, 2016

SEPTA has announced that starting Monday, August 1st, during PM travel hours (3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.) all fares will be collected or validated, before customers go to the platform area at Temple, Jefferson, Suburban, 30th, & University City Regional Rail Stations. Why is SEPTA doing this? From the announcement: This interim change in the PM fare collection process is […]

PA Turnpike Fully Commits to New Interchange at Ridge Pike and Conshohocken Road

July 19, 2016

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced on July 15th that the joint public partnership involving PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Montgomery County has reached a significant milestone to boost regional mobility in the growing corridor. “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission recently committed to fully fund the design and construction of a new interchange between the Turnpike and the Lafayette Street extension […]

SETPA’s Updated Regional Rail Schedule – Goes into Effect July 11th

July 10, 2016

SEPTA was able to get its hands on a few rail cars from other transit organizations and has altered the schedule due to this. We find it hard to believe that there isn’t a train to the city going out of Conshohocken or Spring Mill between 7:40 a.m. and 8:40 a.m. Is that normal? Anyway, here is the link to […]

Uber Making Moves to Ease the Current Regional Rail Disruption

July 10, 2016

Jon Feldman, Uber’s Philadelphia general manager, posted to its website the below information on how Uber plans to help ease the issues created by the disruption of SEPTA’s regional rail schedule:   With the unexpected SEPTA service disruption this week, we’re launching a new initiative: Philly Moves Together. This is Uber’s plan to help keep the city moving while reducing congestion […]